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Law Accountant

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FPSG's client is a leading international law firm with a dynamic and enterprising approach. In order to support and drive their ambitious growth plans a unique opportunity is available for an experienced Law Accountant to join their highly successful and established Costs team based in Edinburgh.

Role Responsibilities


Preparation of Judicial Accounts in accordance with the rules of court and the tables of fees set down by the Law Society of Scotland

Negotiating third party costs with external Law Accountants and Solicitors by correspondence, telephone or face to face meetings

Preparation of Points of Objection

Attendance at Diets of Taxation at the Court of Session and all Sheriff Courts in Scotland

Desired Skills

Experience of working within a similar environment

Strong understanding of Court of Session and Sheriff Court rules and Law Society of Scotland's Tables of Fees

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise accordingly

Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage time effectively

Ability to work as a member of a Team

Elite Enterprise and Microsoft packages - particularly Word

Understanding of case management systems in particular Visualfiles

Personal Qualities

Ability to work well under pressure

Be able to use initiative and be proactive

Proven problem solver

Confident and positive approach when communicating with staff of all levels, opponents and Auditors of Court

Willingness to be flexible as and when volume of business dictates

Excellent team player


In return our client offers a generous remuneration package and excellent benefits.

Next Steps

For further information, please contact Michelle Beaumont on 0131 270 6606 or forward you're CV in strictest confidence

Equal Opportunities

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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