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    Associate Solicitor - Clinical Negligence - North Yorkshire

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Clinical/ Medical Negligence
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/08/2019
  • Job reference: 40171_1566227246

Associate Solicitor - Clinical Negligence

York

Salary - DOE

My client is a specialist Law Practice based in the picturesque city of York, they firm have a solid reputation and feature in the Legal 500 as well as being Law Society accredited, a member of AvMA and Lexcel accredited. They are seeking an Associate to join their Claimant Clinical Negligence team.

As an Associate you will have a minimum of 6 years post qualification experience in claimant clinical negligence work. You will have strong clinical negligence experience but also a drive to lead & inspire others. You will provide a high-quality service to our clients along with your team to ensure they are supported and developed in their careers.

Key tasks and accountabilities:

  • To manage a small team of Fee Earners by way of technical referrals & performance management.
  • To contribute and assist in delivery of business strategy and objectives.
  • To be a point of contact for team audit & reporting requirements.
  • To identify & support developing fee earners within your team.
  • To manage & handle a reduced clinical negligence caseload which will incorporate pre and post litigation work.
  • To be a primary source of contact & support for our clients on a day to day basis.
  • Make appropriate contribution to the wider business in knowledge sharing and support to junior fee earners.
  • To adhere and contribute to internal processes.
  • To contribute to the business objectives, profitability & brand.
  • To comply with the Solicitors Accounts Rules and Rules on the Professional Conduct of Solicitors & to keep up to date with relevant law changes.

Person Specification:

  • Leadership Skills
  • To be a business influencer
  • Excellent negotiation & communication skills.
  • Confident Litigator.
  • Willing to go above & beyond for their clients.
  • Expert knowledge in clinical negligence
  • Solicitor or FCILEx qualified

You will have a strong track record of running complex cases and have a natural ability for compassion & understanding for clients and team. You will have a strong individual time & billing record in line with business objectives.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In-House departments across the UK. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your

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