Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
21 Oct 2020
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Clinical Negligence Lawyer Job Associate Clinical Negligence Risk Defendant Bristol South West

Your new company
Our client is a leading international law firm with Insurance being one of their core practice areas. They are looking to expand their offering in Bristol with the appointment of a defendant clinical negligence solicitor. The team are Tier 1 ranked in both directories and the firm is an employer of choice for many. This particular team are extremely supportive and there is no hierarchical structure here.

Your new role
You will be joining the award winning, tier 1 ranked in both directories defendant clinical negligence team. The team are around 30 lawyers strong with 4 Partners in the Bristol office. There are 30 lawyers in the Bristol team who form a part of the wider national defendant clinical risk team.

The team handles a wide range of complex defendant clinical negligence work on behalf of national public bodies ranging in value up to 40+ million.

You will be managing a challenging caseload of high value claims across the clinical negligence spectrum which may also include other catastrophic injuries such as birth defects.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have solid academics as well as an eye for detail and a desire to work with the team. Second career lawyers are welcomed as well as litigators seeking a new direction in their career whether claimant or defendant.

You will be a qualified solicitor with the ability to proactively manage a wide ranging caseload of matters and be able to provide tailored legal advice to a range of clients. You will be offered excellent training and support in order for you to gain the skills to thrive in this highly interesting area of the law.

Whilst managing your own caseload, you will form part of a formidable team and contribute to the team and firms success.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a highly competitive salary as well as a range of benefits as well as genuine career progression prospects from the offset. There are excellent benefits and a market leading bonus structure on offer all within a collegiate environment who have a very positive outlook on flexible working.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal in absolute confidence. .
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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