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Clinical Negligence Fee Earner

Express Solicitors are a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. We cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupier’s liability, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. At Express, we pride ourselves in the work we do helping injured people.

We are Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of our Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of our Partners is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Clinical Negligence fee earner. We would expect the successful candidate to have either 3 years plus relevant PQE / Cilex / or equivalent qualification by experience. Analytical ability and track record are important. The role will be to manage your own caseload of around 60 clients. This role deals with exclusively multi-track cases including higher value claims.

Person Specification

* Recent claimant Clinical Negligence experience is ideal; experience in defendant Clinical Negligence or Claimant PI work will be considered.

* Proven track record of handling a litigated caseload and meeting financial targets.

* A focus on advancing cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

* Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

* Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.

* Knowledge of Proclaim case management system is an advantage.

* Demonstrable willingness to take the more difficult course and to ignore the easy option, to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

Salary, Hours & Benefits

* The salary is dependent on experience.

* Excellent commission structure, with no hurdles or caps and paid monthly in arrears.

* Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.

* 20 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. In addition, the office is closed between Christmas and New Year and you are not required to use your holiday entitlement for this period.

* 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service.

* Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service.

* Death in Service – 2 x salary based on annual salary only – eligibility commences when you join the company

* Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue

* Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24-hour helpline, Legal info and CBT – available immediately

* Free fruit delivered twice a week

Recruitment Process

To apply, send a CV and covering letter to -******* or visit or careers page on -******

Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams or Telephone and will include scenario based questioning.
Clinical Negligence Fee Earner

Express Solicitors are a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. We cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupier’s liability, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. At Express, we pride ourselves in the work we do helping injured people.

We are Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of our Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of our Partners is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Clinical Negligence fee earner. We would expect the successful candidate to have either 3 years plus relevant PQE / Cilex / or equivalent qualification by experience. Analytical ability and track record are important. The role will be to manage your own caseload of around 60 clients. This role deals with exclusively multi-track cases including higher value claims.

Person Specification

* Recent claimant Clinical Negligence experience is ideal; experience in defendant Clinical Negligence or Claimant PI work will be considered.

* Proven track record of handling a litigated caseload and meeting financial targets.

* A focus on advancing cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

* Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

* Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.

* Knowledge of Proclaim case management system is an advantage.

* Demonstrable willingness to take the more difficult course and to ignore the easy option, to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

Salary, Hours & Benefits

* The salary is dependent on experience.

* Excellent commission structure, with no hurdles or caps and paid monthly in arrears.

* Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.

* 20 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. In addition, the office is closed between Christmas and New Year and you are not required to use your holiday entitlement for this period.

* 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service.

* Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service.

* Death in Service – 2 x salary based on annual salary only – eligibility commences when you join the company

* Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue

* Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24-hour helpline, Legal info and CBT – available immediately

* Free fruit delivered twice a week

Recruitment Process

To apply, send a CV and covering letter to -******* or visit or careers page on -******

Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams or Telephone and will include scenario based questioning.
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