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Contract Signing

Costs Lawyer

Business Services department

Reference: CL/SP/MAY24

Location: London or Cardiff

Role type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Competitive, plus benefits

Deadline: 16 June 2024, 23:59:59

Costs Lawyer (Civil Litigation) – London or Cardiff
Permanent, full-time, with hybrid working
Salary – Competitive, plus benefits
Ref: CL/SP/MAY24

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team and the role
The successful candidate will be working alongside the Senior Associate Solicitor in the civil litigation team to assist our fee earners in the Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Human Rights and International departments, with providing a complete costs service to include, preparation of costs budgets, statements of costs for summary assessment, formal bills of costs; costs negotiations; preparation for and attendance at costs management hearings and detailed assessment hearings; and providing general costs advice, guidance, and assistance. 

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 16th June 2024:
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as you can in order to be considered.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.

Employee benefits
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions
• Life assurance 4 x salary
• Healthcare cash plan
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership up to 50% off
• Cycle to work scheme
• BUPA Private Health Insurance
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch every day.