Vacancy Detail


We have a requirement for a solicitor(s) in the area of litigation – primarily Employer’s Liability and Occupier’s Liability personal injury litigation based in Belfast.  Working from Home arrangements will be made available.



The Solicitor will assist in the provision of legal services to a range of clients within the Health and Social Care Sector. The postholder will provide these services in accordance with the standards established by the Chief Legal Adviser and the 

Service Level Agreements with its clients. The Solicitor will carry out these duties under the supervision of an Assistant Chief Legal Adviser who will allocate their caseload. They will also carry out legal research as and when required by the

Assistant Chief Legal Adviser.



Duties will include a mix of the following:-

Investigate and assess clients’ legal liability (including both negligence and causation) in respect of individual claims. This involves gathering and considering relevant information (including detailed confidential documentation such as medical and personnel records), taking detailed statements from staff, instructing expert opinions in a range of (medical) specialisms scheduling site inspections as required and use of negotiation skills and professional judgment by the job holder. This allows for the accurate assessment of legal liability and for recommendations to be made to clients regarding practical and cost effective solutions which they may choose to follow, to achieve the best possible outcome for clients resulting in savings for the public purse.



1. Be a Solicitor eligible to practise in Northern Ireland at the time of application

2. Driving Licence and access to a car.


Why choose Keenan Recruitment as part of your journey:

  • We are a contracted, top tier supplier of Professional staff to the HSCNI and other public bodies, meaning we receive 100s of jobs for you to pick from throughout Northern Ireland. 
  • A free & confidential financial wellbeing package is offered via an external professional body to all temporary workers, to aid you with your mortgage application, debt and budgeting planning and for pension advice etc. 
  • You will have a dedicated specialist Consultant. Did you know that we have over 30 years experience suppling Professional staff to the public service? 
  • Free fit to work certificate (required for NHS work). We will guide you through the process of ensuring you are fully compliant, so you and your Clients are protected. 
  • Career progression opportunities. You can pick and choose the teams that you would like experience in and newly qualified Professionals can progress your career through Keenan.
  • Free CV writing service and interview prep offered for when you apply for permanent positions. We fully support you working through Agency as a stepping stone into permanent work. 
  • Testimonials: Please refer to the testimonial section on our website  to read how happy our candidates are working through Keenan. 


For more information please contact Laura-Lee on 02890447144 or email 


Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.


Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.


Location: Belfast (Working From Home available) | Salary: 19.89 per | Job type: | Posted: 24/11/2021