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Job Reference: SP1163

Costs Paralegal

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Position: Costs Paralegal
  • Area of Law: Private Practice
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

 We have an opportunity to work for a Birmingham based Costs team in a leading global law firm, supporting and working under the guidance of the Costs Draftsman. A key component of the role is to gather and manipulate data from in-house systems and to collate bundles of documents and produce Word documents and Excel spread sheets.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be resourceful and flexible, with an inquiring mind

  • Be self-motivated and proactive

  • Be efficient and well organised

  • Have a methodical approach to tasks and problem solving

  • Have strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills with strong attention to detail

  • Be highly numerate and IT literate

  • Have the ability to work under pressure, prioritise work and meet tight deadlines

  • Have integrity and credibility, appreciating the confidential nature of the work

A degree of experience in a legal Costs department would be preferable, although dedicated training and support will be provided. Familiarity with Finance systems and work experience in a professional environment is essential.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential)

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


I cannot thank Hollie enough for helping me secure the perfect position. Throughout the whole process Hollie has been helpful, professional and always kept me up to date. I set out my requirements during our first conversation and Hollie went above and beyond to find me a position that suited. The time and attention given to my search is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Ashley - Paralegal , Cambridge


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