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Experience level:
Advanced

Term:
Permanent

Department:

Personal Injury

Location:
London

The Team

The partners team specialise in complex, high-value personal injury claims, with 15 years' experience representing people injured in accidents in the UK and abroad.

The partner has been involved in many high-profile and significant cases. Recently, successfully acting for the claimant in the Court of Appeal case Howe v MIB, a significant costs case with industry-wide implications on costs protection for individuals bringing personal injury claims. Also recently successfully recovered at trial one of the highest reported awards in a mesothelioma claim, widely reported as one of the most significant cases in fatal accident dependency claims.

Responsibilities

* Reviewing medical records

* Liaising with clients and handling matters with appropriate sensitivity

* Witness interviewing and investigation

* Drafting witness statements

* Attending case conferences with counsel and expert witnesses

* Writing case reports as well as day-to-day correspondence

* Document control – maintaining accurate records and files

* Thorough preparation of documentation/cases to trial

* Evidence gathering research

* Preparing Instructions to Counsel

* Preparing bundles for Court

Key Skills & Experience

* Good experience in relevant UK claimant work

* An ability to build relationships with the client, family, witnesses, counsel and experts

* Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care

* Good case management skills

* Strong academics is essential

* The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a real commitment and empathetic approach to Claimants.

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

In June 2019, Fieldfisher was awarded a 5 star ranking for client service by The Legal 500. It was one of only five firms in the top 25 list of UK-headquartered firms to receive 5 stars based on client feedback.

2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards. In 2017, we were named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards.

The firm was ranked in the list of top 20 most innovative law firms in Europe in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. We also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

Please note Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

Fieldfisher recruitment processes are handled by our in house recruitment team. If you are an agency enquiring about partnering with us on recruitment, please direct your correspondence solely to the recruitment team and please do not submit speculative applications under any circumstances.
Experience level:
Advanced

Term:
Permanent

Department:

Personal Injury

Location:
London

The Team

The partners team specialise in complex, high-value personal injury claims, with 15 years' experience representing people injured in accidents in the UK and abroad.

The partner has been involved in many high-profile and significant cases. Recently, successfully acting for the claimant in the Court of Appeal case Howe v MIB, a significant costs case with industry-wide implications on costs protection for individuals bringing personal injury claims. Also recently successfully recovered at trial one of the highest reported awards in a mesothelioma claim, widely reported as one of the most significant cases in fatal accident dependency claims.

Responsibilities

* Reviewing medical records

* Liaising with clients and handling matters with appropriate sensitivity

* Witness interviewing and investigation

* Drafting witness statements

* Attending case conferences with counsel and expert witnesses

* Writing case reports as well as day-to-day correspondence

* Document control – maintaining accurate records and files

* Thorough preparation of documentation/cases to trial

* Evidence gathering research

* Preparing Instructions to Counsel

* Preparing bundles for Court

Key Skills & Experience

* Good experience in relevant UK claimant work

* An ability to build relationships with the client, family, witnesses, counsel and experts

* Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care

* Good case management skills

* Strong academics is essential

* The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a real commitment and empathetic approach to Claimants.

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

In June 2019, Fieldfisher was awarded a 5 star ranking for client service by The Legal 500. It was one of only five firms in the top 25 list of UK-headquartered firms to receive 5 stars based on client feedback.

2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards. In 2017, we were named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards.

The firm was ranked in the list of top 20 most innovative law firms in Europe in the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. We also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

Please note Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

Fieldfisher recruitment processes are handled by our in house recruitment team. If you are an agency enquiring about partnering with us on recruitment, please direct your correspondence solely to the recruitment team and please do not submit speculative applications under any circumstances.
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