Clinical Negligence Lawyer - no agencies
Fieldfisher
London
52d ago

The Firm

The firm is growing rapidly and its revenue for 2016 / 17 was £165 million. The UK accounts for approximately 70% of the headcount.

We were the fastest growing UK law firm last year with 2016 / 17 revenue of £165 million and were named Law Firm of the Year at both the British Legal Awards 2017 and 2018.

The Team

Fieldfisher has one of the UK's leading Personal Injury and Medical Negligence compensation claims practices. We have extensive experience in pursuing claims for victims of medical negligence, clinical negligence, medical accidents and medical mistakes.

We are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

The team were also named as winners of the Legal 500, Claimant Clinical Negligence Award.

Over the past 25 years we have helped thousands of people recover compensation for their injuries and illnesses. Many of the cases have settled for over £1 million.

Due to continued growth have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Solicitor to join this market leading team. You will be responsible for assisting the senior partners across a growing and diverse caseload of both medical and clinical negligence whilst also running your own smaller caseload of matters.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively manage own files and support the partners, most of whom deal with medical negligence work
  • Preparing thorough documentation required in the preparation of cases to trial
  • Liaising with counsel / experts
  • Liaising with clients and handling matters with the appropriate sensitivity
  • Key Skills & Experience

  • Experienced qualified lawyer with relevant UK claimant work
  • Should be able to demonstrate experience in and have a keen interest in marketing
  • An ability to build relationships with the client, family, witnesses, counsel and experts
  • Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care
  • Good case management skills
  • Strong academics essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a real commitment to and empathy with the cause of the client.
  • Agencies : Fieldfisher aims to hire candidates directly and will make specific instructions when we need to engage agencies.

    Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.

    All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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