Solicitor/Legal Executive, 2-5 yrs PQE, (Medical Negligence, Bristol)

  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Aug 07, 2017
Full time Clinical Negligence Legal Executive

Job Description

Vacancy Description

We are currently looking for a Solicitor/Legal Executive with 2-5 years PQE to join our growing Medical Negligence team in our Bristol office.  

The Company

Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.

We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.

Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.

Personal Injury

Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell work with our clients and their families to provide a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Medical Negligence team based in Bristol. Our team handle medical negligence claims for people who have suffered illness or injury as a result of substandard care in any medical setting to include treatment from a GP, hospital, clinic or dentist. The work is very varied and includes all types of medical negligence casework, including high value, complex birth injury claims (including injury to both mother and baby), spinal injury claims, surgical claims (including cosmetic procedures), orthopaedic claims, fatal accident claims, delay in diagnosis or delay in treatment and incorrect or inappropriate treatment.

To be successful in this role you must;

  • Have around 2-5 year’s litigation experience in Medical Negligence.

  • Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.

  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.


The Benefits

In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.