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Job Reference: SP1288

Recruitment Consultant

  • Location: Cambridge/Suffolk
  • Position: Recruitment Consultant
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

Job Description

Above market salary and uncapped commission

Errington Legal are seeking a recruitment consultant with experience in professional services, or someone from a legal background looking for a career change, to work primarily in Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds but also with the opportunity of working at home.

We have long standing relationships with leading law firms, in house legal teams in FTSE listed companies in tech, education, R&D and life sciences.

This role will focus on senior level and retained search projects with clients such as these and offers a genuine opportunity for progression.

As a business we truly care about the future of our candidates’ careers, our clients’ businesses, and our reputation as recruitment consultants that deliver.

Required Skills

  • Articulate and professional in your approach

  • The ability to quickly establish strong working relationships with clients and candidates

  • An interest in law

  • Ambitious and proactive

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Previous recruitment, HR or legal experience would be desirable but is not essential

  • Flexible working, including some home working

  • An ambitious, encouraging and friendly working environment

  • Above market salary and uncapped commission

  • Genuine opportunity for progression

If you like the look of this role, please apply now.

Alternatively for further information and a confidential discussion contact Eleanor Sidgwick or Sean Dodsworth at Errington Legal.

 “I was extremely impressed by Errington Legal’s professionalism and knowledge of the sector and their client base, which assisted me in making the right decisions. I would not hesitate to recommend Errington Legal.“

“I have dealt with recruitment agencies in the past that were all pretty similar in their approach to my needs. Errington Legal I found were refreshingly different.“

To apply call us on 01223 803 814

Team Contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

An expert in her field, Eleanor has recruited for the legal industry for over 10 years, she has recruited all levels of qualified staff for private practice clients and in house for large multinationals. She also works on a retained basis for clients that are looking to make strategic hires at senior level. Eleanor is able to offer her clients and candidates guidance from start to finish on each…


In 2015 Eleanor helped us successfully recruit our first Group Head of Legal Affairs. As a new role to the organisation we appreciated that Eleanor took the time to speak with all of the relevant stakeholders within Cambridge Assessment to understand the type of person that would fit in well. With an understanding of our organisation she created a strong foundation that supported the search throughout its entirety. The shortlisting options that Eleanor provided highlighted just how well she knows the legal market and represented her strong understanding of our requirements. If you are looking for an expert in Legal recruiting, someone who truly understands good cultural fit, then I would recommend Errington Legal.
Liz Allan - Group HR Director , Cambridge Assessment


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:


3 Brindleyplace
B1 2JB

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814

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