Job Vacancy - Cost Draftsman/Lawyer

New opportunity

Switalskis are looking for a Cost Draftsman/Lawyer to join their growing team, based in Yorkshire.

About the Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing costs claims across a number of areas including Court of Protection (Health & Welfare, Fixed fee and hourly rate Care, Family Law, Private Law Children and Crime
  • Preparation of HCCPs or undertaking training to become proficient in this area
  • Submission of claims utilising CCMS
  • Any other duties which from time to time are required by the Company.


  • Minimum of 2 years previous working knowledge of legal aid either in house or for an external provider
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Word processing skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills with a pro-active approach to their work and happy to work as part of a team and individually
  • Able to work flexibly in line with business needs.


  • Use of Costsmaster (advantageous)
  • Use of CCMS for submission of claims
  • Working knowledge of the legal aid costs assessment guidance and ability to interpret and apply.

Switalskis Solicitors have a strong presence across Yorkshire having 12 office locations. We have over 400 staff and are proud to offer great salary packages together with generous benefits which include the BUPA Wellbeing Health expenses plan, Group insurances including, Life Insurance, Critical Illness and Income Protection cover, a Company Pension Scheme, and Perkbox membership.


Switalskis offer a wide range of fantastic staff benefits, please view our careers page for full details.

How to apply

Please send your CV by email to our team at recruitment@switalskis.com