Health Litigation Solicitor, NQ – 3 PQE, London – Award winning international commercial law firm, offering strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum. The very successful and extremely busy health litigation team have a position for a Health Litigation Solicitor to manage a case of clinical negligence matters. The firm understand that flexibility and autonomy are essential for true development, so you won’t be over-burdened by office politics or with bureaucracy, but you will be part of a hands-on like-minded group of entrepreneurial Solicitors. £Excellent package!
JOB TITLE: Health Litigation Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: NQ – 3 Years
SALARY: £Excellent Remuneration Package
The incumbent 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. The team have recently been re-appointed to the NHS Resolution clinical Panel and also undertake work for the Medical Protection Society. This role will suit a motivated ambitious solicitor with experience of the health sector. Duties may include but are not limited to: running a caseload of clinical negligence files to include: drafting reports to the NHS Resolution, interviewing witnesses, drafting witness statements, instructing experts, instructing counsel, attending Court for Case Management Conferences and Application Hearings, negotiate settlements, hold conferences with Counsel, prepare for and attend trials and mediations. There are other additional duties including supervising and coaching junior members of the team.
HEALTH LITIGATION SOLICITOR:
While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities the firm look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. Defendant clinical negligence experience at a NHSR Panel firm or MPS experience is essential. Its important that you are confident enough to work independently, but be a real team player, motivated for yourself and the success of the team. A keenness to broaden your range of expertise and skills will also be expected. If you want to join and benefit from some of the best legal minds here in UK this is a position you should not ignore – call for a confidential chat to discuss the role and the opportunity on offer in greater detail.
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