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Defendant Clinical Negligence (NQ - 5yrs PQE)

Actis Recruitment
Central London
£Based on Experience + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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Our client is a Legal 100 firm, and the Clinical Negligence and Healthcare teams enjoys an exceptional reputation.

New openings have arisen within the team, which are likely to appeal to medical negligence lawyers with up to 5 yrs' PQE.  As well as managing your own caseload, you will receive excellent hands-on training whilst assisting highly experienced lawyers on more complex and high value loss files. 

Retained on prestigious panels and highly ranked in directories, the team offers a wealth of expertise.  It attracts excellent quality instructions covering all aspects of healthcare litigation including medical negligence, consent and access to treatment issues, human rights and patient safety concerns.  

You will be engaged in an interesting range of litigated cases including failure, delay and misdiagnosis claims across various medical disciplines such as:

  • Emergency Services Treatment
  • A&E,
  • Surgery,
  • Oncology,
  • Cardiology
  • ENT,
  • Respiratory & Anaesthesia
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and & Gynaecology,
  • Orthopaedics & Amputation

This is a friendly and supportive team, which will provide excellent mentoring.  As you career develops, there will be the opportunity to specialise in niche areas if you so wish.

Ideally you will have defendant experience (be that via NHSLA, private hospitals and clinics, professional bodies) although applications from high calibre, claimant lawyers are welcomed.

To attract and retain high calibre lawyers, the firm offers attractive salaries together with a generous and flexible benefits package.   Progressive in its outlook and committed to staff development, the firm is recognised for its ongoing training.  All staff are encouraged to be engaged in a wide social, community and pro-bono events programme.   The management team provides strong leadership and continual reinvestment in staff and resources providing a stimulating and high achieving environment.

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.


Actis Legal Recruitment is an independent, specialist consultancy, niche in its market and covering the North West legal business sector.

We have an outstanding reputation for offering law firms and lawyers a high quality service and sound advice in solicitor and legal recruitment. All our Senior Consultants have practised as qualified Solicitors and bring with them real life experience working as a lawyer before becoming professionally trained, legal recruitment consultants. This combination of experience and skills means that our consultants have extensive contacts and networks that open doors into the market that may otherwise remain closed. By sharing these networks and our expertise, we are able to add real value whether you as an individual or part of a team are seeking a new opportunity, or a law firm looking to appoint.

By focusing specifically on the legal sector within the region, our team is uniquely positioned to offer relevant and expert advice. We know the legal recruitment market inside out and we are in touch with firms of varying size and disciplines, Lawyers of all levels of experience and seniority. Based in Manchester, we are well positioned to cover all of the North West legal sector.

We thoroughly enjoy the business we’re in and the lawyers we get to meet. We’re proud of our reputation too.

Our mission statement is “Professional recruitment with integrity”, which extends across every element of our business.

Find Us
07855 312401
Barnet House
53 Fountain Street
M2 2AN
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