Clinical Negligence Paralegal

Recruiter
We Are SSG
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£17,000 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
27 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

The Firm

Recruiting is a top 50 law firm with offices throughout the UK.

The Department

Their specialist Healthcare team covers all aspects of healthcare and related areas of law and practice, including child law, clinical negligence, clinical governance, consent to treatment, healthcare advisory and mental health.

The role

To efficiently manage a caseload of pre-litigated defendant Clinical Negligence cases

The person specification

  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Working as part of a team and on own initiative
  • IT and word processing skills, working in a desktop self-sufficient environment
  • Experience in the use of a practice-based case management system
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A pro-active approach to case handling
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • A 'can do' approach

Desirable

  • Knowledge of CPR procedures and technical ability
  • Experience of defending/handling civil liability claims
  • Knowledge of healthcare/clinical claims

Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to the firm's standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.