Fitzsimons Redmond LLP is currently seeking to recruit a Trainee Solicitor to join the firm.

About us:

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.

About you:

  • 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.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: lisa@fitzsimonsredmond.ie.