NQ Solicitor, Healthcare - Cambridge

  • Kennedys
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Oct 03, 2018
Full time Clinical Negligence Healthcare

Job Description

Job Title   NQ Solicitor, Healthcare
 
Ref No.   38177
 
Work Type   Full Time - Permanent
 
Region   Europe
 
Office   Cambridge
 
Role   Lawyer/Fee Earner
 
Salary   Competitive
 
Description

Our Healthcare Division is looking for a Newly Qualified Solicitor based in Cambridge to work on NHS Resolution clinical negligence litigation matters.

This is a great opportunity for candidates who have an interest in this area to join a highly reputable Division, ranked in the top tier for Defendant Clinical Negligence in both Chambers and Legal 500. 

Type of Clients:

NHS Resolution, NHS Healthcare clients, independent hospital groups and practitioners.

Type of Cases:

Generally claims ranging from values of £20,000 up to £40,000,000 both pre-litigation and in litigation covering the full range of clinical negligence issues including, surgical, obstetric, orthopaedic and psychiatric.

Experience

Essential:

Strong Academics (2.1 or higher degree) or equivalent.

Kennedys’ Firm information:

Kennedys is an international law firm with expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, particularly in the insurance/reinsurance and liability industries. With over 1,700 people worldwide across 36 offices in the UK and Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America, we have some of the most respected legal minds in their fields.

We act for insurers, reinsurers, Lloyd’s Syndicates, public bodies and corporates. Our deep sector knowledge means that we understand the impact of proposed regulations and advise our clients on the implications this will have on their business. Every day we make a difference for our clients.

We provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics. We deliver these in plain English and it’s what we call Legal advice in black and white.

What do we have to offer?

At Kennedys we offer a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon our core values; we are approachable, and responsive, we show respect for people, we are trustworthy and straightforward and we ensure that we deliver economic solutions for our clients.

Career Development:

We actively encourage all staff to develop in their chosen career by providing early responsibility, supervision and training.

Please see attached job specification for further information.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.