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My client is currently looking to recruit a highly experienced Litigation Solicitor for their progressive law firm based in Dublin City.


Key skills required for a Litigation Solicitor are:-

  • Instruct barristers on the commencement, pleadings and progress of proceedings;

  • Communicate effectively to the business in relation to changes in legislation and legal policies and court judgements;

  • Thorough knowledge of practice and procedures in the circuit court, high court and appellate courts; 

  • Experience in attending council and preparing relevant court booklets and witness preparation for court pleadings.

  • Ability to handle a very heavy workload and managing a multiple file system and to be on top of all files which you are handling;

  • Administrative ability to promptly deal with all pre-trial steps to ensure that all cases are brought to a successful conclusion in a timely manner.

  • Make recommendations on cases based on input from external experts and internal reviews;

  • Attending consultations with client(s) and counsel and attending court in Ireland.

  • Support the business to bring high value, contentious litigation to a satisfactory settlement and conclusion.

  • Lead, develop, enhance and maintain all reporting and analysis for the team including legal statistic, court case actions/results, legal costs etc.;

Requirements for a Litigation Solicitor are:-

  • Qualified Solicitor with 7+ years’ experience;

  • Status reports monitoring progress of each case;

  • Accuracy of legal documentation;

  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter, motivated and an ambitious person with excellent communication and drafting skills;

  • Compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements;

  • Monthly performance review of cases and success rates in relation to court proceedings;4

  • Experience in representing the client in district circuit in a high court is required, especially in relation to interlocutory applications;

  • Accuracy of information and appropriate actions taken thereby mitigating or eliminating risk and liability to clients;

  • Success is measured through achieving client’s goals and objectives.

  • Relevant legal experience gained in the areas of plaintiff and/or defendant litigation, Labour Law and Commercial Litigation

Contact Niamh at Jacksonstone Recruitment on 01 274 4451 for further information on this and other similar roles quoting Jacksonstone.net as your reference.

Established in 1999 we recruit throughout Wicklow, Wexford and Dublin. Jacksonstone Recruitment span across a diverse range of clients from local SME clients to large multinational corporations in many sectors including Office Staff, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services, Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Retail, Production & Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Life Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Quality Control, QC Analysts, Biochemist, Temp jobs, Contract vacancies and Permanent roles.

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Location City Centre
  Salary 70K - 80K
  Contact Niamh Thomas
(01) 274 44 51
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