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Legal Biller

Permanent
Legal Finance
London (WC1X) with hybrid-working
London
up to £36k
MH3144
17/06/2024

Description

Billing Coordinator

up to £36k

London (WC1X) with hybrid-working

 

An award-winning multidisciplinary law firm is seeking a dedicated and experienced Billing Coordinator, to join their team in London. Recognised as a top-tier firm by legal directories, they pride themselves on their exceptional track record and diverse range of specialist legal services. Their clients include medium-sized businesses, NGOs, public figures, and private individuals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly billing meetings with fee earners to review WIP, file progress, and housekeeping tasks such as:
  1. Time transfers
  2. Rate changes
  3. WIP and billing write-offs
  4. File closures
  5. Disbursement transfers or write-offs
  6. Amend client records as needed
  • Assess fees received vs. targets with each fee earner.
  • Ensure prompt handling of tasks following billing meetings, including troubleshooting.
  • Draft and process payments on account for profit costs and disbursements on CCMS.
  • Post weekly bills following receipt of remittance from the LAA, accurately allocating costs.
  • Correspond with external cost draftsmen to ensure matter progression and keep fee earners updated.
  • Advise fee earners on arising queries.
  • Assist billing coordinators with complex and technical issues.
  • Support the Finance Manager with clearing queries and historical issues.
  • Provide training to billing coordinators on civil and criminal billing aspects.
  • Share knowledge and expertise within the team.

 

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Understanding of Legal Aid and public legal funding systems in both criminal and civil sectors.
  • ALCD or AAT qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.

 

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02080049213 (office hours) or 07887523228 (out of office hours).

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our clients.

The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

*We require a lawyer who has gained the necessary experience for the position advertised. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.