WE ARE RECRUITING – CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE SOLICITOR

We are currently recruiting for a 2-4 year PQE Assistant Solicitor to assist Director and Solicitor with a large caseload of multi-track Clinical Negligence cases.
You will have a strong desire to work in this area of law and experience in handling Clinical Negligence or Personal Injury cases.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Ensure cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner.
• Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors as necessary.
• Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely and cost effective manner. Pursuing cases to conclusion.
• Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion.
• Reviewing and summarising medical and personnel records
• Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel requirements.
• Managing a Proclaim task list in a timely manner
• Accurate time recording.
• Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
• Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

• We envisages the successful solicitor to have 2 years + PQE, with experience dealing with a broad range of Clinical Negligence matters.
• You should be able to handle your own caseload autonomously and be confident undertaking your own advocacy.
• Clear understanding and application of Clinical Negligence Law
• Attention to detail
• Excellent client care skills to include a good telephone manner
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
• Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
• Keen analytical skills
• Good organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise
• Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
• Experience in using Proclaim is preferable but not necessary
• Experience in supervision
• Desire to work in a small team environment with a senior solicitor and others
• Desire to contribute to the growth and development of a dynamic team
• Competitive salary and benefits package on offer.

Job Type: Full-time
CV to: helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk
Quoting Reference: Clin Neg Solicitor