Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • fulltime
  • Glasgow, G1
  • GBP 45000.0 to 50000.0 Annum

CC Recruitment are currently working with one of our award winning clients find a new clinical negligence solicitor to join the team in the city centre of Glasgow. The ideal candidate should be focused and pro-active with a positive attitude and flexible approach to their work. A caring and compassionate nature, suited to dealing with emotions and sensitive matters is essential.

You should have experience handling both pre-litigated & litigated cases in the Sheriff Courts and the All Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court. Candidates should be comfortable providing practical and legal advice to clients. You will be required to undertake Court advocacy and to instruct both Counsel and expert witnesses. Whilst it is desirable, it is not essential for you to have experience handling Clinical Negligence cases. 

The role within this growing team will involve progressing clinical negligence claims for pursuers. You will have the opportunity to handle a wide variety of cases such as delayed diagnosis, hospital negligence, GP claims, surgical negligence and birth injury claims. You will work individually and within a team alongside other qualified and non-qualified colleague to support the wider needs of the department and the business as a whole.

This role presents an opportunity for the right candidate to develop personally and professionally within the firm.

Who are you?

  • At least 1 year PQE
  • Experience handling and progressing both pre-litigated & litigated cases in the Sheriff Court and ASSPIC
  • Strong advocacy skills
  • Good knowledge of Court practice and procedures
  • Good knowledge in personal injury law and able to interpret legislation and case law
  • Strong communication and good organisational skills
  • Compassionate and empathetic nature with good client handling skills
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise
  • Good IT and MS office skills
  • Good commercial awareness 
  • Experience & focus to meet key performance indicators and target

Company Benefits & Perks

  • £45,000-£50,000
  • 23 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Closing over Christmas & New Year
  • Holiday Loyalty Scheme: Earn an additional 5 days' holiday
  • Buy and Sell up to 3 holiday days each year
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Counselling Service
  • Quarterly team nights/days out
  • Annual Company Day out
  • Company referral scheme
  • Excellent Maternity and Paternity Policies