Healthcare Advisory Lawyer

Our Manchester Healthcare Advisory Team are currently seeking a 0-3 PQE Solicitor to work on a range of matters including inquests, mental capacity and mental health issues, Court of Protection and general advisory queries. The work will involve high profile and sensitive cases, acting for the NHS and MDOs.

Due to the nature of the work with senior NHS management, strong communication skills are vital. The ideal candidate will be confident and able to hit the ground running. They would also, ideally have some advocacy experience and come from an NHSR panel firm.


Senior Healthcare Defendant Clinical Negligence Solicitor 5+ PQE

Our healthcare clinical negligence team are currently seeking a Senior Solicitor 5+ PQE to work on high value defendant claims. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading firm on a range of interesting cases in a team recognized for the quality of its work in the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The role involves investigating medical negligence claims, obtaining factual witness evidence and expert reports, advising clients as to the merits of claims, valuing claims, negotiating settlement where appropriate and defending claims that are defensible.

The successful candidate will have his/her own caseload as well as assisting on more complex cases depending on experience.

Skills and Competencies:

  • The candidate will have good clinical negligence experience or personal injury claims experience
  • We work in a paperless environment so good IT skills are required (full training on our systems will be provided)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Compliance with internal and client data security guidelines

If you would like to explore this opportunity further please contact Sandy Etchells, HR Manager, d: 01423 724089 e:


Solicitor – Employment

We are currently seeking a Employment Solicitor 2-3 years PQE. This role will allow you to experience and work on all aspects of employment law, including: managing grievances and disciplinary procedures, advising on whistleblowing and discrimination issues/complaints, commercial support work such as re-organisations and TUPE transfers and providing vital support to our clients on a daily basis

The position will be based in either our Harrogate or Manchester office.


Partner/ Associate – Corporate Commercial

We have an exciting opportunity for a Partner with 8+ PQE or an Associate with 5+ PQE to join our Corporate Commercial team. The role will involve working with a range of clients in the health and social care, life sciences, and charities and social enterprise sectors on corporate, commercial and public law matters. The successful candidate will have a strong business development focus and preferably experience in the health or wider public sector market.

The position will be based in either our London or Manchester office.




Hempsons’ offer an attractive open plan work environment, collegiate and supportive culture with competitive remuneration and benefits. For further information for any of the above roles and to apply please send a CV and covering letter to


If you would like to send a speculative application please send your CV and covering letter using the form below.

Please also consider completing our optional Equality and Diversity survey to assist us in monitoring our employment applications process.

Any application submitted and unsuccessful will be retained for 4 months only due to data protection guidelines.

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