Law costs is a specialist area carried out by qualified Cost Lawyers and Cost draftsmen (unregulated) forming an important part of the litigation process. Opportunities tend require specialists in certain areas of Law commonly, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence or Family law.
Responsibilities in this area of law are extremely varied, including, amongst others, preparing cost budgets, attending Case Management Conferences, Drafting bills and points of dispute / replies to points of dispute, attending detailed assessment hearings and the negotiation of costs. They will also provide advice and make sure that clients are properly charged for the work their solicitor is doing.
Sacco Mann has consultants that really understand this specialist area and can help you with your next career move in this area of law.