Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Job Title: Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
REF: 2347
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A top 45, multi-service firm is looking for a Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join them at their office in Newcastle.  

In this role, you’ll work as part of a tight-knit, market-leading defendant firm managing a caseload of litigated and pre-litigated clinical negligence cases 

The firm has been recognised as one of the country’s leading employers and places a massive emphasis on employee well-being and development. They offer flexible working and home working to all of their lawyers, so this is a great opportunity if you are looking to improve your work-life balance. 

Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor - Newcastle 

The company & role 

  • A leading Legal 500 law firm with an excellent reputation 

  • In this role, you will specialise in acting on behalf of NHS Litigation Authority and NHS Trusts, protecting their interests. This will involve conducting relevant investigations in order to repudiate and/or conclude the claim and liaising with various parties such as claimants and their solicitors, clients, counsel, experts etc 

  • You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be the chance to progress later down the line 

  • Commutable from Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, South Shields and Durham 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rated for part time) 

  • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment 

  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash 

  • Pension plan 

  • Life Insurance 4 X salary 

  • Interest free travel loan scheme 

  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Discounted dental scheme 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Offers & discounts 

  • Great reward and recognition scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor with 3-8 years PQE 

  • Must have previous NHS Resolution clinical defendant experience. 

  • Will have the ability to work to strict deadlines and timescales  

  • Will have the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative 

How to apply for this Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Joseph on 03300 245 606 or email   

Joseph is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of personal injury lawyers. He works with solicitors and fee-earners at all levels matching them with personal injury firms across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new personal injury job, Joseph is ready to help you find the right role. 

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