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Clinical Negligence department

Reference: PARA/CN/SW/NOV23

Location: London

Role type: Permanent, full time

Salary: £27,500, plus benefits

Deadline: 3 December 2023, 23:59:59

Clinical Negligence Paralegal - London
Permanent, full time
£27,500 plus benefits
Role Reference - PARA/CN/SW/NOV23

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 two teams
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.

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, which covers a variety of case types; including maternal health, birth injury, and injuries to mothers during childbirth; orthopaedics; misdiagnosed cancers; GP errors, and radiological errors.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 3 December 2023.
• 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.

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.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status

Employee benefits
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions
• Life assurance 4 x salary
• Healthcare cash plan
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership up to 50% off
• Cycle to work scheme
• BUPA Private Health Insurance
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch every day.