A progressive workplace  

That supports success  


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.

The benefits of a career at LK Shields

  • A benefits package which includes:
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Christmas bonus vouchers
  • Access to group health insurance schemes
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • A supportive work environment:
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health checks and wellbeing programmes
  • Agile and remote working arrangements
  • Training and development programmes
  • Subsidised events and healthy food options

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.

Graduate Opportunities

Sinead Byrne, Newly Qualified Solicitor

"I started my career at LK Shields as a paralegal and continued with the firm as a trainee as I knew that the supportive and challenging environment was the right fit for me."

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

Laura Finn, Newly Qualified Solicitor

"As a trainee at LK Shields, I have gained invaluable experience working for top clients on interesting and challenging matters. "

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.

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