Clinical Negligence Paralegal

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
03 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2018
Charlotte Williams
Full Time
Experience Level
Not Disclosed

Your new company
Ranked amongst the top 100 UK law firms, this firm provides a full legal service to businesses and individual clients across the country in property & construction, financial services and public sector organisations. The firm is regarded as a market leader for high-value litigation in England & Wales and in the top tiers for product liability, private client & court of protection and crime, fraud & licensing. The firm has recently moved into bigger offices in London to accommodate its growth outside of Cardiff.

Your new role
This firm is seeking a Paralegal to join the clinical negligence team based in London, regarded as market leaders and have successfully claimed millions in compensation for clients following injury, illness or death as a result of poor medical treatment. Successful candidates will support the team on all aspects of clinical negligence, which will involve cases relating to cerebral palsy, cancer, keyhole surgery, fatal cases and more. Your main responsibilities will include reviewing medical records, preparing bundles, helping out with funding (CFAs, insurance and public funding) and liaising with clients as to the progression of their claims.

What you'll need to succeed
To qualify for this position, you must be educated to degree level ( LLB, LLM and/or equivalent) and preferably have the LPC. You must have more than one years' experience working as a paralegal in a commercial environment, preferably in clinical and/or medical negligence. It is preferable that you have excellent knowledge of the related practise area and must have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will be directly supervised by a Partner that has specialised in clinical negligence claims for nearly 30 years. Immersed in the team, you will be given client facing responsibilities from day one, which may require you to be the first point of contact for new enquiries. Finally, you will be provided with top-class learning and development opportunities and remunerated competitively.

What you need to do now
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