Costs Manager

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  • Competitive pay, plus bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Legal 500, city centre firm
  • Autonomous role with lots of flex

A highly regarded, Legal 500 national law firm is looking for a Costs Manager to join its growing in-house costs team in an autonomous role supporting several key teams.

You will enjoy a city centre, national firm salary, plus the opportunity to boost your earnings significantly with a performance-related bonus, and fast track progression through the firm’s open promotion scheme.

You’ll have lots of responsibility and autonomy, managing matters from start to finish and having exposure to lots of stakeholders within the firm.

In the role, you will undertake a wide variety of costs work, including drafting bills of costs, replies, points of dispute and budgets, and negotiating on behalf of clients within contentious areas of the practice.

The firm is a top employer, having attracted several high-profile awards and accreditations. Team members get an enhanced annual leave allowance, plus office closure between Christmas and New Year and additional wellbeing days off.

How to apply for this Costs Manager role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Jenny Vickerstaff at Realm Recruit.

Jenny is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of Legal Support & Costs Professionals. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for support positions of all kinds, from legal secretaries to business support specialists and costs lawyers. If you’re a legal support professional looking to make a move, Jenny can help you find the right role.

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£35,000 - £50,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Jenny Vickerstaff

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Specialist for Legal Support & Costs professionals across the North West.

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