Re-train Costs Paralegal / Trainee Costs Draftsman | Southport

Clayton Legal
England, Merseyside, Southport
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Closing date
5 May 2021

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Practice area
1 year
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Costs Paralegal / Trainee Costs Draftsman


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Do you have experience within the Personal Injury sector with an interested in legal Costs?

Our client is a leading law firm who cover a wide range of Personal Injury work to include EL, PL, OL, RTA, industrial disease, serious injury and clinical negligence matters.

Due to expansion, our client is looking to recruit several Costs Paralegals / Trainee Costs Draftsman to join their rapidly growing department with the opportunity to secure a role with a reputable firm with high quality training and progress opportunities.

The Role:

Duties and responsibilities include preparation of summary assessment trail schedules, breakdowns of costs at case conclusion and formal bills where details assessment are required. The will also be further training provided around costs negotiation, detailed assessment proceedings and costs budgeting.


The ideal Costs Paralegal / Trainee Costs Draftsman will have experience working for claimant personal injury firms with a real passion and interest in legal costs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required in addition to a good level of IT skills. You will also have a keen eye for detail and strong analytical skills.

Candidates with some knowledge and understanding of costs are highly advantageous.

The salary on offer is between £18,000 - £20,000.

If this Costs Paralegal / Trainee Costs Draftsman role is of interest, please contact Olivia Taylor on 01772 259121 forward your most recent CV to Take a look at our web site for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

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