Clinical Negligence

  • Job Reference: 66075
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: £32,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Clinical Negligence, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a national firm and they are recruiting a Solicitor or equivalent experienced case handler to undertake all tasks involved with managing a litigated clinical negligence caseload. Based in Birmingham

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Conduct investigations in order to determine liability and quantum risks
  • Liaise with all the interested parties including witnesses, experts etc
  • Obtain and review relevant medical records and policies
  • Instruction of experts: liability and quantum.
  • Written advice in accordance with client protocols for approval by Nominated Partner.
  • Attend in person meetings away from the office
  • Achieve fees and chargeable hours targets
  • Mentor/supervise more junior colleagues (where applicable)
  • Work in accordance with the firms' values
  • Complete Management Information procedures as and when required
  • Adhere to client protocols and Service Level Agreements
  • Compliance with relevant deadlines, quality measures and key progress indicators
  • Comply with Firm's relevant policies and procedures
  • Contribute to profile-raising and business development initiatives

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification

They have more than one role available and so level of experience may vary for suitable candidates.

  • They will consider applications from NQ up to 7 year PQE or equivalent experience
  • Experience of clinical negligence work or maximum severity claims, preferably for a defence organisation.
  • Genuine and demonstrable interest in healthcare sector
  • Strong knowledge of CPR procedures and with proven technical ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Disciplined time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Flexible approach

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.