Costs Paralegal

South Yorkshire, Sheffield, England
04 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Nicholas Hearn
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type
Exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding team, leading the way on costs litigation.

About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role

Our Sheffield based team lead the way on costs litigation, including involvement in test cases on fixed portal costs avoidance, success fees for NIHL, CFAs and Notice to Cancel, level of ATE premiums and QOCS.

The team are growing rapidly and offer the opportunity to gain experience in a wide field of costs work for insurers and corporate clients. The work is some of the most varied and high level available and you will gain exposure across all civil and commercial litigations and international arbitrations.

There is also a national and international scope to the work the team do.

About You

Some experience with costs work would be useful, but not essential - the team will provide training.

We would be interested in those who have completed or are studying for a law degree.

Prior paralegal experience would be useful but again, not essential.

IT literacy, attention to detail and good time management, alongside the ability to work to deadlines is important.

Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.


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