Clinical Negligence Solicitor (Manchester)

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Clinical Negligence Solicitor (Manchester)

Reference
MA177
Job Type
Full time

We are recruiting a Solicitor (0-3 PQE) to join the Clinical Negligence department in our Manchester office. 

Applicants must have demonstrable experience of managing a caseload of the full spectrum of Clinical Negligence matters, or to have gained experience of assisting in such  matters during their Training Contract. 

The Department

The medical negligence solicitors at JMW are among the most respected in the UK thanks to their professional and proactive approach, which gets results for our clients. Our team includes members of the Law Society's specialist panel of clinical negligence solicitors and the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) solicitors panel.

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Qualified Solicitor in England & Wales, c.0-3 years’ PQE.
  • The ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of legal principles and court procedures in relation to clinical negligence work.
  • The ability to prepare and plan cases at all levels of court in connection with clinical negligence work.
  • The ability to undertake advocacy before District Judges and where appropriate Circuit Judges in connection with clinical negligence work.
  • The ability to determine appropriately the need for experts, agents or counsel to be instructed upon issues which they are to address.
  • The ability to understand and put into practice LSC Franchise requirements.

Working for JMW  

As well as a rewarding career, JMW offer staff many other opportunities and benefits, including:

  • A minimum of 25 days' annual leave (increasing with length of service) plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff

More information about our benefits and company culture can be found on the careers home page.

Apply

To apply please send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@jmw.co.uk, stating the job reference above.