We are recruiting! Clinical Negligence Paralegal

Fairweathers Solicitors LLP are a niche legal practice specialising in clinical negligence claims. Based in modern offices in Estuary View Business Park Whitstable, we have a 5 strong team of experienced solicitors working exclusively in this area of law. We only represent patients, not NHS Trusts, doctors or other health care professionals. Our caseload encompasses all areas of clinical practice from dental claims right through to multimillion birth injury actions. 

We are seeking a graduate / young professional looking to gain some hands-on legal experience to join our team. You will be assisting with a busy, varied and extremely interesting workload as well as supporting the Department administratively. This is an excellent opportunity to engage in some fascinating and diverse clinical negligence work in a friendly, supportive environment. 

The Role 

The role will include taking new client details and acquiring all relevant documentation, including conducting research, as relevant, into the medical and legal topics that arise. Presenting the potential new client information to a weekly meeting of the team. Supporting the firm in an administrative capacity as required. Supporting fee earners on casework as required. Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided. 

The Candidate 

Key attributes the client will require include strong communication and administration skills; an ability to adhere to and manage deadlines and a high level of organisation. They will need to be self-motivated with good attention to detail and a high level of proficiency in IT. 

A university degree is preferred but not essential. Any previous medical experience would be welcome and we would ask that you please reference this in your application. 

How To Apply 

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter via email to TracieL@fairweather-solicitors.co.uk (Tracie Linehan, Office Manager) or via post to Fairweathers Solicitors LLP, 9 Boorman Way, Estuary View Business Park, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3SE.