Clinical Negligence Lawyer

Clinical Negligence Lawyer
Working in partnership with clients, families and medical professionals in East Anglia

The Clinical Negligence Lawyer role

We are currently looking for an experienced lawyer to join our Clinical Negligence team and take on a busy case load. The case load will be varied and will include mid-high value/complex claims with a mix of litigated and non-litigated cases.

The type of work you and the team will deal with includes birth injuries, surgical errors, hospital negligence, cosmetic surgery, dental negligence, mental health care, care home negligence, misdiagnosis and late diagnosis, GP negligence and wrong prescription claims.

The work

The work carried out by our Clinical Negligence team has included:

•             Achieving a six figure sum in compensation in a complex and serious claim involving misdiagnosis where a client’s arm had to be amputated as a result, leaving the client with significant symptoms which had a significant impact on his life.

•             Achieving a five-figure sum in compensation in a claim for a client who suffered wound infection for five years caused by an infected mesh.

•             Achieving a five-figure sum in compensation in a claim for a client who due to surgical error developed a significant infection from coronary artery bypass surgery.

What experience do I need?

We are looking for an experienced Clinical Negligence lawyer who has experience of seeing a case through to trial or settlement post exchange of expert evidence. You should have an established record of exceptional client care and be comfortable in understanding clients’ needs and dealing with often sensitive injury issues.

What skills should I have?

  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills and able to construct clear and effective arguments
  • A team player
  • Great at being able to juggle multiple priorities

Who will I be working with?

Jason Brady, Partner and Head of the Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury Team will be your supervisor and you will work closely with the other fee earners in the team. You will also have support from the team’s trainee; the team’s cost lawyer; the team’s paralegals; and the support of the team’s secretary and administration assistant.

What are we offering?

A Supportive, relaxed and flexible work environment with the opportunity to progress your legal career.

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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We apologise, but due to the volume of applications we are currently receiving, we may not always be able to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

*Effective as of 1st July 2021.

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