Clinical Negligence Paralegal
JMW Solicitors LLP
Manchester
3d ago

The Department

The medical negligence team at JMW is among the most respected in the UK thanks to our professional and proactive approach, which gets results for our clients.

Our team includes members of the Law Society's specialist panel of negligence solicitors and the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors panel.

They support clients in all types of medical negligence claims.

The team is headed up by Partner Eddie Jones, who is ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Candidate Requirements

  • The ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of legal principles in relation to clinical negligence work.
  • The ability to undertake the appropriate research and to work up potential clinical negligence cases and to help to assess their viability.
  • The ability to sort and paginate medical records and to prepare chronologies and reviews to help identify the issues in relation to clinical negligence cases in terms of breach of duty, causation and quantum.
  • Role / Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Applications must be submitted before the deadline of Friday 26th November 2021.

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