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 either our London or
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 management.
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.
We will consider candidates who would like to be based
in our London or Birmingham office.
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 covering letter and CV via the vacancies section on our website
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.