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