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

Medical Negligence Solicitor (5 years + PQE or equivalent experience)

Minton Morrill have a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor or someone with equivalent experience/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 and 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 Senior Solicitor would play a key role in one of the Medical Negligence teams by working on allocated cases, corresponding with clients and experts to ensure their cases are conducted in a proactive and commercially focussed manner.

​You will be joining a quality, large, busy, and growing team of clinical negligence experts. You will be working on all aspects of litigation within your team, both pre-litigation 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:

Accountable for:

  • Providing support, guidance and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to clients

  • Proactive and commercial case management and progression

  • Supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs

  • Effective and thorough time recording

​Responsible for:

  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader and members of the team

  • Identifying cases which are ready for LOC, settlement and service within the team

  • Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case

  • Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner

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

  • Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction

  • Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required

  • Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team

  • Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases

​Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of handling a medical negligence case load

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent communication and drafting skills

  • Excellent IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim and excel

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong commercial awareness within a legal environment

  • Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring

  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent Client Care 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 click the link below and you will be directed to Fletchers website where you can upload your application.

​Or send your CV to the recruitment team Alison Pye Lyndsey Davies