Part Time Law Costs Administrator

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££18500 - £21000 per annum
Contact name: Robert Addy

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Published: about 1 month ago

Job Title: Part-Time Law Costs Drafts Administrator
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £18,500 - £21,000 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week

A large law firm based in Sheffield, seeking a proactive and detail-oriented Law Costs Drafts Administrator to join their team on a part-time basis. The successful candidate will provide crucial support to the costs team, ensuring accurate and efficient management of legal costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and maintain accurate legal costs drafts, including bills of costs, schedules, and statements of costs for assessment.
  2. Assist in the negotiation of costs and liaise with clients, fee earners, and other parties as required.
  3. Review and analyze legal files and documentation to identify recoverable costs, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and procedures.
  4. Monitor and track the progress of costs files, ensuring deadlines are met and any delays are communicated to relevant parties.
  5. Support the costs team in the preparation of budgets and costs management processes.
  6. Attend costs-related meetings and provide administrative support, including minute-taking and the preparation of relevant documents.
  7. Respond to queries from clients, fee earners, and third parties in a professional and timely manner.
  8. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant costs law and industry developments.
  9. Assist in the implementation of new processes and systems to improve the efficiency of the costs department.
  10. Perform any other administrative tasks as required to support the smooth functioning of the department.

Key Requirements:

  1. A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a similar role within a law firm or legal costs environment.
  2. Strong knowledge of legal costs procedures and regulations.
  3. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  4. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to liaise effectively with clients, fee earners, and other team members.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  6. A proactive and flexible approach to work, with a willingness to take on additional responsibilities as needed.


  1. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  2. Flexible working hours.
  3. Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  4. Supportive team environment.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV to this advert or call Rob Addy on 0114 2418030 for more infomation.