Healthcare Solicitor

Job Title: Healthcare Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
REF: 2828
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email: recruiters@realmrecruit.com

Are you a Healthcare Solicitor looking for: 

  • Top quality work at a national top 45 law firm within a Legal 500 and Chambers recognised team 

  • The opportunity to work at a firm that places an emphasis on employee happiness and engagement 

  • The ability to work from home and benefit from the firm's flexibility 

  • Due to the size of this firm and offices nationally, this role is open at any of these Locations: Manchester, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Newcastle 

A top 45 law firm is looking for a Healthcare Solicitor with NQ+ years PQE to join their Legal 500 and Chambers recognised team in Newcastle. 

In this role, you will manage a case load of litigated and pre-litigated clinical negligence cases, specialising in acting on behalf of NHS Litigation Authority and NHS Trusts, protecting their interests 

The firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. They provide their staff with an exceptional working culture and a very competitive benefits package. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Healthcare Solicitor looking to join an experienced team and handle a broad range of top-quality work. 

Healthcare Solicitor - Newcastle 

The company & role 

  • An award-winning national law firm with an excellent reputation  

  • You’ll join one of the largest public sector teams in the UK, with extensive experience working with local authorities, local authority consortia, police forces, fire authorities and NHS Trusts. 

  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute 

  • It won the award for Leading Legal Employer at Britain’s Top Employers Awards 

  • Commutable from Newcastle, Sunderland, Hexham 

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 motivated Healthcare Solicitor with NQ+ years PQE 

  • Will have experience of defending high value and complex litigated and pre lit clinical negligence claims, preferably involving experience of working for defendant and/or the NHS and/or private healthcare sector 

  • Will have technical ability and knowledge of CPR 

  • Will have a flexible approach and very good time management and organisation skills 

How to apply for this Healthcare 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 Shenton on the email above. 

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

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 

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