Clinical Negligence Solicitor (Defendant)

£35000 - £45000 per annum
15 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Nick Tappin
Practice area
Clinical negligence
Full time
Contract type

A much sought-after opportunity has arisen at an industry leading clinical negligence firm in the North West to work within its highly regarded Healthcare Litigation Team.

The firm is open to receiving applications from qualified Solicitors (NQ level up to 4 years PQE), ideally with a good grounding in healthcare litigation (defendant), however, applications will be considered from good quality claimant clinical negligence solicitors with good academics and first-rate litigation skills looking to specialise in defendant clinical negligence.

The role will involve assisting an experienced Partner with a number of complicated and high value claims as well as defending a caseload of pre-litigated and lower value clinical negligence claims on behalf of NHS Trusts throughout the country.

The firm is committed to training and mentoring developing lawyers and as such supervision from an industry recognised head of department will be provided.

The salary for the role is expected to be between £35,000 and £45,000 depending upon experience.

This is an opportunity for you to join a progressive and successful, international law firm renowned for its expertise in defending complex clinical negligence claims including cerebral palsy, oncology and paediatrics. You would be joining a firm with established offices across the globe that work with their clients in a range of industry sectors and are market leaders in health, insurance and real estate.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to handle your own challenging clinical negligence caseload and also make an appropriate contribution to business development, client seminars and writing articles for publication.

Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only. All applications demonstrating the skills necessary to fulfil the role will be considered

Up to £250 paid in vouchers for successful referrals. Terms and conditions apply, please ask for details.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Nick Tappin at Thornton Legal directly. All applications treated in strictest confidence. 07525 660 386

Thornton Legal has strong relationships with law firms of all sizes and specialisms in the North West. We help build the careers of Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Assistants across a broad range of experience levels and we would be delighted to work with you now or in the future.