CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE PARALEGAL

Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
£15,000 - £20,000
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
24 Jan 2017
Ref
TS/838229/TL
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Clinical Negligence Paralegal / Defendant Healthcare Litigation

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE PARALEGAL - LIVERPOOL

Clinical Negligence Paralegal / Healthcare Litigation – An exciting opportunity has arisen at this top tier insurance firm for a clinical negligence paralegal to join one of the leading defendant Healthcare Litigation teams in the country. You will be assisting the more experienced fee earners in the firm (including Partners) on a range of clinical negligence as well as managing a caseload of pre-litigated and litigated matters.

SUMMARY

  • Job title: Clinical Negligence Paralegal  
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £15,000 - £20,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Ideally the team is looking to hire a candidate with experience of both pre-litigated and litigated matters although other backgrounds such as EL/PL will be considered. Claimant as well as defendant candidates are also encouraged to apply.

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE PARALEGAL

Our client has a long established reputation as running one of the best healthcare litigation teams in the country. They represent key organisations in the medical, cosmetic, rehabilitation and general health sector ranging from institutional trusts to large national health service providers.

The spectrum of work is vast, including relatively straightforward fast track to complex multitrack matters involving alleged misdiagnosis or cosmetic injury as well as injuries sustained at birth. The department remains at the forefront of this area of law and its Partners are also key commentators on developments in this sphere of the legal sector.    

THE CANDIDATE

Applicants intending to apply for this vacancy must display a mixture of qualities. Proven clinical negligence experience whether claimant or defendant is key. Ideally experience of litigated as well as pre-litigated clinical negligence would be wanted as well as a solid academic background.

The team is looking for candidates who are looking to forge a long-term career with the firm and who possess the necessary technical ability as well as general legal acumen to really contribute to the team. 

AN ESTABLISHED DEPARTMENT

The national team remain a firm benchmark in defendant clinical negligence work gaining recognition from the legal press. The department’s training is also second-to-none. This will be an exciting role within a department which will keep you challenged and develop your career. The team also provides a helpful, supportive culture designed to encourage clinical negligence paralegals at all levels to develop their careers.