BCL Legal Recruitment
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Clinical Negligence Paralegal

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Location:
Newcastle and Tyneside
Salary:
£16,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
RH/66951

Description

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE PARALEGAL - NEWCASTLE

THE FIRM
- International law firm with offices located in Central Newcastle
- Top tier defendant clinical negligence team
- Chambers rated Partners
- Market leading clinical negligence team acting within both the private and public healthcare sector

THE ROLE
- You will be given your own caseload of pre-litigated clinical negligence claims under the supervision of a more experienced fee earner
- Duties may include:
- Document management,
- Preparing and updating document folders
- Sorting medical records
- Arranging external copying of films, preparing chronologies of treatment, and instruction of experts
- You'll also assume responsibility for drafting witness statements, drafting lists of documents and assisting with instructions to counsel
- You will also be involved in assisting more senior fee earners defending a broad range of clinical risk claims across all areas including cerebral palsy, oncology, paediatrics and surgery

THE REQUIREMENTS
- You will ideally be a Paralegal/Legal Assistant with previous experience in a clinical negligence department
- Good academics
- Ability to work under pressure

THE BENEFITS
- Competitive salary
- Benefits package
- Excellent on the job training and internal development

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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