Healthcare Litigation Lawyer

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Defendant Healthcare Litigation Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate

Dwf are proud to have been appointed to the NHS Resolution's legal services panel and are looking to grow our Healthcare team to support us in delivering our recognised high quality and innovative approach.

Apply now! This is an exciting time to join us as you will help to shape the establishment of our relationship with this new client, as well as broaden the scope of your practice through supporting our range of existing clients.

The roles represent significant opportunities for training, growth and development in a unique team at the forefront of healthcare litigation which has enjoyed significant success and acts for a wide range of clients (insurers, insureds, private hospitals, defence organisations, and medical professionals) on the defence side. The team draws on opportunities to act for DWF’s wide client base, while keeping its sights firmly set on continuing to win new business in this rapidly evolving, most interesting area.

You will be able to enjoy concentrating on clinical negligence work with the scope to provide input into complaint responses, advise on risk management and patient safety initiatives whilst working within a team that can support a healthcare provider through whatever other challenges come their way.

The successful candidate will have solid experience of the range of healthcare litigation, focussing on work for defendants whether they be insurers, private clients, defence organisations or NHSR. There are opportunities available at various levels of seniority. You will demonstrate technical and commercial expertise, a team based approach, enthusiasm for delivering 'value adds' such as training and attention to detail (including data/MI) delivering excellent results and client service. 

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

Are you interested in joining an international legal business and develop your legal expertise?  Get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you and discuss your career at DWF.

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a team that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations then apply!

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So we’ve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service. 

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation. We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you. Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

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