Clinical Negligence Paralegal

30 Nov 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Clinical Negligence Paralegal, International Law Firm, Cambridge, Permanent, £Competitive

Your new company
This international law firm specialises in dispute resolution / litigation, insurance and advisory work. The firm employs over 1,700 people globally, with offices in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific and the Americas. You will join a reputable Division, which is ranked top tier for Defendant and Clinical Negligence in both the Legal 500 and Chambers.

Your new role
The firm's Healthcare Division requires a paralegal / litigation assistant to join its Cambridge office.
You will work closely with the London office, dealing with clinical negligence claims and coverage for a major international Healthcare insurer. The team advises the NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts, the Medical Protection Society and medical malpractice insurers of private hospitals, clinics and practitioners. The team also advises on medical insurance coverage, health law advice, and regulatory matters, and they represent clients at inquests and judicial reviews. You will work on a wide range of clinical negligence claims of mainly low to medium value. Other cases will include scheme coverage (policy) issues.

What you'll need to succeed
You have strong academics, with a minimum 2.1 in your degree. You have approximately 1 year of claims handling experience within clinical negligence. You are a strong communicator, ideally have fast and /or multi-track claims experience, and have experience assessing policy issues, liability and quantum analysis.

What you'll get in return
This firm offers a vast benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to: 25 days annual leave, employer contributory pension scheme, subsidised gym membership, childcare assistance scheme, permanent health insurance, and an interest free season ticket loan.

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