Paralegal Programme

January 4, 2019

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McDowell Purcell is one of Ireland’s leading law firms with over 130 staff. The firm has extensive expertise in the areas of Commercial Property, Banking and Finance, Employment, Insolvency and Restructuring, Renewable Energy, Data Protection, Planning and Environment, Private Client, Procurement, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Professional Regulatory and Administrative Law.


We are currently recruiting for a Paralegal on a fixed term contract of 6 months, with a possible extension.

As a Paralegal at McDowell Purcell, you will:

  • Receive excellent on-the-job experience and training;
  • Learn valuable communication and legal business skills;
  • Attend team and client meetings;
  • Contribute to the preparation of high-profile cases;
  • Attend court and/or disciplinary hearings.

Ideal candidates will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Problem solving and strong attention to detail;
  • Team player; and
  • Ability to multi-task.

The application process is open to anyone who has completed an undergraduate degree in law, or to graduates of a degree in any discipline, who are in the process of completing or sitting FE1 exams.

McDowell Purcell is an equal opportunity employer.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered including:

  • Medical Benefits through our provider Webdoctor
  • 3 days paid leave to cover Christmas closure each year
  • 5 days paid Paternity leave
  • 5 days paid Wedding leave
  • Paid Maternity leave contributions
  • Fully paid fitness classes onsite
  • Travel Tax Incentive Scheme
  • Bike to Work Initiative
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Wellness Programme
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Fruit Onsite
  • Early finish on public holiday weekends

To apply for this role please submit your CV to or if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Manager on 01 8280600

To apply for this job email your details to

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