Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Recruiter
Location
West Yorkshire, Leeds, England
Salary
£39000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
RLB53944
Contact
Rachel Birkinshaw
Sector/Practice Area
Clinical/Medical Negligence
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join a national, award winning law firm that is based in Leeds. The firm is very sector specific and is rated by The Legal 500 and Chambers Directory as the leading provider of legal services to the health sector. This is an excellent opportunity to take on a new challenge and get involved with top quality work within an incredibly supportive and friendly working environment. The firm is renowned not only for their clinical negligence work, but also for the work/life balance offered to their employees, coupled with a very competitive salary.

The role
Managing a caseload of claims for the NHSLA
You will be handling a broad mix of defendant clinical negligence claims. This will involve drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, instructing experts and counsel, conducting negotiations and mediation of claims as well as preparing counter schedules.
Wide range of work including inquests, advising on regulatory matters, public law issues, judicial reviews, mental health issues and clinical risk management.

Our client is looking for a Solicitor who is newly qualified up to 4 years PQE with litigation experience, preferably gained with a leading medical negligence or personal injury/insurance practice but our client is flexible. A strong interest in healthcare is a must and you should be eager to develop your career in this area. Whilst experience within defendant work would be ideal, they are also happy to consider lawyers with strong claimant clinical negligence experience.

How to apply
If you would like to apply for this role then contact Rachel Birkinshaw at Sacco Mann or another member of our Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.