Fitzsimons Redmond LLP is currently seeking to recruit a Trainee Solicitor to join the firm.
Fitzsimons Redmond LLP provides a full range of services to our wide and varied client base. We believe in client satisfaction as a core value. We ask our colleagues for help when needed, and we always provide help to each other. We are a team.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion in our relationships with our employees, our clients, our business contacts and the community. We believe in equal access for those who need to utilise the law and those who wish to work in the legal profession. Inclusion is at the core of our culture, and we live these values in our workplace.
We are committed to the Law Society’s charter on Workplace Wellness. We believe in empowering our team to achieve their best. We are a flexible; with a belief that everyone is entitled to a healthy work-life balance. We are one of Ireland’s only law firms to offer a four-day working week while paying a salary for five days.
Hold a law degree or legal executive qualification;
2 years + legal office experience;
Some practical experience in conveyancing and litigation is an advantage
Familiarity with LEAP case management will be an advantage;
Excellent communication skills, and a team-player;
Strong attention to detail and organisational skills;
The ability to contribute positively and to work on your own initiative;
Desire to work in and learn about all aspects of a general practice, and a particular interest in conveyancing.
About the Role:
Greeting visitors, taking incoming phone-calls, while dealing with queries from clients and colleagues promptly and in a polite and professional manner;
Collecting and taking post to the DX;
Opening correspondence, scanning it and uploading it to LEAP;
Supporting the partners in their work as requested;
Drafting correspondence, pleadings and other documentation;
Preparing court booklets and briefs for counsel;
Writing legal articles and social media posts;
Running your own files, depending on experience;
Other secretarial, administrative and ad hoc tasks as requested, such as attending on counsel, lodging papers at the Four Courts or sending registered post;
We expect that your role will grow to meet your experience, skills and interests, and we will work with you to ensure your work challenges and excites you.
The whole team at Fitzsimons Redmond LLP wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! We are incredibly thankful to have worked with such wonderful clients, colleagues and others in 2023. Our office will close on 22nd December 2023, and will re-open on 3rd January 2024.
Fitzsimons Redmond LLP partner, Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty recently had the opportunity to visit and spend time at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg. While in Luxembourg she took part in an EIPA conference with judges and lawyers from other member states on the topic of procedural guarantees. She describes the experience as being wonderful and said that it was really inspiring to collaborate with colleagues from all around the EU on matters of European harmony.
Fitzsimons Redmond LLP is delighted to have been invited to join the Association of European Attorneys (Asociación Europea de Abogados). The AEA is the largest lawyer network in the world with offices in 151 countries. We are one of only four Irish members, who have access to some of the best lawyers globally, so that we might collaborate with these professionals, and make referrals for our international clients.
We are delighted to share the award received by John Redmond today from the Law Society of Ireland, in recognition of John’s commitment to legal services and his clients over the last forty (plus) years!
John has been with Fitzsimons Redmond since he qualified in 1980. He became a partner in the firm in 1984. He is also a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths.
He specialises in property law, and is recognised as one of Ireland’s leading experts in both commercial and residential property, offering a wealth of experience. We are all so proud to see his experience, dedication, and expertise being recognised in this Award!
The team at Fitzsimons Redmond LLP are delighted to welcome Vanessa Frankl to the team this summer. Vanessa is a talented young lady from Bavaria in Germany. Vanessa is interning with Fitzsimons Redmond LLP as part of the Erasmus programme of her studies, and is a second-year apprentice, training as an industrial management assistant. She has been working in various industries and departments of companies, alongside her formal studies.
In our office Vanessa is looking after reception as well as general legal administration and some company secretarial work. She is a real asset to our team. In her free-time, Vanessa enjoys being with her friends, listening to music, and playing football.
It is a week of celebrations at Fitzsimons Redmond LLP. Partner, Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty (2nd from left in picture) graduated from the Enterprise Ireland KPMG Going for Growth programme yesterday. For the past six months, she has been attending roundtables and workshops with a fantastic group of women entrepreneurs with plans to take their businesses to new heights, led by the fantastic Monica Flood (centre of picture) and under the guidance of the wonderful Paula Fitzsimons.