Medical Negligence Solicitor

Location
England, Merseyside, Southport
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
13755133/001
Contact
Sahar Mahmood
Job Title
Solicitor
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Medical Negligence Solicitor required to undertake risk assessment duties and liaise with the Medical Negligence Management Team on all issues.

Client Details

Our client is looking for a Medical Negligence Solicitor to join their team. They are a Legal 500 firm and a Sunday Times 100 best companies to work for. They offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to work from home.

Description

Medical Neglience Solicitor required to:

Risk assess new enquiries coming into the Medical Negligence Department

Accept at first risk assessment any cases which satisfy the 'acceptance criteria' as set out in the firm's policy document.

Identify on risk assessment the relevant date of knowledge, record this in the case plan and record the reasons why the limitation period has been set to that date.

Identify potential capacity issues and any other matters

Identify the correct client(s) in fatal cases

Ensure that the date of knowledge is correct and amend if necessary, again stating the reasons for setting the date at that point.

Advise on medical issues.

Management of own caseload from start

Liaison with and training of Customer Contact Team.

Liaison with Tier 1 re enquiries in relation to file progression

Refer to the compliance areas of specific or general risk are identified at any time, which need to be considered or addressed.

Profile

You should be a Medical Negligence Solicitor with 8 years plus PQE. Previous supervisory or management experience is required. Excellent attention to detail, commercial perspective and experience in identification of Capacity issues are also required.

Please note any level identified in this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude those with more or less experience applying for this role.

Job Offer

£45,000 to £60,000.