Clinical Negligence Lawyer

We are currently looking for an experienced lawyer to join our 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 Work

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 carried out by Blackwater Law 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.
  • 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
  • A team player
  • Great at being able to juggle multiple priorities

Who will I be working with?

Jason Brady, Head of Blackwater Law 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.