Position: Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Salary: £35000 to £58000

Contract: Permanent

Role Overview: An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor to join a client’s team in Chesterfield. The successful candidate will handle a variety of clinical negligence cases and will be responsible for managing their own caseload as well as providing support and guidance to junior colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling a range of clinical negligence cases, including complex and high-value claims
  • Managing your own caseload from inception to conclusion
  • Conducting investigations, collating and reviewing evidence, instructing experts and preparing witness statements
  • Drafting pleadings, schedules of loss, witness statements and other legal documentation
  • Attending court hearings and conducting negotiations with opposing parties
  • Providing guidance and support to junior colleagues
  • Maintaining excellent client relationships and delivering a high-quality service
  • Achieving and exceeding personal and team targets


  • Qualified solicitor with at least 5 years’ experience in clinical negligence
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of clinical negligence law
  • Experience of handling a range of clinical negligence cases, including complex and high-value claims
  • Ability to manage your own caseload and provide guidance and support to junior colleagues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and under pressure
  • Self-motivated, proactive and able to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills

Salary and Benefits:

  • £35,000 – £58,000 per annum
  • Hybrid working available
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

If you are a Senior Clinical Negligence Solicitor looking for a new challenge in Chesterfield, we would love to hear from you. Should you require more information please contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030.

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