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Slater & Gordon
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Location: Chester
Job type: Permanent
Category: Solicitor Jobs
Job Title: Solicitor/Fee Earner – Clinical Negligence

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: Chester

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits

The opportunity;
Slater and Gordon Lawyers is rapidly becoming a household name in consumer law and is committed to becoming the largest and most trusted provider of personal legal services in the UK. Providing a solid platform for our strategy to continue to lead the consolidation of the UK legal services market and provide people with access to world class legal services.
We are currently looking for a proactive Fee Earner, experienced in Serious and Specialist Injury claimant work and ideally Clinical Negligence, to join our Chester based team.

Responsibilities;

As an experienced Fee Earner in our Clinical Negligence department you will run your own caseload and take responsibility for meeting targets as well as delegate work as appropriate.

-Managing your own, varied caseload and files in-line with National Practice Standards and complying with precedents
-Drafting court documents, preparing schedules, creating files, proof reading and briefing counsel.
-Drafting Witness statements
-Drafting schedules of Loss
-Instructing Medical experts
-Cost budgeting
-Delegating to more junior fee earners and legal support staff in order to meet required deadlines as well as providing supervision when required
-Marketing and networking initiatives to help develop further business

What we are looking for;

-An experienced Fee Earner in claimant Clinical Negligence work

-Experience of handling files from initial instruction through to litigation
-A good law degree or legal academic background such as ILEX study & LLM or LPC

-Proven ability of nurturing and developing professional networks, both internally and externally would be highly advantageous
-Excellent client care and communication skills are essential
-The ability to prioritise and demonstrate good attention to detail when working under pressure

What we offer in return;
In return we offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and inviting state of the art work environment and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with a top International law firm.

Who we are;

Slater and Gordon Limited is a leading consumer law firm in Australia and the United Kingdom. We employ 1,210 people in 54 locations across Australia and 3,130 people across 25 locations in the UK. Slater and Gordon’s mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas.

Founded in Australia in 1935 the company has grown from quite humble beginnings to building a powerful reputation throughout our history as a law firm that fights to achieve the best outcomes and ensure that more people are able to access affordable legal services.

Ready to apply?
If you are interested in applying then please follow the online process. Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.

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