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Clinical Negliegence Solicitor

BCL Private Practice
England, London
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

Job Details

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

We have a new role for an experienced Solicitor looking for a new role with a top tier clinical negligence team.

The Firm

We are an award-winning and Top Tier Legal 500 Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Team, boasting one of the foremost groups of clinical negligence solicitors in the region. With a team of experts specialising in brain injury, cancer, psychiatric injury, obstetric and gynaecology cases. Our specialist team of solicitors and experts help our clients understand what happened; to help them access the best possible treatment, rehabilitation, compensation; and to be able to positively plan for the future.

The Role
Responsible for managing a complex caseload of client matters with limited supervision.
Providing clients with high quality legal advice, proactively manages client relationships.
Achieving the firm's fee targets and assisting and enabling others in the team to do so by mentoring and developing junior members of the team.
Mentoring and supporting junior members of the team.
Providing assistance to all within the Medical Negligence department.
Assisting in the implementation of new systems and processes.

Specifically in the area of complex medical negligence services advice and support will include those competencies required of an assistant solicitor, plus:

Running own caseload under limited supervision up to trial.
Advocacy at direction stages/simple applications
Managing highly sensitive and emotive cases.
Dealing with inquests
Dealing with infant approval cases
Developing areas of specific personal expertise
Contributing to the department's precedent and knowledge bank.
Keeping up to date with developments in Medical Negligence law, disseminating developments to team members and initiating opportunities for self development.
Undertaking additional technical qualifications in the medical negligence arena for example; panel qualification.
Undertaking any other reasonable duties from time to time allocated to the role.

Other Information
An attractive salary
Discretionary payments
Birthday holiday
25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays with entitlement increasing with length of service
Compassionate leave
Employee assistance programme through Health Assured (including Counselling sessions, 24/7 access to trained Counsellors, Health Assessments, 4-week wellness programs, and more)
Contributory pension
Discounted legal services
Discounted financial advice services
Life assurance
Permanent health insurance
Interest free season ticket and travel loans
Eye care
Access to a discount platform that includes special rate cinema tickets, shopping discounts and free treats from Cafe Nero and Greggs
Discounted gym membership
Social events throughout the year
Payment for professional memberships and development opportunities
A day's leave per year to undertake Volunteer Day
The opportunity to become involved with firm initiatives such as the Tees Better Future Fund and the ESG project.


About BCL Legal Private Practice

Founded in 2003, BCL Legal Recruitment has grown to become the UK's most established specialist legal recruitment agency. Our dedicated consultant team also now cover the Scotland and Ireland market.

  • We are 100% focussed on finding the best lawyers on the market for law firms across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
  • Professional and caring consultants who look to build long term relationships with both clients and candidate lawyers.
  • True experts in our field, with over 8,000 lawyers placed across the UK since 2003.
  • Each consultant focuses on a particular location, which allows us to truly get to know the lawyers, legal teams and firms that we assist in great detail.

To discuss your career in more detail and to find out about the positions we’re working on, please contact us for a confidential chat.

Offices in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

Company info
Lancaster Buildings
3rd Floor, 77 Deansgate
Greater Manchester
M3 2BW
United Kingdom

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