With 250 staff and lawyers working across our five offices nationwide, Hempsons is a leading law firm for the health and social care, charity and social enterprise sectors. We are the leading national defendant law firm, with all three of our offices ranked as ‘top tier’ by the Legal 500 and many of our team attracting individual praise. We advise NHS Resolution, NHS trusts, healthcare practitioners and medical defence organisations on wide ranging and important issues providing intelligent and novel solutions and are described as ‘second to none’ by Chambers and Partners.
Our aim is to provide outstanding legal services that deliver the best possible client outcomes whilst nurturing a culture that makes us a “great place to work”.
We are the leading national defendant clinical negligence firm, with three of our offices ranked as ‘top tier’ by the Legal 500 and many of our team attracting individual praise.
Our 70+ strong team of lawyers advise the NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts and medical defence organisations on wide ranging and important issues providing intelligent and novel solutions and are described as ‘second to none’ by Chambers and Partners.
The team is strengthened by a number of former doctors, nurses and other clinicians and is recognised for its knowledge of the healthcare field.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Associate with clinical negligence experience to join our Healthcare Litigation team and work alongside them on the extensive range of services we provide
This role will provide you with the opportunity to join one of the country's leading healthcare law firms. Our team in Newcastle are looking for an experienced Associate, who will undertake a wide variety of healthcare litigation work for the NHS and other public and private healthcare providers. There may also be an opportunity to undertake Healthcare Advisory work and secondments.
Duties to include but not limited to;
Preparation and attendance of trials and mediations;
Interviewing and drafting of witness statements;
Instructing experts and counsel;
ADR/mediation agency arbitration;
Negotiation of settlement;
Client training and presentations
Skills & Competencies
Hempsons is an equal opportunities employer
Hempsons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.
Hempsons is an agile firm and is open to conversations about flexible working, we operate a hybrid working environment.
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