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    Health Litigation Solicitor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Clinical/ Medical Negligence
  • Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
  • Date posted: 19/01/2018
  • Job reference: CMS030929'2002_1516361612

Health Litigation Solicitor

My client is a leading and award winning international commercial law with offices throughout the UK and also Europe and the Far East. The health litigation team is looking for an associate 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

Duties may include but are not limited to:
To run a caseload of clinical negligence files to include:
Drafting reports to the NHS Resolution
Interviewing witnesses
Drafting witness statements
Instructing experts
Instructing counsel
Attend Court for Case Management Conferences and Application Hearings
Negotiate settlements

Additional duties:
Cover secondments to NHS Resolution and local hospital Trust
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
Benefits of working for the firm include but not limited to; generous holiday allowance plus buy and sell, medical and dental insurance, childcare vouchers, pension and season ticket loans

The candidate:
Defendant Clinical negligence experience at a Panel firm desirable (but not essential)
Ability to work independently and as part of a growing team
Demonstrates an understanding of clients¿ needs/expectations
Adheres to guidelines and client protocols/KPIs
Proactive pragmatic approach with focus on quality
Excellent attention to detail
If this role is of interest to you please send your CV through for consideration.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Leanne Taylor 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.

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