About the role
Our Defendant Personal Injury and Products team has a reputation for delivering sound timely advice and particular expertise in large-scale litigation, multi-party actions and group actions. Its clients include government, large self-insured corporates and international organisations (non-governmental and commercial).
The team has a costs offering for the Dispute Resolution section of the firm to include civil, commercial and Arbitral claims. We provide costs services including the preparation of costs schedules, budgets (Precedents H and R) and costs budgets for group litigation costs management to the preparation of Bills of Costs, Points of Disputes, and Replies. We appear before the SCCO, in local courts and in Arbitral matters.
You will have previous costs paralegal/draftsperson experience (minimum 6 months working in costs) with excellent organisational skills and exceptional communication skills; who can interact with Partners and Fee earners. You will also have:
• Client care skills (telephone, email and face to face)
• Excellent time management skills/ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines
• Experience of managing own matters
• Ability to work well in a team
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.
CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.
Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide.
A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.