Associate – Health Litigation

ACS are currently recruiting for an Associate to join the Health Department of a Manchester based law firm.

Key responsibilities

To run a caseload of clinical negligence files to include:

  • Attend Court for Case Management Conferences and Application Hearings
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Instructing experts
  • Hold conferences with Counsel
  • Prepare for and attend trials and mediations
  • Drafting reports to the NHS Resolution
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Drafting witness statements
  • Instructing counsel

What we are looking for


  • Adheres to guidelines and client protocols/KPIs
  • Proactive pragmatic approach with focus on quality
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate high level of IT skills to ensure compliance with client data security requirements
  • Law degree, or equivalent
  • Defendant Clinical negligence experience at a NHSR Panel firm or MPS experience is essential
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a growing team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients’ needs/expectations

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]