Litigation Legal Executive

Job Description

Litigation Legal Executive

Dublin 2

Top Firm

The successful Legal Executive will work directly with a Senior Litigation Partner and the Head of Projects and Consultancy to facilitate a legal service management contract.

Key Responsibilities:
Adhere to a structure of weekly, bi-monthly and monthly legal reporting tasks for the Client
Liaise with the client(s) and/or client’s 3rd party key stakeholders in relation to queries on a day-to-day basis
Prepare agendas and collate meeting packs on a monthly basis – and attend monthly client meeting with Partner
Manage and coordinate FOI/PQ data requests received
Manage other ad hoc queries and requests received
Assist in the preparation and collation of briefs
Carry out legal research on cases as assigned
Serving/Filing proceedings in the Central Office
Monitoring developments in legislation, regulation and case law (Irish and EU) relevant to the certain practice areas
Facilitate Legal Audit(s)
Preparing and presenting client training material for case management system
Legal data analytics; generating, reviewing and collating
General file management, document and correspondence retention and filing
Provide general legal support within the Litigation Department
Opportunity to manage small caseload of files under the supervision of Senior Associates

Required skills and Expertise:
A degree in Law or Diploma in Legal Studies (preferred), or minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in Legal Executive role or in a similar role
Excellent project management and analytical skills
Ability to evaluate information from a number of sources, consider effective decisions and problem solve in a time sensitive manner
Ability to consider risk management for Client
Experience handling multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy, including the ability to prioritise tasks accordingly
An ability to work effectively as part of a team
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
A high level of motivation and self-starter
Excellent attention to detail


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