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Law Cost Accountant

Edinburgh
competitive
63550/001_1567181474

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

  • Answer internal and external enquiries in relation to judicial accounts, negotiation of third party costs, estimates of likely costs and deal with any ad hoc enquiries


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 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


In return, our client is offering a highly competitive package which includes a generous holiday allowance & professional development support.

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