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Personal Injuries Solicitor - Defence

Ref: 921318

  • €90,000 - €110,000
  • 20 Mar 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

My client is a mid-tier legal firm who are looking to appoint a senior associate specialising in personal injuries defence litigation to their busy and successful litigation team. RESPONSIBILITIES • 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.; SKILLS • Qualified Solicitor with 7+ years’ experience; • Experience in representing the client in district circuit in a high court is required, especially in relation to interlocutory applications; • Relevant legal experience gained in the areas of defendant litigation, Labour Law and Commercial Litigation • 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; • Keyhouse knowledge is preferable For a confidential discussion about this Defence Personal Injuries Solicitor job please call Jean Heylin on +35316621000 or email j.heylin@brightwater.ie