Clinical Risk Associate - Bristol

BCL Legal
England, Bristol
25 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Amanda Young
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

An international firm is looking for an Associate to join their Clinical Risk team in Bristol.

The Firm

They are a leading international firm with over 2,400 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities.

They are known for their market-leading presence in sectors such as Insurance and Health. They represent a wide range of clients, acting for the majority of the top 30 insurance and financial services companies operating in the UK.

The Role

The Clinical Risk team is very busy, which has resulted in the need to recruit. This role presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and commercially minded individual to join a progressive and highly specialised team.

Acting for numerous very important clients, the firm's market leading highly rated Bristol team has a proven track record in high value complex claims across all medical specialisms.

Main responsibilities will include:-

- Handling a challenging caseload of clinical negligence work
- Drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response
- Conducting face to face negotiations and mediation of claims as well as preparing counter schedules
- Acting as first and primary contact for clients on a day to day basis
- Providing clients with commercially focused legal advice
- Adhering closely to client protocol and process

The Ideal Candidate

You will be an articulate, technically able, enthusiastic individual who has a strong sense of team.

You should be able to demonstrate:-
- Strong technical skills and an ability to understand and work through complex issues
- Willingness to mentor, coach and supervise less experienced members of teams.
- Strong organisation skills to ensure a pragmatic and methodical approach to handling a variety of clinical negligence claims simultaneously

Clinical Negligence claims handling experience is desired but not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top rated, international firm and develop your career even further.

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch with me.

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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