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Legal Adviser

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The in house legal team provide legal advice and support to members of MPS on cases, primarily in relation to Healthcare Regulatory cases (GMC and GDC) and Inquest cases, and will also provide general legal advice from time to time.

The Legal Advisers will have a direct reporting line to a Lead Legal Adviser and will also form part of a multi-disciplinary case management team made up of doctors/dentists, lawyers, paralegals and other professional support.

Role Responsibility

The Legal Adviser is responsible for the handling of non-claims case types that require a lawyer, to include GMC, GDC, disciplinary and inquest cases.

You will be responsible for providing advice to members, attending meetings, investigation and evaluation of cases and representation before committees, tribunals and coroners courts.

 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this role would be a practising Solicitor, qualified member of CILEX or barrister with relevant experience in medical/dental regulatory proceedings.

Please see the role profile for full details of the responsibilities and requirements of this role.

Package Description

  • Car allowance of £4,670
  • London weighting, if applicable
  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Annual bonus scheme up to 15% (for permanent roles)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

About the Company

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.
We strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members’ side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.
We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.

Medical Protection Society

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