Solicitor or Equivalent (Clinical Negligence Grade B – Southport)

Job ID: JRFS93840912

Salary: £35000-£65000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with a law firm based in the North West. If you are looking to work for a growing company that offers internal progression, has a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, and will support you and your goals, then this could be the role for you!

The successful candidate will play a key role in one of the firm’s Clinical Negligence teams by working on allocated cases both individually and to support the team ensuring cases are conducted in a proactive, client focused and commercial manner.

​You would be joining a quality, experienced and growing team of clinical negligence lawyers several of whom hold accreditations such as from APIL, AvMA and Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel.

Key Duties:

Accountable for:

  • Accountable for running an individual caseload.
  • Providing support, guidance, and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to clients.
  • Contribute to proactive and commercial case management and progression across the team.
  • Supporting the Team Leader/Head of Department in ensuring the delivery of the team’s financial and performance KPIs
  • Effective and thorough time recording

Responsible for:

  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader/Head of Department and members of the team
  • Identifying and driving cases which are ready for LOC, settlement, and service within the team.
  • Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case.
  • Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner
  • Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties
  • Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction
  • Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required.
  • Litigation of claims as required.
  • Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team.
  • Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases with support from Team Leader/Head of Department.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hours working week.
  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you long service award the 3 days after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option.
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Medicash policy to cover some Dental, optical, and other medical expenses.
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, and IVF schemes
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events (check out Fletchers Group on LinkedIn)
  • Monthly voucher awards

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to admin@jamesrayrec.com