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Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Clinical negligence

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Experience: At least 1 year of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A friendly and established firm in Manchester is seeking a clinical negligence solicitor/legal executive to join their expanding clinical negligence department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a clinical negligence solicitor/legal executive at the beginning of their career, seeking a new challenge.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of your own caseload in clinical negligence, including both pre-litigation and litigation matters.
  • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and provide legal advice to clients.
  • Prepare and attend court hearings, trials, and settlement negotiations.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, medical experts, and other relevant parties involved in the cases.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and records.
  • Collaborate with other members of the clinical negligence department to share knowledge and best practices.
  • Qualified solicitor or legal executive with ideally 1-2 years PQE in clinical negligence law, although candidates with up to 4 years PQE will be considered.
  • Experience in handling both pre-litigation and litigation matters independently.
  • Strong legal research, drafting, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a busy caseload effectively.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively within a team environment and contribute to a supportive culture.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity for remote working, with the option to work from home one day per week after 6 months in the office.
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and progress in your career.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, pension, and generous holiday allowance.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment, where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of clients by providing high-quality legal representation and support in clinical negligence cases.

If you're a clinical negligence solicitor/legal executive seeking a fresh challenge in a supportive environment, please apply now!

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn.

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, benefits, opportunities for training/progression and some limited hybrid working after initial 6 months in office.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 1 - 2 years experience of handling both pre-litigated and litigated clinical negligence files. The firm will consider those with up to 4 years PQE.

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