Paralegal Opportunities

At different intervals during the year we seek a number of Paralegals to work on a full time basis, for a minimum of 4 months, to provide support to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team in particular, but also to solicitors from other practice areas.

While we will accept applications now, the next start date will be either September or October 2018.

What you can expect

Our Paralegals can expect to advance their procedural knowledge and gain real insight into the operations of a progressive commercial law firm.  Duties will include assisting solicitors prepare for commercial court trials which will also involve occasionally attending court with the solicitors.  Other tasks will include assisting with the archiving of files, supporting the firm’s law clerk, and supporting solicitors with specific research assignments.

What we seek

Placements will appeal to those who are ambitious, personally driven and passionate about pursuing a career as a solicitor.  Suitable candidates will have balanced the attainment of a high standard of academic achievement throughout their years of study (2:1 or higher) with other non-academic achievements. Preference will be given to those who are in their final year of university or ideally who have completed their university studies.

Other essential attributes include first rate communication skills, a keen eye for detail, a willingness to work hard within a demanding and often pressurised work environment, both on your own and as part of a team.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application here

Careers Contact
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Olwyn Downey

HR Manager

odowney@lkshields.ie
+ 353 1 638 5899

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