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Inhouse Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Inhouse Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dan Mason

  • Email:

    Dan.Mason@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH33807_1693905928

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-05

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Clinical Negligence Associate - Inhouse and Private Practice
Cardiff / Home working

£50,000 - £58,000


The Opportunity

A rare opportunity to work inhouse has within the Clinical Negligence team in one of the most reputable firms in the UK. You'll sometimes be based out of the Cardiff office, with flexibility and home working also on offer.

You will be responsible for managing your own complex, high profile case load of Clinical Negligence claims. Claimant and Defendant backgrounds will be considered.

Full time and part time will be considered.

This is what you will be doing:

You will be responsible for managing your own complex, high profile case load of Clinical Negligence claims

Achieve an individual income target

To assist the Team Leader with the supervision, monitoring and development of Junior members of the team

Be pro-active and willing to get involved in business development

Contribute to the strategic direction of the team

Cross sell work to other departments within the firm

To build rapport with clients, their families, clinicians, social workers and give the best client service

Deal with enquiries from prospective new clients

Accepting instructions from new clients

Advising on costs and funding

Attend court with counsel and attend in conference with counsel

Working to strict deadlines and service level agreements using a case management system

Provide advice to clients

Attend meetings within the Department or the firm to review case work or for the purposes of supervision.

Attend training internally and externally as agreed with the Head of the Department and maintain a record of all training undertaken and CPD points.

To complete and maintain as necessary any professional documentation or records (such as a Practicing Certificate) as the Solicitors Regulation Authority or any other professional body may require.

Obtain payments on account of costs at all relevant stages and keep client advised of costs throughout the course of the case. Delivery of regular bills to the client.

Liaison within the firm with other fee earners engaged in similar and / or related cases matters.

The experience you will bring to the team:

A qualified Solicitor / Lawyer

Experience in clinical or medical negligence is essential

You must be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of clinical negligence liability and willingness to keep up to date with legal developments

Experienced using case management systems and Microsoft Office

Be IT literate

Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and accuracy

A positive attitude and be a team player

Excellent communication skills over the phone, in person and also via email.

What you will get in return

Working within a reputable law firm

Access to the highest quality of work

A work / life balance

Working under market leading Lawyers.

Are you up for the challenge?
If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions, please contact Daniel Mason at Yolk Recruitment.

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