Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Recruiter
Grist Legal
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28k - 43k per year
Posted
21 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Sep 2018
Ref
JO0000016412
Contact
Grist Personnel Ltd
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Clinical Negligence Solicitor: A Bristol law firm require a Clinical Negligence Solicitor with solid claimant clinical negligence experience to join a busy Clinical Negligence Department on a full time basis. Dealing solely with clinical negligence cases you will be responsible for a caseload covering a variety of cases including complex, high value claims both pre and post issue. It is essential you are a fully qualified Solicitor/FILEX or equivalent with experience of working on a clinical negligence litigated caseload.
Duties/Responsibilities:
•Manage your own caseload of clinical negligence claims;
• To supervise within the group under the direction of the group leader;
• To participate in team training and marketing activities;
• To participate in the auditing of cases as and when required and to maintain the groups case management procedures.
Skills/Competencies required:
This is a busy and demanding role and a high standard of performance is expected, with the ability to deal sensitively with clients and professionally with experts. As a team player you will be sufficiently confident with clinical negligence law and procedures and be able to use your own initiative.
The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and motivated to work within clinical negligence. You need to have good organisational skills and a pragmatic approach to managing claims, as well as proficient IT and communication skills. Strong written & verbal skills are a must have, together with the ability to manage tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner.
You will have good working knowledge of CPR and the law relating to clinical negligence and it would be an advantage to have experience in dealing with Legal Expense Insurance, publicly funded and conditional fee agreement arrangements.

Salary to £43,000