• Area: Dispute Resolution
  • Experience: 1 Year
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Location: Cork, Hybrid

We are looking to add an experienced full-time Legal Secretary to our growing Cork based General Litigation team and invite driven and qualified candidates to apply. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent.

About the role

This role will support the Solicitors on the General Litigation team, responsibilities will involve providing full general secretarial support including but not limited to:

  • Court administration: Preparation of court documents, pleadings and briefs; liaising with Counsel
  • Digital audio typing
  • Opening, closing and maintaining client files
  • Document management
  • Invoice management
  • Making appointments
  • Other duties as may arise depending on the workload across the Cork office

Background and experience

  • Full training will be provided but some legal secretarial experience in litigation and knowledge of the Court systems and ways of working would be ideal.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced office environment

Key Skills required

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong IT and systems capability
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and manage multiple activities at one time
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage time efficiently

Employee Wellbeing

We offer leading wellbeing initiatives, such as our healthy eating webinars support for employees walking or cycling to work and respect our people's work-life balance. We've been recognised as leaders in workplace wellbeing by Ibec, as well as earning KeepWell Mark and being listed in Leading in Wellbeing Top 100 Companies in 2024.

ESG Commitments

At RDJ, we are committed to sustainability in all aspects of our business. RDJ not only prioritises creating a healthy working environment for all employees, but goes beyond, in striving to promote the protection of the natural environment around us. We also endeavour to create an environment whereby diversity is championed, and each individual is valued and recognised for the unique contribution that they make.

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

If you wish to apply please send your CV and cover letter to: recruit@rdj.ie

Salary will be commensurate with experience.