Defendant Clinical Negligence Associate Solicitor

G2 Legal
£40000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Rachael Atherton
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Defendant Clinical Negligence Associate Solicitor.

A rare, varied and interesting role to join this Legal 100 firm in its Sheffield office, dealing with defending clinical and dental negligence claims and assisting clinicians with fitness to practise investigations by the General Medical Council and at Inquests.
Most of the work is for members of the UK’s leading medical and dental defence organisations, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) and Dental Defence Union (DDU). 
The team also works for other medical and professional indemnity insurers and members of the medical profession for matters where they are not covered by a medical defence organisation.

The team defend claims involving medical devices and also get involved in other aspects of work where there is a medical or medical regulatory aspect, including for private health care providers in a rapidly expanding area of the health market for legal services, for example assisting in "Safeguarding" and Serious Untoward Incident inquiries.
The team has a strong reputation for excellence in dealing with high value, high profile, sensitive and complex matters.
The role will cover:
  • The investigation and defence of professional negligence claims against doctors and dentists;
  • The investigation and defence of professional disciplinary cases against doctors;
  • Preparation for the representation of doctors at inquests;
  • Dealing extensively with doctors, the MDU’s claims and advisory team, counsel, medical and other experts and statutory bodies 
Ideally, you will have 3-7 years' PQE though candidates outside this will be considered. Ideally, you will have defendant clinical negligence experience, but if you feel you would be suitable for this role due to other areas of experience then please do get in touch. 
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading international law firm who have been ranked as one of the largest, leading and best law firms to work for. 
Apply via the link or contact Rachael Atherton for further information. 0113 254 9296.