A progressive workplace  

That supports success  

The benefits of a career at LK Shields

  • A benefits package which includes:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Discretionary Christmas Gift Vouchers
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Life Assurance Scheme
  • Competitive Annual Leave Entitlement
  • Family Leave
  • Study Leave
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Car Parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch & Learn Seminars
  • Training and Development Programme
  • Discretionary Health Checks
  • Contribution towards prescription glasses
  • Wellbeing Programmes
  • Complementary Healthy Food Options
  • Staff Appreciation Events
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
  • CSR Volunteering & Charity Work
  • ESG programmes


Our mission is to effect progress and support success. Guided by our values of access, inclusion and opportunity we actively seek ways in which we can assist to develop and improve our client’s businesses, our colleague’s professional advancement and our community.

Our Values


We open doors to new opportunities for our clients and colleagues. Underpinned by cutting edge technology, this ethos means we are always flexible in our approach and strive for innovative solutions.


We are committed to providing an environment where all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully. The diversity of our people contributes to our success, and we believe in equal opportunities across the board.


We are invested in the success and wellbeing of our clients, colleagues and community. Working together, we turn opportunity into commercial gain harnessing lessons learned so that we grow and develop our skills and expertise.

Business Support

Samantha Kelly, Legal Secretary

"I have been given numerous opportunities to develop professionally and constantly feel challenged. As a team leader for the secretaries one of my favourite tasks is supporting new starters while they settle into their role."

Graduate Opportunities

Jennifer Dinneen, Recently Qualified Solicitor

"What truly sets LK Shields apart is the partner oversight. Continuous trainee ‘check-ins’ and dedicated trainee partners"

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people does LK Shields employ?

We employ 130 staff across our Dublin and Galway offices.

What does your recruitment procedure consist of?

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview where they will meet our HR Manager and their potential direct line manager.  Depending on the role and the level of seniority candidates may be called for a second interview.

What selection criteria are applicable?

Applicants are shortlisted on the basis of the eligibility criteria and essential requirements including specific competences and skills noted in the job listing.

Are all applications treated in the same way?

LK Shields is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. We extend the same opportunities to staff / potential staff through our recruitment and employment practices, policies and procedures. External applicants are invited to submit their application without including a first and second name, but instead using initials, and we also suggest that the name of your secondary school is also excluded.

Who is the main point of contact for further queries?

If you have any additional queries, please contact our HR Manager, Lisa Delahunt  at ldelahunt@lkshields.ie.

Does LK Shields have a Candidate Privacy Policy?

Click here to view our Candidate Privacy Policy.

By using this website you allow us to place cookies on your computer. Our cookies do not personally identify you.