Clinical Negligence Clerk, Preston

We are looking to recruit a Clerk in the Clinical Negligence department in our Preston Office on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Key Responsibilities:

• Undertake a fee earning role as a legal clerk.
• Prepare client care documents.
• Attend to clients on the phone and in person.
• Prepare correspondence and documents through audio typing and digital dictation.
• Speak with some new clients, take brief initial details and complete client questionnaires accurately and within prescribed timescales.
• Research work on medical complaints.
• Draft briefs to counsel.
• Attend law clinic.
• Apply the highest standards of integrity and professionalism
• The candidate will be responsible for assisting partners in a growing caseload of clinical negligence.

Skills:

• Able to work to tight deadlines and maintain a system of litigation deadlines.
• Able to prepare court bundles and documentation, together with bundles to experts/counsel.
• Must be a team player and able to work under own initiative.
Hours: 09.00am – 5.30pm – Monday to Friday, Full time

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date 1 May 2017. Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received.

Please apply for this role by downloading the application form from our website and submit it by email to:
hr@birchallblackburn.co.uk