In-house Senior Legal Counsel: Clinical Negligence

England, Hertfordshire
£55000 - £75000 per annum
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Grant Jackson
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

A rare In-house position has become available for suitably qualified Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join a leading medical trade association based in Hertfordshire.

You will be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE.

Using your knowledge of clinical negligence (defendant) you'll be responsible for leading the legal function & providing expert advice and counsel to members.

This is a managerial position and requires a solicitor with both excellent technical clinical negligence skills as well as the necessary people skills to lead, manage and grow the team. The Senior Legal Counsel will be the primary interface between clients / policy holders. You'll need to be commercially minded with a healthy risk appetite.

The Senior Legal Counsel will have the following skills and experience:

  • Significant experience dealing and litigating personal injury & clinical negligence claims
  • Expert knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) and pre-action protocols
  • Solid understanding of Contract, Tort/Delict, Criminal Law & Civil Procedure
  • Expert professional liability & public indemnity knowledge. Employers liability knowledge would be advantageous

This is the ideal position for an experienced clinical negligence solicitor to make the move from private practice into an in-house role. You'll have access to rewarding and interesting work without the billing targets.

For more information please contact Grant Jackson at Chadwick Nott.

0121 200 5574

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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