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Healthcare Senior Associate or Legal Director

Bydand Recruitment Group
to £90,000
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Healthcare Senior Associate / Legal Director – defendant - Inquests and criminal proceedings against healthcare professionals
Healthcare Senior Associate or Legal Director - Manchester
Senior Healthcare Lawyer – Manchester – We are currently instructed on a senior healthcare lawyer position at Senior Associate or Legal Director level. Our client is looking at experienced solicitors from roughly 5 PQE+. The Partners are looking for lawyers with strong healthcare regulatory experience in inquest work and also in defending healthcare professionals in disciplinary and criminal proceedings.

  • Job title: Senior Associate / Legal Director
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Work pattern: Hybrid working
  • Salary: to £90,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: 5 PQE + - Candidates must have strong Healthcare experience preferably from another national firm. Experience in representing healthcare professionals in regulatory, disciplinary, inquest as well as criminal cases is important.

Nature of the work
The mix of work includes a range of criminal, regulatory and inquest matters. Our client has built a stellar reputation in this area. One of the Partners specialises in defending healthcare professionals in particular. Cases have involved everything from gross negligence manslaughter, neglect, medicines act offences as well as sexual assault cases, common assault and fraud against the NHS. Other matters on which the team advise include:

  • defending healthcare professionals and organisations in regulatory proceedings before statutory regulators such as the GMC/MPTS, GDC, GOC, GPhC, NMC and HCPC;
  • advising on disciplinary proceedings before NHS Trusts and NHS England;
  • handling other healthcare matters such as CQC proceedings, data disputes and public inquiries;
  • advising on patient complaints as well as SUI and Ombudsman investigations;

A key step up in your career
This role is intended to attract an experienced Healthcare lawyer who is looking for a Senior Associate opportunity or a step up to Legal Director. Because of the nature of the opportunity, you will also be expected to demonstrate strong leadership skills as well as an interested in nurturing client relationships and general business development.
Please don’t hesitate to apply for more information. Or feel free to get in touch to discuss your experience and your application.



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Company info
0161 817 8081
76 King Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4NH
United Kingdom

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