Title Medical-Clinical Negligence Lawyer – 40/80K, West Country.
Salary 40/80K
Location Devon, Cornwall, London
Job Information

Clinical/Medical Negligence Lawyer,  2-5PQE, 40-80K,  West Country.

Our client, an expansive and very successful law firm, have currently asked us to locate a competent clinical/medical negligence lawyer.

The position could be based in either Cornwall or Devon offices, this could include Plymouth, Exeter or Truro locations.  The opportunity is open to applications nationwide.

For a further discussion, please contact either Jonny Scott-Slater or Ashley Armstrong.

We seek to find a lawyer who can work effectively with clients; From initial meeting and assess whether a claim would be possible, exploring all the different funding options – Private funding , maybe legal aid, no win no fee or legal expenses insurance.

Cases vary in litigation complexity – surgical injuries, spinal injuries, pressure sores, prescription or drug errors, orthopaedic injuries, nerve injuries, workplace injuries, walking injuries, GP negligence, dental claims, cancer – late diagnosis and misdiagnosis, brain injuries, anaesthetic awareness, amputation, this list of possibilities goes endlessly on.

The ideal candidate will have the following work experience – Able to undertake their own caseload within the office.  Attendance on clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information.  Make appointments and complete Legal Services Commission (LSC) forms.

Instruction of experts and/or Counsel as appropriate.  Undertake own advocacy, where appropriate in any case or matter. To ensure that monies are obtained from the Legal Services Commission, private clients and then account by interim and final billing.  To draft legal documents as appropriate.

Arrange for filing of documents as appropriate, to arrange for filing of documents, service of documents and enforcement as appropriate.  Authorise payments to third parties.  Undertake continuing professional development as required by the law society.

Keep up to date with all relevant law and procedure.    Ensure secure funding of case by private means, by conditional fees or legal aid.

Compliance with the office manual and department procedures, finally promote the department and market the employer client at seminars, meetings and when ever possible.

The position is open to candidates on a nationwide basis.

Telephone 01872 274227 –

CV sent to cornishexecutive@aol.com