• Area: Healthcare Litigation
  • Location: Cork

About RDJ

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.

Role Overview

RDJ has an opportunity for a qualified solicitor to join our Healthcare team in Cork.

This role will work exclusively on clinical defence cases and inquests and will work directly with the Partners for the Healthcare team in Cork.

RDJ has an exceptionally strong reputation in the defence of healthcare claims offering decades of experience acting for the private and public healthcare sector in Ireland on complex medical negligence claims. Clients include statutory bodies, health insurers, healthcare operations, hospitals and physicians.

Background and experience:

  • This is a permanent role and Solicitors with litigation post qualification experience are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have strong academic credentials and excellent written and communication skills
  • Be a qualified Solicitor
  • Have strong advocacy skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and manage caseload, whilst also being a strong team player
  • Be proactive
  • Be commercially astute with a strong business sense
  • Have the ability to effectively manage internal and external client relationships

Employee Wellbeing

We offer leading wellbeing initiatives, such as our healthy eating webinars, 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 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.


To apply for this role please submit your CV and cover letter to: recruit@rdj.ie