Our international client are looking to build on the busy and dynamic team for an Associate (NQ - 5yrs PQE) in the Sheffield office to deal predominantly with defending clinical and dental negligence claims.
The team currently deals with defending clinical and dental negligence claims and professional disciplinary cases (generally before the General Medical Council) and representation at inquests for members of the UK's leading medical and dental defence organisations, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) and Dental Defence Union (DDU). The team operates from the firms offices in London, Manchester and Sheffield.
The team also works for other medical and professional indemnity insurers and members of the medical profession for matters where they are not covered by a medical defence organisation. We defend claims involving medical devices. We also get involved in other aspects of the firm's work where there is a medical or medical regulatory aspect, including for private health care providers in a rapidly expanding area of the health market for legal services, for example assisting in "Safeguarding" and Serious Untoward Incident inquiries.
The team has a strong reputation for excellence in dealing with high value, high profile, sensitive and complex matters.
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.