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Clinical Negligence - Solicitor 5 years' PQE+

  • Job reference: EC0910CLINNEG
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Location: Lancashire
Job Type: Permanent
Area of Expertise: Qualified 4+ years' PQE
Salary: £38,000 - £52,000 DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a Deputy Head Clinical Negligence Solicitor within a rapidly growing firm with a fantastic reputation as a modern, forward-thinking business. You will be responsible for business development of the department and have experience in running highly complex files such as brain injury, spinal injury and other serious injuries. The ideal candidate will have over 5 years of experience in running a full and complex caseload and also have experience in running a Clinical Negligence department.

*Run a full caseload of clinical negligence files including fast-track and multi-track cases.
*Advise on complex matters including brain injury, spinal injury and birth trauma.
*Manage a full caseload on Proclaim and follow the Protocol guidelines for running clinical negligence files.
*Manage and delegate workload effectively to other members of the team
*Supervise team members
*Liaise with Counsel and other professionals as may be required
*Liaise with management to ensure effective running and growth of the department
*Act as department head in the absence of the Head of Department.
*Manage client expectations whilst understanding their requirements to maintain strong client relationships and provide accurate and prompt advice to achieve their needs.
*Actively participate in business development
*Keep up to date on legislative changes and identify and undertake any training and development as required.
*Degree or equivalent
*Qualified solicitor
*Minimum 5 years' PQE in clinical negligence
*Possibility of remote working 1 - 2 days per week.
*Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

*The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations
*Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.
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