Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Employer
eNL
Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
10 Mar 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Clinical/Medical Negligence
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
PQE
1-3 years, 4-6 years
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Job Details

Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor, London 2+PQE – An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a passionate and driven Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor to take their career to the next level with a top 100 UK firm. To apply or to register your interest please call Rebecca on 020 71838586 and quote Job Ref: 3151

JOB TITLE: Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 2 + PQE
LOCATION: London
SALARY: Excellent

THE ROLE:
The successful Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor will be responsible for providing sound and commercially minded clinical negligence advice to the NHS Resolution and NHS Trusts. You will be responsible for handling a varied and high value caseload of litigated and pre-litigated matters, investigating initial complaints, drafting Letters of Response, undertaking witness investigations, managing litigated cases and conducting mediation. You will become an integral member of a band 1 rated team, with a strong track record for alternative dispute resolution and successful defence cases in the high court and appeal courts. This is an excellent opportunity to undertake fantastic quality work with a market leading firm.

THE CANDIDATE:
As an established, ambitious and resilient Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor, you will be motivated to provide exceptional client service within a highly regarded clinical negligence team. You will be proficient handling a broad range of clinical negligence matters, with a track record of excelling in similar challenging and dynamic environments. Displaying strong project management, drafting, and legal analysis skills, you will be both commercially and practically minded, with a desire to help develop NHSR/Insurer and Trust/Insured client relationships. Actively participating in business development, you will assume a proactive role managing the firm’s reputation both in and out of work.

THE FIRM:
As an impressive national top 100 firm with a multitude of award winning teams, our client provides pragmatic and practical legal solutions across both public and private sector matters. Priding themselves on their passionate and proactive approach to their work, this firm is built on a foundation of partnership and commercial strength. They are fully committed to providing excellent pathways for career progression for particularly promising individuals, and truly place the client at the heart of all they do.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Competitive Salary plus a comprehensive benefits package ,including private medical insurance, pension scheme, on-site gym and a range of voluntary benefits.
 
YOUR CONSULTANT: Rebecca has been described as giving "good constructive advice".  Driven to offer a knowledgeable and focused service, Rebecca‘s strengths lie with providing the right ‘match’ for both law firm and lawyer.  Able to boast excellent relationships within the private practice market, she has spent over 20 years building her contacts in this area.  Professional and approachable, Rebecca is committed to delivering results.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Rebecca Barry at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email rebecca.barry@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion.  We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible. If it’s a fit, Rebecca will talk you through all the details of the role, the company, team culture, career opportunities and package. If you feel it ticks the right boxes, only then we will share your CV with our client. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days, if you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.
 
eNL is handling a number of Defendant Clinical Negligence vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are a Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor looking for a move, please get in touch.
 
eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.
 
In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).

Company

eNL 
eNL’s team manage the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma offers a wealth of experience in recruitment across the professional sectors. Before joining eNL, she worked in executive search for senior sales and marketing professionals. She joined eNL in 2006 as a Senior Consultant and got to grips with the legal sector very quickly. Gemma specialises in placing permanent, qualified legal professionals across the London and South East region. She has developed solid relationships with key firms in the City and leading, regional practices. Her remit includes individuals from newly qualified up to Partner level. Heading up the London & South East division at eNL, Gemma offers a personal service that has been commended by candidates and clients alike.

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director
Rebecca has worked with eNL for over 6 years and as well as contributing to the overall running of the business, also places candidates across the London & South East region. Rebecca is a skilled and professional recruiter offering an in-depth knowledge of the legal market, having worked in this sector for over 10 years. She has developed key relationships with some of the top firms in the City and nationally and has built her reputation upon successful career moves and expert advice. A keen networker, Rebecca is a prominent figure in the London & South East division.

Rachel Barnett - Consultant
Rachel is a consultant specialising in qualified recruitment on a permanent basis across London and the South East. She has been working in the legal recruitment marketplace since 2008, having joined eNL from a strong customer service and sales background. Initially Rachel provided comprehensive support to Senior Consultants, Managers and other Team Co-ordinators. She then spent 2 years as a consultant within the locum division, responsible for the recruitment of temporary Solicitors and Legal Executives and also the Paralegal/Legal Secretary division. An accomplished recruiter, Rachel is focused to deliver honest and commercially focused advice.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)
Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with over 12 years experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager
Kaye Thumpston is Divisional Manager within eNL’s  locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006  and  is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough  understanding of what  clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and  clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Her aim is to add real value to her clients businesses and the careers of legal professionals.

  • Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance.
  • As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she will be recruiting for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim support roles across the region.
  • A hardworking individual with a passion for customer service, Felicity strives  to deliver the best possible solution.
  • Excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.
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