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Litigation Professional Support Lawyer

Ref: 921587

  • €90,000 - €100,000
  • 08 Mar 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Our client, a top 10 firm is seeking to recruit a Professional Support Lawyer to join its’ Litigation department. The role will involve the development of the department’s know-how and assisting in effective marketing initiatives including the production of articles.

Responsibilities:

Know-how and training • Monitor and update the department on relevant developments including changes to legislation, court rules, practice directions, and relevant case law • Monitor news media and social media for relevant content, and updating the department • Provide training and updates to the department to assist in meeting continuing professional development requirements • Create and manage the department’s legal know-how database to include research carried out, advices provided, and counsel’s opinions • Draft, develop and manage the department’s precedent documentation database • Coordinate the preparation of client updates/newsletters Marketing • Prepare articles on relevant topics and developments for publication by the department • Update and maintain all litigation content on the firm’s website • Assist in the preparation of brochures about the various sub-specialties within the litigation department • Assist fee earners in the preparation of client presentations and talks • Work with the partners on various business development initiatives • Update and maintain the department’s database of contacts • Assist with preparation for attendance at conferences, and with follow up afterwards • Assist fee earners in the preparation of tenders and monitoring publications for relevant tenders

Skills & Experience:

• Significant experience in litigation practice – ideally with leading Irish or international law firm or at the Irish or UK Bars • Previous experience in a PSL role and a strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge • Excellent drafting skills • Excellent legal research and presentation skills • Familiarity with relevant sources such as news media websites, social media websites, legal websites etc • Strong interpersonal and communications skills • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet the legal support requirements of practitioners within the department on a consistent and timely basis • The ability to work on his/her own initiative.

Education:

• Have an excellent academic background • Be qualified as a solicitor or barrister in Ireland and/or another common law jurisdiction • Have a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in practice and/or as a professional support lawyer For more information on this Litigation Professional Support Lawyer job or other legal jobs, then please contact Michael Minogue (01) 6621000 or by email at M.Minogue@brightwater.ie