Legal Costs Draftswoman
Jessica is a legal costs draftswoman with many years’ experience handling costs disputes, from the preparation of schedules of costs and Formal Bills of Cost to negotiating settlements. She prepares N260 Statements of Cost for court hearings and has experience in costs management in litigation.
In addition, Jessica is a trainee Management Accountant (CIMA). Having passed her final exams in 2018, she is currently carrying out her practical experience in order to complete her qualification. She is mainly involved in internal financial reporting to management.
Jessica is also the point of contact for clients with any invoicing queries. She is heavily involved in the billing process and assists secretaries with more complex invoicing requirements to ensure that invoices are correctly issued in accordance with accounting practice and that they reflect good value for the work undertaken.”
Jessica joined Winter Scott as a legal costs clerk in March 2011, having previously worked as a costs draftswoman and paralegal for a law firm specialising in non-commercial litigation.
Jessica started training as a Management Accountant in 2016 and is due to complete her qualification in 2020.