Clinical Negligence Solicitor

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£41,000 - 50,000
Private Practice
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30+ days ago
A Top-45 national firm is looking for a solicitor to join their clinical negligence team, based in Birmingham. THE TEAM Their clinical negligence team is a vibrant specialist department, providing advice on all aspects of healthcare law, including clinical negligence, patient safety, consent to treatment, human rights, child law and mental health. THE ROLE The role involves managing a caseload of clinical negligence claims. On a day-to-day basis you will: - Specialise in acting on behalf of NHS Litigation Authority and NHS Trusts, protecting their interests - Manage a case load of litigated and pre-litigated clinical negligence cases - Liaise with various parties such as claimants and their solicitors, clients, counsel, experts etc - Achieve financial and chargeable targets - Demonstrate strong advocacy skills - Control Case Manager diary, key dates and action lists - Draft various documents to include SLA reports and pleadings - Perform billing duties - Satisfy standards of client care SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED - Qualified Solicitor (or equivalent) - Experience of defending high value and complex litigated and pre lit clinical negligence claims - Preferably experience of working for the NHS or private healthcare sector - Excellent technical ability and knowledge of CPR - Strong and effective communication skills - Time management and organisational skills - Capacity to rigorously investigate and analyse evidence - Ability to multi-task and prioritise - Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets - Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative This is a great opportunity to join a national firm and develop your career further - if you are interested in this role, please get in touch with me today. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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