We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solicitor to join our Medical Negligence team in our Leeds office.
Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell work with our clients and their families to provide a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our Medical Negligence team based in Leeds. Our team handle medical negligence claims for people who have suffered illness or injury as a result of substandard care in any medical setting to include treatment from a GP, hospital or clinic.
The work is very varied and includes all types of medical negligence casework, including high value, complex birth injury claims (including injury to both mother and baby), spinal injury claims, surgical claims, psychiatric claims, orthopaedic claims, fatal accident claims, delay in diagnosis or delay in treatment and incorrect or inappropriate treatment.
To be successful in this role you must;
• Have around 2-5 year’s claimant experience in Medical Negligence.• Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.• Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.
In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.