Solicitor - Defendant Clinical Law

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London, South West London
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable + Benefits
Closing date
13 May 2021

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This prestigious Top 100 law firm is carving an exciting growth path and has recently been named one of the best law firms to work for in the UK. The firm is renowned for developing and nurturing legal talent, evidenced by the number of homegrown Partners.

The Firm

This firm has an unrivalled level of expertise in health, housing, and social care. Ranked in the top 200, they have offices nationally. The practice deals with some of the most high-value, ground-breaking and politically sensitive cases.

Much of their work attracts national media attention, and it is this quality of work that has given them one of the most well-known names within this sector. They now have a team of over 200 across their network of offices, with many of their lawyers ranked as leaders in their field. Culturally, you will find they value work-life balance and are progressive, dynamic, forward-thinking and commercially minded. They have grown considerably in recent years; this has created lots of new opportunities firm-wide.

The Role

1 to 5 year PQE Defendant Clinical Negligence Lawyer to join Top 50 firm in London.

Following continued investment and expansion, an ambitious lawyer is needed to join one of the UK's leading team in the sector.

Acting for NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts, the MDU, independent providers, and insurers, the firm undertakes some of the more interesting and vital defendant work nationally.

You will draft pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, conduct face-to-face negotiations and mediation of claims, and prepare counter schedules. Learning daily, you will swiftly build on your existing expertise to work independently on increasingly complex matters.

Client contact is key to the success of the role and the broader team, as you will be engaging heavily with current and future commercial partners.

Mentoring will be given by industry experts, who are keen to see you work on a variety of cases to hone your abilities and support your ongoing development.


  • 1 to 5 years PQE in Clinical Negligence (defendant)
  • Commercially minded, and willing to engage in business development
  • Keen to develop expertise

For a driven Lawyer that seeks to join a team that sets the standard for quality and achievement nationally, this is an opportunity that provides ongoing development and progression long-term.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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