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  • Top Tier Law Firm
  • Medical Negligence
  • Inquest Law
  • Court of Protection

Medical Negligence Solicitor-NQ-5 years PQE or Equivalent

Minton Morrill have a fantastic opportunity for a Medical Negligence Solicitor - NQ- 5 years PQE or equivalent to join our growing Medical Negligence Team

Location: Central Leeds/Hybrid

If you are looking to work for a growing company that offers internal progression, has a great work life balance, fabulous benefits, and will support you and your goals, then this could be the role for you!

The ideal candidate would have a have passion to help people, experience of handling a medical negligence case load. Excellent organisational, time management and drafting skills. Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring.

The role will involve working on your own case load and assisting Lawyers and Senior Lawyers as directed in the running of a caseload of Clinical Negligence cases from inception to Trial, always under supervision and in line with current company policies and legal requirements.  To accept delegated tasks on other similar cases as directed by the Senior Lawyer and to assist the team in settling the cases, to mentor and coach more junior team members.  If successful you would be joining a quality, large and busy team of clinical negligence experts.  You will be working on all aspects of litigation within your team, both pre- and post-litigation work. 

In return Minton Morrill can offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)

  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option

  • Life Assurance Policy

  • Medicash policy to cover some Dental, optical and other medical expenses

  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you long service award the 3 days after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment.

  • Enhanced company sick pay scheme

  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance

  • Varied calendar of funded company social events

  • Monthly voucher awards

Our People:

Our people are at the heart of everything we do!  We take pride in the results gained for our clients and go the extra mile to get justice.​We believe that diversity drives innovation, we are all different people aiming for the same goal to get our clients the compensation they deserve. Our culture drives our employees to achieve the best, not only for the clients but for their own growth, development, and wellbeing.

Minton Morrill Highlights:

  • We became part of the Fletchers Group who have offices in Southport, Liverpool and Manchester and we have big plans for significant growth

  • Ranked in the Top Tier for the Legal 500 with senior lawyers ranked in the Hall of Fame and as Leading Lawyers.

  • Ranked in Band 2 for Chambers and Partners with senior lawyers ranked in Bands 1 and 2

  • Shortlisted for the Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards in three separate categories

  • Being part of the Fletchers Associate and Partner programmes for senior lawyers

  • Being part of the Fletchers Foundation charity to support injured people

Main Responsibilities:

  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader

  • Working with clients to ensure that relevant information is collected to enable the progression of the case in a proactive commercial manner

  • Obtaining relevant medical evidence on all aspects of the claim

  • Drafting correspondence as required, including LOCs, letter of instruction etc

  • Following up medical records and researching medical conditions

  • Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties

  • Negotiating settlement

  • Issue and service of proceedings should it be required

  • Supporting the team to provide outstanding client care

  • Proactive case management and progression

  • Supporting the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs

  • Effective and thorough time recording

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of handling a medical negligence case load

  • Excellent organisational skills and time management

  • Good IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim

  • Excellent drafting skills and experience of drafting legal documentation

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent client care and communication skills

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates.

​Minton Morrill is a trading style of Fletchers Solicitors LTD.

To apply for this role please send your CV to Alison Pye or Lyndsey Davies