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Legal Executive


Job Length:Permanent


Firm:Michael Powell Solicitors

Job Type:

Email Address:nmurphy@mlpowell.com


Practice Area:General Practice

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Michael Powell Solicitors is seeking an experienced Legal Executive for an immediate start. This is a full time position based in Cork city centre.


  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in family, general litigation, personal injury litigation, conveyancing and commercial practice;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and work to strict deadlines;
  • Must have strong IT skills, Word, Outlook and digital dictation;
  • Experience with Cortbase Case Management is desirable but not essential;
  • Strong typing speeds, 60+ wpm;
  • Legal secretarial qualification or higher, desirable but not essential;
  • Ability to work on their own initiative in order to progress files;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.


  • Providing secretarial support and assistance;
  • Typing, filing, file management, photocopying, scanning, preparing pleadings and briefs for counsel and other related duties;
  • Liaising with clients, counsel and other professional experts and advisers;
  • Detailed knowledge of court practice and procedure essential;
  • Diary management;
  • Accurately compiling/formatting complex legal documents;
  • Management of files;
  • Working closely with supervisor in preparing cases for trial.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Please apply with a CV to by email to Michael Powell Solicitors at: nmurphy@mlpowell.com.

Closing date for applications is 31 October 2019 at 5pm.


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