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Clinical Negligence Solicitor

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Job ID:

28840

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

07.12.2023

Employer type:

Private Practice
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Job Description:

Up to £45,000 depending on experience

Our Healthcare team is a vibrant specialist department. We provide advice on all aspects of healthcare law, including clinical negligence, patient safety, consent to treatment, human rights, child law and mental health. The ethos of the team is to work hard for our clients so that we secure the right outcome for them. In so doing we improve our technical skills and enhance our ability to meet the clients’ needs as they evolve. The healthcare sector is fast moving and the challenge of working for our clients provides very interesting work. The successful candidate will be highly motivated to develop their own and our teams’ practices. We provide a supportive environment in which to work.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor 2-3 YRS PQE to join our team in Birmingham or Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on having excellent development opportunities for progression alongside a flexible working culture and are looking for NHS Resolution experienced talent to increase our offering across all aspects of healthcare law.
 
Main duties and responsibilities
  • Review cases upon allocation and report and thereafter conduct case in accordance with internal and client SLAs and KPIs
  • Assist others with their cases and database/MI tasks
  • Undertake client secondments as required
  • Complete client MI procedures/databases
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable hours targets
  • Deal with own hearings
  • Attend NHS Trusts to seek witness statements
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KPIs are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.
 
About You
You will be a qualified solicitor, 2-3YR PQE. As the role is varied, we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the work you do and be able to adapt to different tasks. We also require you to have/be:
  • Clinical negligence experience
  • Previous NHS Resolution clinical defendant experience preferable
  • Knowledge of CPR procedure with proven technical ability
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and timescales
  • To work as part of a team and on own initiative
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and commitment, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Weightmans LLP
United Kingdom

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Weightmans LLP
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Clinical Negligence Solicitor

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Job ID:

28840

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

07.12.2023

Employer type:

Private Practice
col-wide   

Job Description:

Up to £45,000 depending on experience

Our Healthcare team is a vibrant specialist department. We provide advice on all aspects of healthcare law, including clinical negligence, patient safety, consent to treatment, human rights, child law and mental health. The ethos of the team is to work hard for our clients so that we secure the right outcome for them. In so doing we improve our technical skills and enhance our ability to meet the clients’ needs as they evolve. The healthcare sector is fast moving and the challenge of working for our clients provides very interesting work. The successful candidate will be highly motivated to develop their own and our teams’ practices. We provide a supportive environment in which to work.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor 2-3 YRS PQE to join our team in Birmingham or Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on having excellent development opportunities for progression alongside a flexible working culture and are looking for NHS Resolution experienced talent to increase our offering across all aspects of healthcare law.
 
Main duties and responsibilities
  • Review cases upon allocation and report and thereafter conduct case in accordance with internal and client SLAs and KPIs
  • Assist others with their cases and database/MI tasks
  • Undertake client secondments as required
  • Complete client MI procedures/databases
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable hours targets
  • Deal with own hearings
  • Attend NHS Trusts to seek witness statements
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KPIs are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.
 
About You
You will be a qualified solicitor, 2-3YR PQE. As the role is varied, we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the work you do and be able to adapt to different tasks. We also require you to have/be:
  • Clinical negligence experience
  • Previous NHS Resolution clinical defendant experience preferable
  • Knowledge of CPR procedure with proven technical ability
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and timescales
  • To work as part of a team and on own initiative
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and commitment, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.