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Defence Litigation Solicitor

  • DOE
  • Dublin 4
  • Permanent

Our Client is a Mid Sized Law Firm in Dublin 4 and currently has a vacancy for a Defence Litigation Solicitor with 4-5 Yrs PQE. Call us now on 01 845 6312 for more info!

Salary: Depending on Experience

Benefits: 22 Days Holidays, Pension, Life Assurance, Canteen facilities, Tax Saver Scheme.


  • Advise a broad range of clients to include leading global insurers, re-insurers and self-insured Corporate Firms.
  • Manage a high volume portfolio of Personal Injury and related claims including Employers, Public , Motor and Product Liability claims.
  • Advise insurers on coverage matters.
  • Conduct settlement negotiations.
  • Keep abreast of relevant legal and regulatory guidance and advise clients on the implications of same providing commercial, solutions-focused advice.
  • Advising clients on litigation strategies and potential settlement options.
  • Briefing and managing relationships with counsel and with additional relevant third parties as appropriate.
  • Preparing and managing expert witnesses as appropriate.
  • Adhoc projects as required.

Key Requirements:

  • You will be a Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in defence of Personal Injury and related claims including Employers’ and Public Liability.
  • Experience of advising and dealing with a range of insurance companies.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Strong fees and cost management skills would be a distinct advantage.
  • Evidence of strong communication skills is essential –the role requires an ability to communicate confidently both verbally and in written form in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative and unsupervised.
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet required deadlines.
  • Evidence of organisational and time management skills is essential.
  • Quality service – ability to produce work to the high standards required including accuracy.
  • IT – competent in Word, Excel, Outlook and ideally experience of Evolve or a similar case management system.
  • Team-working skills – a flexible and self-motivated team player who is able to respect and support others within the team to achieve common goals.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to demonstrate experience of building strong relationships in a fast-paced commercial environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A high level of motivation and an ability to act on one’s own initiative.

If this Defence Litigation Solicitor role sounds like you, call Orla for full details on 01 8456312.

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