Risk Assessment Clinical Negligence Solicitor: Lancashire

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP45000/annum
09 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Firm renowned for its clinical negligence work is seeking a clinical negligence solicitor to be based in the Southport office. Your role is to undertake Risk Assessment of claims and liaise with the clinical negligence Management Team on all issues, including the points listed below.

Essential Skills and Experience

* Experience of handling medical negligence claims
* Previous supervisory or management experience
* Excellent attention to detail
* Commercial perspective
* Identification of Capacity issues

Main Responsibilities

* To risk assess new enquiries coming into the Medical Negligence Department.
* To accept at first risk assessment any cases which satisfy the 'acceptance criteria' as set out in the firm's policy document.
* To identify on risk assessment the relevant date of knowledge, record this in the case plan and record the reasons why the limitation period has been set to that date.
* Identify potential capacity issues & any other matter that might affect the business's risk profile
* Identify the correct client(s) in fatal cases
* Identify issues of commercial & legal relevance in terminal cases.
* Ensure that the date of knowledge is correct and amend if necessary, again stating the reasons for setting the date at that point.
* Advise on medical issues
* Liaison with & training of Customer Contact Team
* Liaison with the medical records team re: enquires in relation to file progression

Refer to the Compliance areas of specific or general risk are identified at any time, which need to be considered or addressed

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work

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