5+ PQE Senior Corporate Associate, Ireland

Posted 03 September 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameNick Robbins

Job description

Nicholas Scott is working with a Dublin based commercial law firm who are now looking for talented Senior Associates to strengthen their team.

The client is looking for a positive, team orientated, self-starter, who is eager to work with confident, ambitious, highly capable professionals and who is excited to become involved in developing the firm’s future. The successful candidate will be someone that knows their limits but who pushes them every day, and someone who understands the nature of the trust placed in them by their clients, and who will ensure that trust is enduring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be able to provide, sound, quality technical advice and guidance to clients;

  • Be able to manage files with minimal Partner input;

  • Be established and recognised by others in an area of expertise;

  • Ensure you and your team members record and bill their time in accordance with policies and procedures;

  • Ensure clients are fully informed as to the fees and disbursements that will incur on each matter and provide updates as required;

  • Be a significant point of contact in your area of expertise for a number of clients;

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and be able to generate repeat business from existing clients; and

  • Be accountable for the coaching and development of paralegals, trainees and new joiners and assist other team members as and when required.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Qualified Lawyer with typically 5+ years of PQE;

  • Experience from a relevant law firm environment, (or equivalent) demonstrating good, consistent performance over the last two financial years;

  • Strong organisational skills in order to prioritise and manage a busy workload;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for dealing with colleagues and clients;

  • Commercial awareness to facilitate delivery of client’s objectives;

  • The highest standards of professional knowledge and ability;

  • A positive approach to change; and

  • Promote team work and strong relationships with immediate team members, other teams across jurisdictions and Business Services to achieve personal team and group objectives.