Award-winning Court of Protection Costs Specialists
Costs recovery: To be responsible for Drafting of Bills of Costs arising from proceedings within the Court of Protection and to prepare and submit claims for costs for assessment and payment. To ensure that the maximum costs are recovered within a timely manner for the Client and provide guidance and support to both clients and other members of staff in respect of costs issues. Advising clients with regard to the outcome of the assessment and whether or not an appeal should be pursued.
Appeals – informal and formal appeals to the SCCO following receipt of assessed bill; dealing with drafting of all necessary documents and filing the same
Assessment assistance – drafting and preparing all documentation and filing via approved court portals; assisting in promptly sending client files, be that electronic or paper files.
All matters: To deal with any advices, dealing with provisional assessment / detailed assessment hearings etc as necessary. All matters to be dealt with in accordance with The Civil Procedure Rules, any applicable Court of Protection Rules.
Meet Agreed Company Targets
Undertake cradle to grave costs work in accordance with the agreed SLA to include:
Peer check other Cost Draftsmen’s work to include:
Attend regular training sessions internally and externally to keep up to date with legislation, regulations and case law
Ensure Service Level Agreements are met by self and others
To assist/prepare training materials where applicable and as required to aid development of the other members of staff
To assist/prepare social media campaigns as required
Deal with Client queries and Client relationship activities
Cover for other staff as required
Overseeing the development of Trainees where applicable
Be responsible for own continuous personal development
Undertake any other reasonable duties designated by their immediate or ultimate supervisors from time to time to meet business needs.
Dependent upon level of experience
Send your CV in strictest of confidence to our Head of Court of Protection, Paul Cruickshanks, stating your current salary to Paul.Cruickshanks@aandmbacon.co.uk
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