Private Practice
  • About the team: Our market leading highly rated clinical risk team in Newcastle has a proven track record in defending group actions, high value complex claims, and claims across all medical specialisms.
  • About the role: You'll handle a challenging caseload of defendant clinical negligence work on behalf of NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts, MDU, independent providers, and med mal insurers.
  • Looking for: You should have experience in defendant or claimant clinical negligence, or defendant personal injury/ litigation/ insurance law.
  • Opportunities: This role presents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and commercially minded individual to join a progressive and highly specialised team.
  • And more: You'll also act as first and primary contact for clients on a day-to-day basis, providing them with commercially focused legal advice.

DAC Beachcroft LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP is a leading international legal business with offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

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