Solicitor – Employment Law

August 14, 2019

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Fieldfisher is a European law Firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors. We have recently launched in Ireland and merged with the one of Ireland’s leading law Firms McDowell Purcell.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1,500 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs.

We have an immediate vacancy for a Solicitor to join our well established and successful Employment Unit. This would be an ideal opportunity for a Solicitor who is keen to progress in a forward-thinking firm.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 3-5 Years’ experience in Employment Law (although more experienced candidates will also be considered);
  • Excellent client management and relationship skills;
  • Ability to advise both an employer or alternatively an employee client base
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, a commercial focus and business acumen;
  • Team player with strong communication skills and ambitions to progress their career;
  • An excellent work ethic with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and approach to work.

The successful candidate will gain invaluable experience in:

  • Employment claims before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the Civil Courts;
  • Employer and Employee advice on all aspects of employment law;
  • Executive employment contracts;
  • Settlements and severance agreements;
  • Employment law support to other departments including on commercial transactions;
  • Ad hoc activities as required.

Competitive salary and compensation package offered including:

  • Medical Benefits through our provider Webdoctor
  • 3 days paid leave to cover Christmas closure each year
  • 5 days paid Paternity leave
  • 5 days paid Wedding leave
  • Paid Maternity leave contributions
  • Fully paid fitness classes onsite
  • Travel Tax Incentive Scheme
  • Bike to Work Initiative
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Wellness Programme
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Fruit Onsite
  • Early finish on Public holiday weekends

Fieldfisher is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for the role please submit your CV to or if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Manager on 01 8280600.

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