Solicitor - Medical Negligence

Jigsaw Staffing
£30000 - £36500/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Solicitor (Medical Negligence, Manchester)

The Company
My client is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.
They put their clients first, client care is second to none and this, underpinned by their promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.

Today they employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join my clients Medical Negligence team based in Manchester. The team handle 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.

The Benefits
In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers