Cost Advocate

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
North West
Location:
Prescot
Salary Description:
Dependent on Experience
Posted:
11/11/2019
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
Cost Advocate

Pure Business Group offers a full suite of Legal Services and is comprised of two ABS Law firms. From Costs Drafting and Recovery, Litigation Funding Provisions, Claims Management Operations, Claims Handling Services, IT Services to the insurance Industry and Sports Management Business.

Job Purpose:

We are currently looking for an experienced Cost Advocate to join our busy Cost Department based in our Prescot Office reporting directly to the Operations Manager.

Duties:

* Provide technical costs advice across all areas of Pure Legal Costs (PLCC) and the Pure Business Group (PBG) as necessary
* Advocate/attend court on behalf of Solicitor clients in the County Court
* Meeting customer satisfaction goals
* In-house training on costs issues
* Preparation of Replies to Points of Dispute
* Preparation of Application Notices, Skeleton Arguments, statements of case etc
* Preparation for and attending hearings of all kinds relating to costs.
* Confident day to day decision maker
* Advising as required on cases including quantum, causation and liability (in respect of costs)
* Training and advising other teams within the department and staff development

Qualifications/Skills:

* Proven experience as a costs advocate/fee earner essential
* Well Advocate responsibilities
* In depth industry knowledge
* In depth technical knowledge
* Excellent customer service skills
* Strong organisational and planning skills
* A practical and flexible approach to work
* Good general IT skills
* Time management skills
* Ability to use initiative and solve problems
* Communication skills
* Professional
* Planning and co-ordination
* Commitment
* Integrity

Benefits:

* Holiday Allowance + 8 bank holiday
* Birthday day off
* "me time"
* Pension Scheme
* Employee Assistance Programme

Contact Details:
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