Vacancy Medical Legal Assistant - Clinical Negligence Team, Shrewsbury

Are you an experienced general nurse or midwife looking for a change of direction into a role where you can use your medical skills in an office based role within a law firm?

We are looking for a medical legal assistant to support the clinical negligence department, where you would use your expertise and medical knowledge to assist with various aspects of client files.

Responsibilities will include the assessment of cases through conducting telephone based client screening interviews, collation and analysis of medical records, providing advice and support to fee earners and liaison with medical experts. You will also conduct web and journal based clinical research and provide summaries of relevant medical literature.

You will need a good working knowledge of anatomy, familiarity with medical hieroglyphs and common medical abbreviations, and be experienced in understanding/interpreting medical records.

Knowledge of clinical negligence law and practice is useful although not essential. Essential qualities for the role are the ability to multitask; excellent organisation & time management skills; computer skills; a confident communicator and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Please send your CV together with covering letter detailing your salary expectations to lynne.hinton@lblaw.co.uk