Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Newcastle, NQ+ PQE – A unique opportunity to join a market leading practice in Newcastle handling a quality caseload of clinical negligence work. Call us now on 0113 3200575
JOB TITLE: Clinical Negligence Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: NQ+ PQE
SALARY: Highly Competitive
As appointed clinical negligence solicitor you will be managing your own challenging caseload of litigated and pre-litigated defendant clinical negligence claims, taking instruction from a range of NHS clients. You can expect to be drafting letters of response, witness statements and pleadings, instructing counsel and conducting your own negotiations and mediations. Outside of your own fee earning work you will be involved in training and mentoring junior colleagues and organising and presenting client seminars. You will also be involved marketing activities such as business development and article writing for external publications.
We are looking for candidates with a range of PQE and can accommodate an NQ upwards. Experience in defendant clinical negligence work is ideal but strong experience within technically complex personal injury matters would be considered. Strong candidates with claimant clinical negligence experience will also be of interest. Candidates must be technically and academically strong with the ability to adhere to multiple tights deadlines. Impeccable communication and client management abilities are a must as is a demonstrable aptitude for negotiation and a clear sense of commercial acumen.
An award winning Legal 500 firm our client prides themselves on offering a fresh, forward thinking approach to client service and are consistently recognised as a top tier firm in many of their practice areas. With a track record of producing some of the country's leading legal talent, they are committed to ensuring that all employees are given the progression and development opportunities they need to achieve their career goals.
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