Legal Executive

Job Description

Healthcare Legal Executive

Dublin City Centre


The Candidate: -

The successful candidate will have:

· Experience in Plaintiff Medical Negligence/Health Law litigation is essential.

· Initiative and flexibility – willing to work, if required, outside of core office hours.

· A team player with a good knowledge of legal secretarial support, including legal terminology.

· Excellent IT skills with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word (including document compare/tracking and version control), Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

· Familiar with Case Management systems; Practice Evolve is an advantage.

· Digital dictation which will require accurate typing skills together with an excellent understanding of grammar and maintaining e-filing daily.

· Photocopying, scanning, filing, post and file management.

· Assisting in the preparation of briefs and photocopying of same.

· Good communications skills and good telephone manner; ability to deal with clients when required efficiently, effectively, and sensitively as a representative of the firm when liaising with Clients, Expert Witnesses & external Counsel .

· Prioritising and organisation of tasks to work within a specified timeframe and to deadlines.

· Liaising with experts and external contacts to book meeting rooms, travel and accommodation during trials/mediations.

· High level of attention to detail and ability to conduct duties with discretion.

The Role: -

· Support Partners and Solicitors within the Healthcare department

· Drafting motions and affidavits, Replies to Notice for Particulars and requests for discovery

· Assisting with drafting instructions to experts and making briefs for experts and counsel

· Arranging consultations with witnesses and experts, attending meetings and notetaking

· Photocopying, scanning, filing, post and file management

· Keeping up to date with relevant changing legislation & case law

· Researching information and preparing legal documents

· Maintaining and building strong client relationships

· Preparing for and attending hearings

· Scheduling meetings, diary management, and assisting with billing

· Dealing with routine correspondence


· Competitive salary

· Support and training provided

· Health contribution scheme

· Pension contribution

· Social events



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