Your new firm
You will be working for a leading firm with a comprehensive network of offices in the UK and abroad. This firm is committed to supporting local communities; they manage to balance an international presence with a local feel. They are currently seeking a Clinical Risk Solicitor to join their team in Bristol. The team are currently working remotely, and they are happy to discuss agile and flexible working as well as home working arrangements however post COVID it is envisaged that you will be able to commute to their Bristol office on an as needed basis.
Your new role
This defendant clinical negligence role will see you handle an interesting and broad ranging caseload for a range of clients. The Bristol team are market leaders and are thriving so you can expect to enjoy high quality work from the outset. As a Clinical Risk solicitor you will be handling a challenging caseload of high value defendant clinical negligence work across all medical specialisms. You will be acting as first and primary contact for clients on a day to day basis providing them with commercially focused legal advice. You will be responsible for handling a varied workload in accordance with client protocols and with an appropriate level of supervision.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Clinical Risk Solicitor, ideally with defendant experience, however applications are welcomed from good quality claimant clinical negligence lawyers who are keen to make the move into defendant medical negligence work. If joining at the NQ level, you will have completed a seat in Clinical Risk/Negligence, and/or you will have gained paralegal experience in this area. The firm are also interested in hearing from bright, technically able solicitors with a litigation background who are looking to move into clinical negligence work. You will possess excellent relationship and client handling skills and will also be able to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues. Applications are welcomed from those looking to work full and part-time.
What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work for a national Clinical Risk market leader and a firm with both a global reach, and significant presence in the Bristol market. You will receive a generous salary and good benefits package, together with on-going career development support throughout your career.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further information. 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.
We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.