Law Costs Draftsman
Irwin Mitchell LLP - Sheffield

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We have opportunities for Law Costs Draftsman to join our Costs Management team in our Sheffield Office.

The Company

Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.

We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.

Today we employ over 2200 people in 9 UK and 2 Spanish offices.

The Role

You will deal with solicitors’ files across a range of disciplines and prepare costs claims for submission to opposing solicitors or the courts. You may be required to undertake negotiations and possibly have some involvement with advocacy.

Applicants should be committed and hard working individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision.

You will have a flexible approach making you able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels.

Ideally you will be educated to degree standard and possess experience working either in house or for an external supplier of costs drafting services. You will either be fully or part qualified. The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy is essential. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes would be advantageous.

The Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send us a copy or your CV and covering letter along with your salary expectations and quoting the reference number S311011/LCD to Jonathan Brett, Recruitment Officer at Please state the vacancy reference number in the subject title of the e-mail.

Our preferred method for receipt of CVs is via e-mail, however if you are unable to apply using this method, please contact Jonathan Brett on 0161 838 3097.

Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.