Current Opportunities Employment Law - Associate/Senior Associate/Partner
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Employment Law - Associate/Senior Associate/Partner

We are one of Ireland’s most progressive business law firms, with an established reputation for delivering top quality legal services to our large and expanding public and private sector client base. As part of the continuing development of our very strong Employment practice area we currently have a vacancy for an experienced Employment Law associate/senior associate/partner. 

ByrneWallace LLP has long been synonymous with employment law in Ireland. We are consistently ranked Band 1 in both Chambers and Legal 500, and are the only law firm in Ireland with five Chambers ranked lawyers for employment. We are the lead advisers in Ireland on the law relating to Protected Disclosures. We have unrivalled experience advising large domestic and international clients, both private and public, across all industry sectors. We have a very wide client base and interesting and challenging work in a strong collegiate team. Our team is particularly renowned for its excellence in client service and proven track record advising on complex and novel employment issues. 

The successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious employment law practice, with a mix of advisory and litigation experience and potentially corporate support experience.

The role will incorporate the following key responsibilities:

  • Managing a varied employment law caseload involving contentious and non-contentious matters;
  • Representing clients before The Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the courts;
  • Advising clients on a wide variety of employment issues by reference to relevant case law and legislation;
  • Managing public and private sector client relationships;
  • Advising clients on how to resolve disputes effectively and where appropriate, participating in mediations and arbitrations.

Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong background in employment law;
  • Experience in advising clients in complex and technical contentious and non-contentious employment matters;
  • Experience in representing clients before The Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the courts;
  • Commercial awareness, sharing ByrneWallace's commitment to in-depth understanding of our clients’ organisations and building strong relationships; 
  • Strong business development skills; 
  • An ability to analyse legislation and advise in a practical manner;
  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Strong fees and cost management skills;
  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • A high level of motivation and an ability to act on one’s own initiative;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;  
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team.


If you are interested in being considered for the above position, please submit your CV in confidence to by email at For further information on ByrneWallace LLP, please see our website

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