Legal Midwife (Clinical Negligence)

Legal Midwife (Clinical Negligence)

A leading UK law firm is currently looking to recruit an experienced Midwife to join the firm’s first-class Clinical Support Team in Manchester. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the work they do, the service they provide and getting the best results for their clients.

The firm offers a flexible agile working environment alongside a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance.

The role of the Litigation Midwife is to support Fee Earners in the review and analysis of medical records and expert reports. This role will consider potential areas within Clinical Negligence cases for investigation in respect of likely Breach of Duty (BOD) & advice as to why and will provide expert advice to the fee earners.

A qualification in nursing such as RGN, BSC (Hons) Midwifery & at least 5 years’ experience in midwifery & midwifery NMC registration is needed, and experience within a Clinical Negligence team is desirable.

Duties include:

- File Management
- Providing support & clinical advice to fee earner(s) on their client matters, to include but not limited to review of records, review of expert reports, general advice on where & how to focus investigations
- Reviewing & advising upon merits of new enquires
- Speaking to clients concerning preliminary enquiries and investigation of their matters
- Commentary & analysis of the causative potency of identified likely BODs and any avoidable injury over & above the patients pre-existing health conditions
- Ensuring a pro-active and high level of client care and compliance with the National Practice Standards
- Assisting other team members with document reviews & medical records review
- Assisting with the vetting of new claims enquiries and liaising with potential customers in this regard
- From time to time, supporting customers undertaking healthcare complaints
- Supporting the wider Clinical Negligence Team with business development & training as required
- Generally providing assistance to the Clinical Negligence Team in Practice
- Finance
- Ensuring time recording is managed to enable achievement of personal targets and support fee earners in the achievement of theirs

More information

For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Gemma Taylor at G2 Legal on 0161 207 2000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.

PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.

Job reference: 1280708-1-GT-22

Company Benefits

  • a
    25 days holiday per annum
  • b
    Staff Restaurant
  • c
    Company Pension Scheme
  • d
    Life Assurance
  • e
    Critical Illness and Private Medical Insurance
  • f
    Dental Medical Insurance
  • j
    Free/Subsidised Gym Membership
  • p
    Bonus Scheme
  • q
    Cycle to Work Scheme
  • r
    Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
  • s
    Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Benefits
  • u
    Eye Care
  • Holiday Exchange Scheme
  • œ
    Legal 500

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