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Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • Job reference: EC2305CLINHOD
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified
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Job description: Head of Clinical Negligence

Location: Manchester
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Area of Expertise: Clinical Negligence
Salary: £DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a the Head of Clinical Negligence for a fantastic firm in the North West. The firm offers a fantastic working atmosphere with progression opportunities available. You will be working in the medical negligence department as the Head of Department on running a small caseload and supervising the department. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-4 years' experience solely in medical negligence and be able to hit the ground running in terms of people management, business management and business development. This is a new position for a firm who has just been awarded Legal Aid status so you must be familiar with Legal Aid systems and how to run files on Legal Aid and be authorised to act as a Legal Aid Solicitor.
Responsibilities:
*Manage the department and people within it
*Ensure compliance with Legal Aid requirements
*Provide support, guidance and assistance to the team
*Excellent case management and progression of cases
*Provide support to the team to deliver KPIs
*Advise on complex cases
*supervise document drafting of team
*advise on technical issues in cases
Requirements:
*Experience of medical negligence caseload essential
*Ability to supervise and work with junior team members
*Ability to work autonomously with excellent time management skills
*Competent in running a Legal Aid department essential
*At least 3-4 years' PQE
Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

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