Capsticks is a leading provider of legal
services to the health, social care, housing and emergency services
sectors, as well as in the field of professional discipline. The
firm has a turnover of c£47m and around 550 staff - including 400
fee earners - across 5 offices nationally. We act for a wide range
of long standing clients in both the public and private sector,
including all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and
regulatory bodies, registered providers, insurers, police, fire and
rescue services, independent health and social care providers,
charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type
of work carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
We are looking for applicants in our
Birmingham office who can demonstrate that they have a genuine
interest in defendant clinical negligence and who wish to develop
their career in this area of law.
The Clinical Law department comprises
around 80 fee earners over three offices (Wimbledon, Leeds and
Birmingham). The firm has been a member of NHS Resolution's panel of
lawyers since its inception and, in addition to clinical negligence
work, the department carries out a wide range of other work which
includes inquests, advising on regulatory matters, public law
issues, judicial reviews, mental health issues and clinical risk
Further details on the partners in the
department and the type of work carried out can be found on our
website at www.capsticks.com.
We are seeking a self-motivated, ambitious
and experienced Senior Solicitor or Associate to join our highly
regarded and expanding clinical negligence/medical malpractice
litigation team. The successful candidate will be expected to have
litigation experience and well-versed in understanding the needs of
our client base, preferably gained at a NHS Resolution Panel firm,
together with experience of handling and advising on cases involving
complex issues and maximum severity injuries. Experience of managing
claims against GPs is an advantage but not essential. We anticipate
candidates will have a minimum of 3 years + of PQE. The role will
involve managing a caseload of claims on instructions from NHS
Resolution. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work
closely with a partner who will supervise your work and there will
be opportunities for client contact and business development.
Capsticks is committed to recruiting the
best people to maintain its status as legal adviser of choice and
there are good opportunities for advancement within the group for
able candidates, including the opportunity for business and practice
development. There are also opportunities for suitable candidates to
supervise more junior fee earners.
This is a great opportunity to join a
driven and dynamic market leading firm so if you are ready for a new
and exciting challenge then please apply for this position by
sending your CV via the vacancies section on our website at www.capsticks.com.
Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal
opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through
recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the
community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to
entirely objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to
conversations about flexible working.
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star
accreditation from Best Companies, the specialists whose recognition
programme is the standard for workplace engagement. The Best
Companies accreditation is really important to Capsticks as it
focuses on the trust and value we place in our people, their
wellbeing and their careers.