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Defendant Medical Negligence Solicitor

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£35000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2022

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SaccoMann are working on a number of expansion roles with a top tier, national defendant private practice who currently seek three defendant medical negligence solicitors to join their Newcastle upon Tyne offices. However having recently won numerous awards for offering some of the best hybrid working in the country candidates will be happily considered from the North East and Yorkshire regions.

Why does this defendant medical negligence role stand out? Our client has been the highest scoring panel firm on the NHS panel consistently over the last three years and therefore are true leading specialists when it comes to Healthcare work.

Required Experience for this Role:

Our client is quite flexible in terms of desired background and any of the following will be considered within an NQ to 5 year PQE bracket:

-Defendant Medical Negligence background with experience of dealing with NHS panel work or

-Defendant Insurance background with exposure to catastrophic personal injury and multi track litigation matters or

-Claimant clinical negligence background

The Role:

-You will form part of a team of twenty fee earners and work on a varied caseload which will include NHS Panel work and medical malpractice matters. This role can be tailored around you and can be a mix of both matters or focus on one or the other dependant on where your interests lie.

-On the NHS work your caseload would range between 25-30 files and more on the medical malpractice side.

-Uniquely you will be exposed to regional and national work as a result of our clients top insurer clients and their insured clients and so cases can range geographically from Scotland to Brighton and therefore the variety of work on offer is truly unrivalled. You will be exposed to group action work, Trusts work and private clients such as care homes work.

This is an opportunity to work for the best of the best Healthcare departments. This opportunity could really propel your career and should you wish to step into a top tier environment then this is not an opportunity to miss.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this position or would like to hear more about it, please contact Fiona Hill at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9784 or ask to speak to another member of the Private Practice team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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