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    Health Litigation Solicitor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Clinical/ Medical Negligence
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 23/07/2018
  • Job reference: 33949_1532342617

Clinical Negligence Solicitor


£40,000 - £50,000

I am working with a top tier firm in the heart of Manchester city centre recruiting for a Clinical negligence Solicitor to join their Health care department.

Their litigation team is looking for a Clinical negligence Solicitor to join them to run a full caseload of clinical negligence claims for NHS Resolution (formerly NHS Litigation Authority), NHS Trusts and other defendant clinical negligence clients.

The duties of the Clinical Negligence Solicitor may include but are not limited to:

To run a caseload of clinical negligence

Drafting reports to the NHS

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 mediation's

Additional duties:

Cover secondments

Assist colleagues in the running of higher value claims

Draft articles for clients

Cover free advice clinics at local hospital Trusts

Give client training and presentations

Supervising and coaching junior members of the team

Candidate Requirements:

Law degree, or equivalent

Defendant Clinical negligence experience at a NHSR Panel firm or MPS experience is essential

Ability to work independently and as part of a growing team

Demonstrates an understanding of client's needs/expectations

Adheres to guidelines and client protocols/KPIs

Proactive pragmatic approach with focus on quality

Excellent attention to detail

Excellent organisational and communication skills

Demonstrate high level of IT skills to ensure compliance with client data security requirements

For more information or to apply, please contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton Legal

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