Solicitor (Approx4 PQE)

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Posted
11 Apr 2018
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Contract Type
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Full Time
Job Title: Solicitor (Approx.4 PQE)
Department: Clinical Negligence
Location: Southampton office
Salary: DOE
Hours: Working hours will be Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm, however you will need to be flexible in working outside these hours as the team and business requires

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our clients Clinical Negligence team, to be based in their Southampton office.

This role would suit candidates with around 4 years PQE, with experience and knowledge of complex claimant Clinical Negligence cases.

JOB PURPOSE:

You will assist senior colleagues and manage your own caseload efficiently and effectively, and have the ability to deal with clients in a sensitive and professional way, working well within a structured team environment.

* To manage and develop Clinical Negligence Caseload
* To participate in business development activities and be an effective ambassador of the firm
* To meet or exceed fee income targets and work profitably

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

* Deals safely and efficiently with personal caseload
* Creates business through marketing and raising the company profile
* Provides technical excellence in the provision of legal services to our clients
* Provides an efficient and effective service to external and internal clients
* Liaises with other legal services for the purposes of cross selling
* Retains and attracts clients through establishing a reputation for excellence

YOU MUST HAVE:

* Must have Claimant Clinical Negligence experience
* Must have a client focused approach to work
* Must be organised
* Must have good IT skills and experience of case management and be capable of identifying how IT can be used to improve productivity
* Effective communication skills - verbal and written
* Ability to deal effectively with clients and provide a high level of service
* Team player
* Awareness of the entire range of services that the firm can offer

Ref: 1803-18-8609

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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