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Clinical Negligence Solicitor (Defendant)

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Location:Manchester

Salary:£35000 - £45000 per annum

Type:Permanent Role

Sector:Private Practice

Posted:23rd February 2021

Vacancy Details

A much sought-after opportunity has arisen at an industry leading clinical negligence firm in the North West to work within its highly regarded Healthcare Litigation Team.

The firm is open to receiving applications from qualified Solicitors (NQ level up to 4 years PQE), ideally with a good grounding in healthcare litigation (defendant), however, applications will be considered from good quality claimant clinical negligence solicitors with good academics and first-rate litigation skills looking to specialise in defendant clinical negligence.

The role will involve assisting an experienced Partner with a number of complicated and high value claims as well as defending a caseload of pre-litigated and lower value clinical negligence claims on behalf of NHS Trusts throughout the country.

The firm is committed to training and mentoring developing lawyers and as such supervision from an industry recognised head of department will be provided.

The salary for the role is expected to be between £35,000 and £45,000 depending upon experience.

This is an opportunity for you to join a progressive and successful, international law firm renowned for its expertise in defending complex clinical negligence claims including cerebral palsy, oncology and paediatrics. You would be joining a firm with established offices across the globe that work with their clients in a range of industry sectors and are market leaders in health, insurance and real estate.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to handle your own challenging clinical negligence caseload and also make an appropriate contribution to business development, client seminars and writing articles for publication.

Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Tim Batchelor at Thornton Legal directly on 0161 694 0004. All applications treated in strictest confidence.

Thornton Legal is an award winning legal recruiter, connecting lawyers across the North from our offices in Liverpool and Leeds.