Clinical Negligence Solicitor: Manchester

Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester, England
Salary
£34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
65140
Contact
Emma Chisholm
Sector/Practice Area
Clinical/Medical Negligence
Vacancy Type
Lawyers
Contract/hours
Full time

We are currently looking for a NQ Solicitor to join our Medical Negligence team in our Manchester office.

Our client is a national firm with 15 offices over the country. they are looking for an NQ solicitor to join the clinical negligence team in the Manchester office

Personal Injury

Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at this firm work with their clients and families to provide a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Medical Negligence team based in Manchester. The team handles medical negligence claims for people who have suffered illness or injury as a result of substandard care in any medical setting to include treatment from a GP, hospital, clinic or dentist. The work is very varied and includes all types of medical negligence casework, including birth injury claims (including injury to both mother and baby), spinal injury claims, surgical claims, orthopaedic claims, neurological claims, fatal accident claims, delay in diagnosis or delay in treatment and incorrect or inappropriate treatment.

The candidate will assist a Senior Associate and depending on experience, will be expected to handle a caseload within a short period of time.

Candidates will need to have excellent client care and communication skills, given the particular sensitivity working with terminally ill or recently bereaved clients.

The successful candidates will also need to show that they can cope well under pressure and maintain excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and keep to tight deadlines.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.