Clinical Law Solicitor/Senior Solicitor

London or Leeds
Competitive Package + Benefits
06 Sep 2018
06 Oct 2018
Sector/Practice Area
Clinical/Medical Negligence
Vacancy Type

The Firm
Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to the health, social care and housing sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has a turnover of c£38m and 400 staff - including more than 250 fee earners - across its 4 offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Winchester and
acts for a wide range of long standing clients in both the public and private sector including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, defence organisations, independent healthcare providers, charities and GP practices.

Further details about the firm and the type of work carried out can be found on our website at

The role
We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate that they have a genuine interest in healthcare and who wish to develop their career in this area of law.

The Clinical Law department comprises of 80 fee earners over three offices (Wimbledon, Leeds and Birmingham). The firm has been a member of NHS Resolution’s panel of lawyers since its inception and, in addition to clinical negligence work, the department carries out a wide range of other work
which includes inquests, advising on regulatory matters, public law issues, judicial reviews, mental health issues and clinical risk management.
Further details on the partners in the department and the type of work carried out can be found on our website at

Skills set
We are seeking self-motivated, ambitious and experienced solicitors or senior solicitors to join our highly regarded and expanding clinical negligence/medical malpractice litigation team. The successful
candidates will be expected to have litigation experience, preferably gained with a leading medical negligence (defendant or claimant) personal injury or insurance practice. We anticipate candidates will have 2 – 6 years of PQE but are open to applications from candidates who are more senior than
this. The role will involve managing a caseload of claims for NHS Resolution. We will consider candidates who would like to be based in either our London or our Leeds offices.

Capsticks is committed to recruiting the best people to maintain its status as legal adviser of choice and there are good opportunities for advancement within the group for able candidates, including the opportunity for business and practice development.

This is a great opportunity to join a driven and dynamic market leading firm so if you are ready for a new and exciting challenge then please apply for this position by sending your covering letter and CV via the vacancies section on our website at

Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to conversations about flexible working.