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9 months ago
Legal Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Location: Hong Kong
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9
Contact: Andrew Nelson
Sector: Personal Injury, Litigation
Category: Associate Jobs, Fee Earner Jobs, Lawyer Jobs, Solicitor Jobs

An excellent new role has arisen at this leading international law firm for an experienced defendant medical negligence / healthcare solicitor (3-6PQE) to be based in the Hong Kong office.


This role is wide ranging and can cover:-

*Defending a wide range of clinical negligence claims on behalf of Medical Protection Society, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, doctors and healthcare professionals in the private and public sectors, private hospitals, clinics and universities, as well as medical malpractice insurers;
*Dealing with both liability and quantum on high value fetal medicine, cerebral palsy, obstetric and paediatric claims, and catastrophic cases;
*Representing clients in death inquests, including those which are high profile and highly contentious;
*Representing clients in disciplinary investigations and inquiries;
*Advising clients on the handling of complaints, and assisting them with the drafting of protocols;
*Advising clients on a wide range of health law issues, including consent, data privacy and protection, mental health, clinical trial, product liability, and obtaining court order to perform emergent operation without consent
*Representing clients in mediations and arbitrations.


The TEAM is friendly and close knot dealing with clients such as the Medical Protection Society; Hong Kong Hospital Authority; Medical malpractice insurers; Healthcare practitioners, including doctors, therapists, psychologists, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and laboratory staff; Private hospitals and clinics, and universities.


To be successful you will:-

Have strong Academics with a 2.1 or higher degree or equivalent;
Be circa 3-6PQE;
Have experience of Defendant Medical Negligence / Healthcare matters.
Have the ability to run cases with minimal supervision to provide not only sound legal advice, but also to identify quickly the issues and to consider the commerciality of the litigation.
Experience of arbitration, negotiation & joint settlement meetings;
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
The ability to get involved with marketing and business development opportunities;

In addition, Cantonese language skills and qualification in Hong Kong will also be of interest.

Please call to find out more about this role.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant ANDREW NELSON in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.


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