February 25, 2021 Fionntan Gamble

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Commercial Litigation Lawyer 


In House

€90,000-€100,000 (negotiable) plus benefits

Your new firm

We are recruiting a talented and experienced  Commercial Litigation Lawyer   on behalf of our client, a boutique, specialist procurement and construction law firm based in Dublin.

The Commercial Litigation Lawyer will be responsible for the litigation strategy and have oversight responsibilities for all litigation/arbitration and mediation matters within the Dublin office. You will provide a team of paralegals and experienced support professionals, as well as qualified lawyers, with direction and advice on handling complex case matters. 

You must have a sound understanding of commercial court procedure and rules as well as attention to detail regarding the drafting and compiling of appropriate court bundles and documents. For challenging and complex matters that must proceed by way of litigation, you will be responsible for identifying and instructing, appropriate external counsel where applicable. 

This firm provides specialised services with breadth and depth of expertise across a range of industry sectors and your legal expertise will be used to provide an added legal service to clients.

The team are renowned for being very proactive and commercially astute, endeavoring to provide quality advice quickly and cost-effectively to their clients. They are also recognised by the legal profession for providing outstanding training and CPD seminars on contractual matters within the construction industry.

Their construction professionals regularly advise on the largest and most complex projects undertaken across the island of Ireland. The team can advise on entire project delivery process from bid preparation to completion.

In addition, they regularly provide advice on standard forms of contract including the JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms. Working in several jurisdictions means they can provide a seamless and fully integrated all-island service to local, national and international client base.

Clients include public and private end-users, developers, funders, investors, contractors, subcontractors, designers, and other professional consultants, engineers, architects etc.

The Candidate

We are currently seeking a talented Commercial Litigation Lawyer, preferrably with a background or working knowledge of construction law (3+ years pqe but all PQE within the above salary range will be considered)

Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts including construction and procurement matters will be essential

Candidates must be technically excellent but, equally important, commercially aware with an ability to practically problem solve and see the bigger picture at times to avoid unnecessary litigation for their clients.

You will ideally have worked in either an in house construction-focused role.

Or you will have been trained in a top-tier commercial team with a focus on contentious and non-contentious construction matters. 

The Opportunity

The team you will be joining deals with all construction-related issues, both transactional (non-contentious) including drafting agreements and standard terms and conditions contract reviews and negotiation) and also contentious (including claims preparation, negotiation, adjudication, mediation and all types of ADR) aimed at providing clients with focused advice for containing/resolving problems across a range of projects.

This role offers genuine long-term career prospects supported through our client’s excellent training and personal development programmes and a fantastic remuneration package. there is also an opportunity for the right candidate to progress to a senior management position within the firm and be responsible for the management of the Dublin office.

What should I do now?

Send your CV in confidence to our principal consultant Fionntán Gamble who will contact you to discuss full details. Alternatively, call on 07982 608 069 to register your interest directly.

Industry: Human Resources and Staffing


  • Work from home opportunities
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Education reimbursement
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Company events & social hours
  • Life insurance

Reference ID: FG/OCTQG2

Job Category: In House Legal
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Job Location: Dublin Remote working Work from home

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