GLD are looking for an experienced costs lawyer/costs draftsman to work in our in-house costs team.
GLD is at the heart of the UK Government’s legal system and is the largest provider of legal services across government, working with over 180 government departments and agencies.
The costs team is part of the litigation division and deals with all aspects of civil litigation costs for case lawyers in litigation, including lands tribunal, personal injury, and clinical negligence, judicial review, charities matters and costs of public inquiries. The work of the team includes dealing with adverse costs, recovery of costs and costs budgeting. We also provide costs advice and training to client departments and litigation lawyers.
An understanding of CPR, the litigation process and practice is essential, as is an enthusiasm and commitment to deal with a high volume and at times a high profile/complex caseload.
We are a very busy, successful and growing team.
For your hard work we’ll reward you with training, a competitive salary, a generous annual leave allowance and a civil service pension.
Further information on the role of costs lawyers can be obtained from www.costslawyer.co.uk
For further information on this post contact Casey Collins on 020 7210 1259 or email:
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To apply online please visit: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk
Closing date: 15 July 2015
Interviews are expected to take place: July or August 2015
GLD is part of the Government Legal Service.
GLD is an equal opportunity employer and aims to reflect the diversity of British Society.
We welcome applications regardless of gender, race, age, disability or sexuality.