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    Clinical Negligence Solicitor 3+ PQE

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Clinical/ Medical Negligence
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
  • Date posted: 03/01/2018
  • Job reference: CMS030312'2002_1514992074

Are you an experienced Clinical Negligence Solicitor looking to join an reputable Law Firm in Leeds City Centre?

With over 11 established offices and several leading accreditation's, the client provides a range of Legal services to both commercial and personal clients across the UK.

Due to growth and development, the client is currently looking for an experienced solicitor (3-5 year PQE) and the role will involve the management of 40+ multi track clinical negligence files valued up to £500,000+. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate previous experience running a claimant clinical negligence caseload and show a strong eye for detail.

The role

  • Manage a case load of client matters
  • Deal with matters at all stages, from taking initial instruction through to archiving records
  • Advise clients after instruction
  • Instruct counsel and third parties
  • Represent clients at Court (including advocacy)
  • Obtain and prepare file documentation
  • Delegate supervisory responsibilities as and when required
  • Business Development through marketing channels

Essential skills

  • Ability to present and argue a case orally and in writing
  • Ability to express solutions to complex legal problems
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to deal with enquiries in a client-friendly and effective manner
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Knowledge of Solicitors Code of Conduct

A current practising Certificate or equivalent is required alongside a minimum of 3 years experience/or equivalent. This is a full time, permanent post with a negotiable salary based on experience.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Scarlett Willis at Clayton Legal using the links below.

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 success. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

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