Our Client, a public entity, plays a pivotal role as social security safety net for South Africans and currently has an opportunity for an OFFICER : LEGAL COST PAYMENT T.
A.S.K. GRADE 10 in the Johannesburg. This is a Nine (9) Month Fixed Term Contract.
NQF 7 (Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma) in Law or related qualification
Relevant 3 years’ experience in Claims or Legal Cost payment environment.
Evaluate, assess bills of costs settled or taxed
Mark bills and make settlement offers
Attend taxation at court
Process bills for payment on acceptance of offer or consider counter proposal if offer is rejected
Prepare for and attend court for taxation
Instruct Panel Attorney or Cost Consultant in consultation with supervisor to attend taxation
Approve bills in terms of delegation of authority
Attend to queries from both internal and external stakeholders
Review matters as taxed / settled and attend to such review and attend court appeal
Provide advice to claims sections, attorneys and costs consultants
Approve legal cost payments in terms of delegation of authority
Maintain accurate record of activities for submission to supervisor
Please note should you not receive a response within 7 business days of applying, you may consider your application as being unsuccessful.