Clinical Advisory & Inquests Lawyer/Barrister
A London office of a national law firm has an excellent opportunity for a qualified Solicitor or Barrister to join their Clinical Law Advisory and Inquests department.
A modern and forward thinking law firm offering agile working, flexible hours around core hours, bonus pay and flexible benefits.
The firm has been a member of NHS Resolution's panel of lawyers since its inception. The Clinical
Law Advisory division comprises nearly 30 fee earners and the Advisory and Inquests team carries out a wide range of work including the provision of an advisory and advocacy service for clients, acting in many of the leading inquest cases as well as advising clients on:
public law issues;
court of protection;
mental health issues;
consent and confidentiality;
information law; and
clinical risk management.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
A qualified Solicitor or Barrister to join the highly regarded team of advocates and healthcare
advisory specialists. Candidates will be expected to have advocacy experience. The role involves
being a key member of an expanding and highly respected inquests and advisory team. Successful
candidates will therefore need to be a confident Solicitor or Barrister and experienced advocate with
great personal presence in court who is dynamic, self-motivated and able to develop skills to work with
senior officers of the firm's clients. The majority of the work will be inquest focused but there will be
opportunities to become involved in the advisory work outlined above.
The team pride themselves on their professionalism and being well-respected and liked by both clients
and colleagues. You will need to be able to fit into a structured corporate environment but in return
you can expect to receive excellent supervision. Your advocacy experience is preferably gained
within a leading healthcare practice of Solicitors or Barristers, although we will consider experienced
advocates without healthcare experience.
Salary from £60,000 to £73,000