Legal Officer

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£15 - 18 per hour + PAYE
21 Mar 2024
18 Apr 2024
Emily Taylor
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Locum Litigation Legal Officer – up to £18 per hour PAYE – Midlands – 3 months +

Venn Group’s Specialist Public Sector Legal team are currently working with a well-known University based within the Midlands, who are seeking for a capable Locum Litigation Legal Officer to join their team.

Position: Locum Litigation Legal Officer

Organisation: Midlands based University

Duration: 3 - 6 months initial contract with the likelihood of extension thereafter

Working Pattern: Full time however candidates with part time availability possessing relevant experience will also be considered

Working Arrangement: In person office attendance on occasion

Hourly Rate: £15-18 per hour PAYE (Pay as you earn)

Skill level: Legal Assistant/Paralegal/Legal Officer

This is a position ideally looking for those who have existing experience of working within the NHS or within a University who are able to handle a busy caseload of Clinical Negligence and Public/Employers Liability matters

Duties include:

  • To Manage and Coordinate a caseload of Litigation Claims (Clinical Negligence and Employer/public liability cases) in accordance with CPR
  • Ensure that Claims are managed according to relevant policies and procedures and issues of complexity or concern are appropriately escalated to the Senior Legal Officer/Head of Legal as appropriate
  • To ensure all parts of the investigation process for claims are managed in accordance with timescales and procedures
  • Provide all appropriate support and liaison with Clinical and operational staff involved with Claims
  • Advise on risk reduction and systems to ensure lesson are learnt following adverse incidents, HMC inquest and Claims




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