Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Recruiter
Kingsley
Location
Manchester
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to continued growth, a Clinical Negligence Solicitor is required for an excellent opportunity based in the heart of Manchester’s city centre.

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which is negotiable, depending upon your previous experience.

The benefits

This legal job has a benefits package that includes 26 days’ holiday, as well as bank holidays, permanent health insurance, death-in-service benefit, critical-illness cover, childcare vouchers, BUPA cover, a pension, and season ticket loans for travel.

The role

My client is an industry-leading, Top 30 law firm, which has locations spread out all over the UK. This opportunity will involve working within the company’s Clinical Negligence team in Manchester. This department is a national practice, which has an excellent reputation in the health sector.

As a Manchester-based clinical negligence solicitor, you will manage a full mixed caseload of litigated clinical-negligence files through to conclusion. Your main duties will include:

  • Drafting reports
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Drafting witness statements
  • Instructing experts
  • Instructing counsel
  • Attend Court for Case Management Conferences and Application Hearings
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Hold conferences with Counsel
  • Prepare for and attend trials and mediations
  • Assist colleagues in the running of higher value claims
  • Draft articles for clients
  • Cover free advice clinics
  • Give client training and presentations
  • Supervising and coaching junior members of the team

The candidate

As such, my client very keen to receive applications from ambitious and motivated clinical negligence solicitors with around one to five years’ PQE. Should you also have experience in either a defendant or claimant background, you are invited to apply.

This is a great opportunity to join a law firm and department that is growing rapidly with opportunities to advance and develop, whilst also offering you exposure to an excellent quality of work in a team-orientated environment. Therefore, apply straight away for swift feedback. For more Clinical Negligence Solicitor jobs in Manchester, talk to Kingsley.

Key Contact

Please contact Laura-Jayne Levine to discuss this position in more detail, or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

We aim to respond to applicants within two working days. If you have not been contacted within five working days, you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Kingsley is a specialist recruitment consultancy. The legal division has a diverse client base that includes medium-sized commercial practices, long-established civil practices, and niche boutiques through to larger regional commercial firms and top-ranked nationals. We enjoy what we do and we want others to relish working with us. We believe that our clients and candidates need recruitment consultants that they can work with and trust. Kingsley also has dedicated teams that focus on engineering, property, architecture, and business support.

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