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Legal Support Lawyer

Position type: Permanent

Location: West Yorkshire

Sector: Clinical negligence

Salary: £negotiable

Skills: medical negligence

Experience: More than 7 years experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A growing top 80 law firm is seeking a Legal Support Lawyer to join their Medical Law team in Leeds. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal professional with expertise in medical negligence cases to play a crucial role in assessing medical negligence leads.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake assessments of medical negligence leads conducted by the medical legal acceptance team.
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of medical conditions and the ability to identify appropriate case categories.
  • Review medical negligence leads rejected by the Structure Information Decision Support System (SIDSS) or medical legal team. Identify the relevant date of knowledge for risk assessment, record information on Proclaim, and document the reasons behind setting the limitation period to that date.
  • Provide training and support to the Medical Law Service and the firm's lawyers.


  • Approximately 8 years of PQE with a focus on medical negligence cases.
  • Strong understanding of medical conditions and their legal implications.
  • Ability to assess leads and make informed decisions.
  • Attention to detail is crucial for recording and documenting case information accurately.


  • The firm offers a competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for bonuses based on performance.
  • A great range of benefits, including a generous holiday allowance.
  • Enjoy a flexible and agile working environment that supports work-life balance.

If you have the requisite legal experience in medical negligence cases and are looking for an opportunity to contribute to a growing law firm in Leeds as a legal support lawyer, we encourage you to apply.

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

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, performance based bonuses, a range of benefits including generous holiday allowance and flexible working.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have c. 8 years PQE handling medical negligence cases.

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