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Healthcare Lawyer - Edinburgh, 6-month FTC, 4+ PQE

Jameson Legal
Scotland, Edinburgh
£58000 - £76000 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are currently working with a global, well-known and recognised law firm looking to engage a lawyer on a 6-month FTC.

This role is based in Edinburgh and is a hybrid role with 2 days a week in the office and 3 from home although occasional travel to Glasgow will be expected.

The Role:

Driven by the increasing demand for healthcare services and the related disputes, the healthcare team is seeking a Healthcare Litigation Solicitor to join our multi-award-winning firm in Edinburgh. In this role, you will work as part of a dynamic team, providing expert advice on a range of matters including complex clinical negligence claims, cosmetic and beautician treatments, professional regulatory hearings, public inquiries, and historic abuse litigation. You will manage a mixed caseload of healthcare and historic abuse claims, delivering seamless, integrated services to our clients around the globe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert legal advice on complex healthcare litigation matters.
  • Manage a varied caseload of healthcare and historic abuse claims.
  • Collaborate with a supportive team in a modern, flexible environment.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, ensuring the delivery of a highly professional service.


  • Qualified solicitor with 4+ PQE (Post-Qualified Experience).
  • Strong litigation experience with the ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
  • Highly determined individual who enjoys being challenged by complex legal issues.
  • Confident and effective communicator with a focus on delivering exceptional client service.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact David on

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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