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Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive

Employer
G2 Legal Limited
Location
Sheffield
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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Job Details

My client is a well-established practice with offices throughout South Yorkshire which is looking for a qualified Clinical Negligence fee earner to work in the Clinical Negligence department at their Sheffield office.

As the Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive, you can expect to assist more experienced paralegals/solicitors in the civil litigation team and run a caseload consisting of litigation work, including Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Police Actions and complaints, and general litigation and civil liberties work.

You will be required to carry out your own casework and assist other fee earners with their casework as follows:
  • Liaise with the Legal Aid Agency
  • Liaise with insurers/obtain insurance
  • Deal with clients requiring litigation advice in person, managing the client’s expectations
  • Provide written advice to the client, where necessary
  • Maintain proper diary systems for example court and tribunal dates, limitation dates, and timetables set by courts/tribunals
  • Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports
  • Negotiate settlements with other parties
  • Attend court alone or with counsel, and conduct own advocacy where necessary/appropriate
  • Brief counsel, where necessary/appropriate
To be successful in this Clinical Negligence Solicitor/Legal Executive role you will have a good knowledge of Litigation law, with experience handling your own caseload within litigation as a minimum requirement. You will also have an awareness and understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules, Knowledge of Law Society guidelines and procedures of the Legal Services Commission, and experience in Legal aid contracting.

Salary is DOE but competitive for the right candidate.

For more information about this role, please contact Ian Mannion at G2 Legal.

Company

Established in 1999, G2 Legal is one of the UK’s largest privately owned legal recruitment firms and has acquired years of experience providing a quality, professional and delivery-focused service to both candidates and employers across the UK.

As a truly national company G2 Legal works with leading law-firms, in-house and public sector clients, sourcing and placing Lawyers, Legal Executives and Paralegals from Newly Qualified to Equity Partner status on both a permanent and temporary basis, within their organisations.

Our personal approach and commitment to understanding the needs of both our clients and candidates has allowed us to build an enviable reputation within the sector as a highly trusted and knowledgeable partner in meeting a diverse range of employment requirements.

G2 Legal’s Consultants are experienced, dedicated and receive extensive training to develop and advance their specialist knowledge.

We invest in our people so that they are best equipped to be, and recognise the importance of, investing in yours.

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Telephone
0333 200 5555
Location
Head Office
15a Brighton Place
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 1HJ
United Kingdom
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