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Costs Draftsman – Finance team

Our finance team is recruiting a skilled Costs Draftsman to join the team.

We are looking for someone to act as a Costs Draftsman for the firm by drafting bills/claims accurately, ensuring maximum recovery of fees and to provide support to the Billing Team and fee earners where required.

You will need to be committed and hardworking, who enjoys operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment and has the ability to work under pressure whilst still exceeding targets.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:


  • Various Legal Aid claims/bills,
  • Inter partes Bill of Costs
  • Schedule of Costs

Preparation of:

  • Points of Replies
  • Costs budgets
  • Negotiating settlement of costs
  • In addition you will provide support and advice to fee earners and to the Billing Team where required


  • Working as a Costs Draftsman with a minimum of 3 years experience, either in-house or for a specialist costs drafting company;
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication and IT Skills
  • Understanding of CPR and Case Law
  • The ability to work on your own with the minimum of supervision

Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession.  Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

Please view the role’s job description and person specification in the downloadable files.

If you are interested in applying please send your up to date CV together with a covering letter in support by email to, quoting the vacancy reference number.


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