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Paralegal

Clinical Negligence department

Reference: PARA/CN/NJMW/MAY22

Location: London

Role type: 12 month FTC. full-time

Salary: £25,500, plus benefits

Deadline: 5 June 2022, 23:59:59

Clinical Negligence Paralegal - London
12-Month Fixed Term Contract
£25,500 plus benefits
Role Reference - PARA/CN/NJMW/MAY22

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team
Leigh Day’s clinical negligence team has over thirty qualified lawyers, with more than three hundred years’ combined experience. Our solicitors and lawyers have experience in most areas of medicine and medical negligence claims but specialise in severe or catastrophic medical injuries claims as a result of medical accidents, negligent medical treatment, GP error or clinical mistakes, inappropriate treatment, hospital negligence or missed diagnosis or birth injury. These include catastrophic injuries such as brain and spinal injuries, neonatal injuries, fatal cases, represent families at inquests, amputation and cauda equina syndrome claims and claims relating to the missed or delayed diagnosis of cancers, infectious diseases and cases of food poisoning.

About the role
We have an opportunity for a paralegal to join the team to support our claimants and lawyers. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing reliable and efficient litigation support and assisting the work of the team.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 5th June 2022.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.