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Are you an experienced Clinical Negligence Lawyer looking for a new opportunity? Thompsons Solicitors are currently looking for an experienced Lawyer to add to our team based in Birmingham. With a passion for putting the client first and demonstrating excellent client care, you will be a qualified Lawyer used to running a varied multi-track clinical negligence caseload including complex cases involving serious injuries, amputations and brain injuries with rehabilitation packages.  *(salary detailed is based on level of experience and supervisory experience)*

Key Details

  • You will have a proven track record of running complex clinical negligence cases pre and post issues.
  • You will deal with a full clinical negligence caseload from initial interview to settlement.
  • You will have experience of progressing cases to Trial, ADR and making interlocutory applications.
  • You will be able to demonstrate evidence of forecasting and billing, including a strong track record of recovering costs.
  • You will be able to work as part of the wider clinical negligence team, providing advice and support to Trade Unions, their members and private clients.
  • You will play an important role within the Clinical Negligence team and Branch to raise the profile of the team, attract new clients and support business development opportunities.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Have existing and up to date knowledge of the law relating to clinical negligence and the civil litigation process.
  • Ideally you will have experience of working with a case management system and proficient IT skills.
  • Excellent prioritisation skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential.
  • Construct clear and effective arguments, yielding the best result for our clients.
  • You will also be a team player and will enjoy engaging in marketing and business development opportunities.
  • You will bring a positive outlook and ‘can do’ attitude to the team.
  • You should be able to demonstrate proven competency and expertise in the field of clinical negligence, ideally this will mean by accreditation with either the Law Society or AVMA, or other relevant professional memberships where relevant.


  • Additional car cash allowance in addition to base salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 5 days additional leave over Christmas (Xmas shut down)
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Healthcare cash plan (Medicash)
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Organised sports and social club
  • Annual travel and parking loans
  • Financial assistance for professional development

About Thompsons Solicitors

For 100 years, leading social justice law firm, Thompsons Solicitors, has been fighting for the rights of the injured and mistreated and changing lives for the better. Since 1921, we have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with trade unions to implement key legal reforms and give a voice to those who might otherwise have been disadvantaged and marginalised.Thompsons ran:
• the case that established the right for injured workers to be compensated in 1937
• the first asbestos case that was successful in the House of Lords in 1972
• the first equal pay for equal value claim in the UK (1988) and later in Europe (1993)
• the case against UK construction companies for blacklisting union members in 2016
• hundreds of cases on behalf of women who received negligent treatment at the hands of disgraced breast surgeon, Ian Paterson (2017) and behalf of those injured by mesh (2019).Today, Thompsons employs 800 staff who work at 23 offices right across the UK. Key areas of legal specialism include: personal injury, serious injury, asbestos diseases, medical negligence, road traffic accidents, accidents at work, industrial diseases and trade union law. As a point of principle, the firm has never worked for employers or insurers.

Over the last 100 years, we have consistently won the cases that have advanced the law for working people, but, as long as there are employers who put profit before the safety and rights of their workforce, there is always more to do. We continue to expose injustice, holding those responsible to account and campaigning for positive change.

We want to hear from anyone who is keen to progress a legal career with a firm that won’t let up in its quest for fairness.

Visit or call 0800 0 224 224

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