Associate Solicitor - Claimant Clinical Negligence

***Senior Solicitor or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives with Panel Membership****

This award-winning Personal Injury team have developed an excellent reputation for their outstanding contribution on previous ground breaking test cases. On a personal level, their partner-led Clinical Negligence team have been described by clients as professional, thorough and very efficient.

The team's recent successes have involved settling claims up to the value of 5m and their expertise ranges from dealing with serious brain and spinal injuries, cerebal palsy, meningitis to actions against medical professionals. Member of the AvMA and Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme, you can be assured that their work is undertaken at the very highest level.

As part of their expansion, the partners are now looking to bring on board a senior Clinical Negligence Associate to be based at their City Centre Bristol office. It is anticipated that you will have around 10-15 years post qualified experience, although less or much more should not deter you from applying.

Ideally with a recognised panel membership and a proven track record in your field, you will have every opportunity to build on your career and take it to the next level if you have such aspirations. This practice have exciting plans for the future and they are eager to bring on board an individual who shares their drive and enthusiasm to build on their success. As an Associate you will be viewed as a senior member of the team and be looked upon to take a leadership role in the day to day management of work, support teams and junior fee earners. You will be extremely confident in your abilities and take responsibility for partner level work.

You will inherit an extremely interesting caseload to include a wide range of clinical negligence claims including those involving cerebral palsy, the delay in the diagnosis of cancer and negligent nursing treatment. Your day to day caseload will incorporate a mix of both private and publicly funded claims but you can also expect to work on more high value complex matters in the partner team and so experience of handling work of this nature is preferred.

The ability to hit the ground running is sought and you will have good secretarial, admin and IT support at your finger tips.

A competitive salary for central Bristol, well in line with the bigger brand names, is offered and very negotiable dependant upon your talents and what you can bring to the business.

The Firm has achieved excellent results for their clients in the past, on a "no win no fee" basis, to include multi-million pound brain injury claims and alike. Based at modern offices in central Bristol, within easy walking distance of public transport systems, this is a great opportunity to join a practice which has held a longstanding place in Bristol's legal society.

For an confidential discussion about this post and your suitability, plus for full details of the Job Description and Personnel Specification, please contact Deborah Saw.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cardiff, Newport, Taunton, Wells, Avon, Gloucestershire, South West England, Somerset

Salary : c50-60K / negotiable

Date Advertised : 13 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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