Healthcare Barrister / Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£50000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
28 Jan 2022
25 Feb 2022
Tony Seymour
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Barrister or Solicitor Advocate - Healthcare team - Inquest work - advocacy - Manchester

Healthcare Barrister / Solicitor - Manchester

Healthcare Barrister / Solicitor - This is an exciting position for an experienced Barrister or Solicitor with proven advocacy skills and a real passion for Healthcare work, especially in relation to the Coroners' jurisdiction and inquests.

Summary of position

  • Job title: Barrister / Solicitor
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Permanent - Hybrid working available
  • Salary: £Excellent - broad salary range considered depending on candidate experience
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Circa 5 years call / PQE or above+. Candidates must demonstrate experience from a reputable Healthcare team as well as proven advocacy skills

The Manchester team

This is one of the leading healthcare teams in the country, advising all manner of public and private healthcare organisations including the NHS, Clinical Commissioning Groups and organisations operating in the 'third sector'. The team have a reputation which is second-to-none and continue to grow their presence in Manchester, building on their offering and strengthening their position as the go-to Healthcare department in the UK.

The cases on which they advise are often sensitive and high-profile. Specifically, they undertake a significant portion of complex inquest work and have established a nationwide team of excellent advisers and advocates, which is set for further growth.

More about the role - a passion for advocacy and inquest work

Reporting to the Head of Inquests, the successful candidate will take on a quality caseload of advocacy work. Members of the team are offered as much or as little support as they require, though it should be stressed that this role is best suited to an experienced applicant with around 5 years call / PQE or more. They will be required to hit the ground running so proven previous experience is critical.

The team is known for being supportive, welcoming and friendly. They have an excellent culture and are looking for someone to add to that environment. Members of the team are encouraged to get involved in other areas such as client training and business development. However, the key is to allow colleagues to focus on their strengths and give them the freedom to forge the career that suits them.

This is a fantastic role within a highly regarded team where you will be challenged and supported as you progress.