Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Clinical Negligence Paralegal
The Healthcare Litigation team in Leeds, which sits within the Professional Indemnity team, is currently growing their team and recruiting for a Paralegal. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a burgeoning area of practice within a highly successful and well-regarded team.
The role presents 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, regulators, Royal Colleges, defence organisations, PCTs 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 working within a team which enjoys a wide variety of work, including healthcare regulatory law (defending healthcare professionals before their regulators – GMC, GDC, NMC, HCPC etc), disciplinary work (MHPS and private hospitals), inquest law, medico-legal advisory work, criminal and some clinical negligence work.
The successful candidate will have solid experience as a Paralegal, ideally with experience within healthcare litigation, although we can be flexible. You will also be able to demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and application and to deliver excellent results and client service for clients within required time frames.
Are you interested in joining an international legal business and developing your legal expertise? Get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you and discuss your career at DWF.
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.
DWF is a flexible business which has adopted a hybrid working model where our people enjoy a mix of home and office working. We believe that by operating in a hybrid way, our people enjoy the advantages of both office based collaboration and learning, as well working from home. This way of working allows us to honour our commitment to being a responsible business, offer flexibility and better work life balance as well as ensuring we preserve the DWF culture and values. We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible and agile role and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.
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
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