Job Title: Solicitor, NQ
Job Functions: Client Services
Location: Wilmslow
Duration: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: Competitive Salary dependent on experience
Industry: Legal and Professional Services

Knights plc is listed on the AIM market with an ambition for growth and success; clearly focused on becoming the leading legal and professional services business in the UK. We currently have 700 professionals in our team servicing over 10,000 clients across the full spectrum of legal and professional services.

We believe that everyone has an important role to play in the success of the business, with the inclusive culture as well as our collaborative, flexible and friendly environment making it a great place to work.

We are seeking talented individuals to join our fast growing Clinical Negligence team.  We currently have opportunities for newly qualified solicitors or trainees nearing the end of their training contract with their current firm and looking to qualify into the team based in our Wilmslow office.

The role will consist of assisting senior lawyers with high value and complex birth injury, clinical negligence, and serious injury claims.  The role will also involve developing and running a small caseload of lower value claims, supervised by a senior lawyer.

Applications will also be considered from individuals who have experience of working in a recognised clinical negligence/serious injury team.  The candidate must be able to demonstrate a real interest and commitment to clinical negligence work and have the ability to work as part of a team as well as individually. Excellent client care and inter-personal skills by showing empathy and intuition are also essential.   The candidate should be able to demonstrate experience/knowledge of the following aspects of running a clinical negligence claim:

  • Funding arrangements
  • Obtaining medical records
  • Drafting witness statements
  • Reviewing and drafting chronologies
  • Instructing experts/counsel
  • Reviewing expert evidence
  • Drafting letters of claim
  • Drafting schedules of loss and damage
  • Disclosure/Inspection
  • Drafting pleadings and applications.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a rapidly expanding business whilst being supported to be the best you can be. We offer a competitive salary, 25 days a year holiday (plus bank holidays), modern surroundings and the potential for career development.

If you are an enthusiastic individual who wants to make a real difference in a professional environment, please forward your CV and covering letter to our HR department on HR@knightsplc.com

Due to the level of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. By applying for this role you agree to the business retaining your CV/covering letter until such time that our recruitment and on boarding process is complete. In connection with your application, we have to process your personal data. We will use this data for recruitment purposes only.

No agencies please only direct applications.