Clinical negligence paralegal
- Hays Legal
- England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
- 07 Mar 2023
- 04 Apr 2023
- David Bartley
- Vacancy Type
- Barristers, Private Practice
- Full Time
- Practice Areas
- Personal Injury
- Experience Level
- Junior Level
Experienced clinical negligence paralegal
Your new company
This is a rapidly growing, progressive, and market leading law firm with offices in Manchester, London and Liverpool. The firm are known for building excellent teams in a wide range of legal areas including banking, corporate, real estate, family, will/probate and employment. The position has been created due to an increasing workload and the onboarding of new clients.
Your new role
This is a paralegal position within the firms clinical negligence department, which is an award winning, reputable team that have a broad client base and a high quality of work. As a clinical negligence paralegal, your typical roles and responsibilities would be:
- To carry out administrative tasks as necessary eg. maintenance of databases, recording time accurately, etc.
- To assist in case based tasks including obtaining informal expert opinions to assess the viability of cases.
- To obtain disclosure of medical records and other case related documentation
- To prepare instructions to medical experts and counsel
- To prepare witness statements
- To assist solicitors in their conduct of clinical negligence cases
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this position, it is essential that you have a solid understanding of clinical negligence cases/matters. Because of this, it is preferred if you have worked in clinical negligence or personal injury as a paralegal previously. It is essential that you have completed the LLB receiving a minimum 2:1 grade, and working toward/having the LPC is beneficial.
What you'll get in return
If successful in your application, you will work in one of the best clinical negligence teams in the country, and work alongside an established team of partners and lawyers. The firm offer good progression routes, and there would be a good chance of a training contract in the future. The salary for this role is entirely dependant on your previous experiences and clinical negligence knowledge. The firm are operating on a semi-hybrid policy, and you would be expected to be in the office approx 4 days per week.
What you need to do now
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