Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Clinical Negligence Solicitor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join our team.


  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Strong organisation skills;
  • Achieve financial and chargeable targets;
  • Conducting relevant investigations in order to repudiate and/or conclude the claim;
  • Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements;
  • Be proactive in keeping up to date with wider membership activities and strategy;
  • Being actively involved in the continued development of the practice;
  • Instructing counsel and attending court;
  • Contribute to team meetings and organisational priorities, strategic goals and performance targets;
  • Building and maintaining client relationships;
  • Drafting reports;
  • Assisting and supporting other team members on complex work;
  • Be flexible and carry out other associated duties as may arise, develop or be assigned within the broad remit of the post;
  • Operate within organisational policies, codes of conduct and practice and work collaboratively with staff across the association.


  • If you are currently completing your training contract, you must have completed a seat in clinical negligence;
  • Candidates from claimant or defendant backgrounds are welcome to apply;
  • A solid understanding of clinical negligence law and procedure;
  • You will be a defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor with 2-4 Years PQE;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Achieve financial and chargeable targets;
  • Conduct relevant investigations in order to repudiate and/or conclude the claim;
  • Self-motivated, ability to juggle priorities and work both alone and part of a team?
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work in a changing environment and manage multiple work activities, projects and deadlines;
  • Experience of handling a busy caseload and being able to work somewhat independently would be a distinct advantage;
  • Persuasion, negotiation, advocacy and diplomatic skills;
  • Giving detailed and complex advice to clients in a clear and accessible format;
  • Analytical, prioritising and decision-making skills;
  • Networking, partnership skills that are persuasive and influential of others;
  • Legal research skills to include summarising and tailoring advice to fit the members’ specific needs.