• Area: Employment Law
  • Experience: 2-4 years
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Galway

Team Overview:

Ready to put your ambition into action? To work alongside the brightest minds, on the most supportive teams, answering the questions that make a real difference to businesses? Discover a career at RDJ.

RDJ are a leading Irish corporate law firm combining the sharpest legal insight with human intelligence to deliver long-lasting business impact.

We bring together human intelligence and legal insights across our three offices to deliver the most impactful outcomes for businesses and careers. By investing in the potential of our people and the relationships that create winning teams, we are the legal advisor of choice to our clients and employer of choice to the best talent.

Empowering our clients with answers, not options, in diverse areas of the Irish economy, we advise multi-nationals as well as established and growing Irish companies, institutions and leading insurance firms.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an employment solicitor to join our Employment Team. The team comprises a highly regarded group of lawyers spread across our 3 offices in Cork, Dublin and Galway with diverse skill sets and levels of experience. We share a passion for delivering timely, practical, and commercial advice and solutions to the legal issues faced by our clients. We take real pride in what we do for our clients and enjoy leveraging our team dynamic to achieve this.

Acting for a broad mix of Irish, international, private, and public sector clients, the RDJ Employment Team advises on all areas of employment law including talent acquisition; grievance and disciplinary issues; TUPE issues and WRC claims. Our employment team works closely with other specialist units within the firm to offer coordinated legal advice on areas such as tax, corporate, data privacy and a range of regulatory areas.

The successful candidate will join a busy team and will gain further experience in all forms of employment law.

Background and experience:

Solicitors with 2-4 years of employment law advisory and contentious experience in a leading Irish or international corporate law firm are encouraged to apply.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to draft and review employment contracts, policies and procedures and contracts for services.
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills and positive engagement with clients and colleagues
  • A practical and commercial understanding of clients' needs
  • Excellent technical and drafting skills coupled with a good eye for detail
  • A proven ability to manage multiple priorities and ensure that dead lines are consistently met
  • An ability to work as part of a team and show a high level of initiative
  • A strong work ethic and flexible approach to work

Employee Wellbeing:

We offer leading wellbeing initiatives, support for employees walking or cycling to work and respect for our people’s work-life balance. We’ve been recognised as leaders in workplace wellbeing by Ibec, as well as earning the KeepWell Mark and being listed in Leading in Wellbeing Top 100 Companies 2023.

This is a full-time permanent role with hybrid working and flexibility available.


If you wish to apply for this role, please email your CV and a cover letter to recruit@rdj.ie.