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Employment Solicitor – Cork or Dublin

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 7751KD

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Barden has been engaged by a growing national firm with offices in Cork and Dublin to recruit an employment solicitor to join its team.  This is a strong opportunity for somebody with the desire to establish and grow their career within a firm with a great culture and lots of career opportunities.


You will join a team which provides strategic advice and practical solutions to its clients across both the public and private sectors, working on a diverse caseload of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters including:

  • Advising and guiding employers through investigations, disciplinary proceedings and termination of employment.
  • Advising employers on protected disclosures, transfer of undertakings, employment equality, and unfair dismissals.
  • Representation of employers (primarily) and employees before the Workplace Relations Commission, Labour Court and Civil Courts.
  • Drafting, negotiation and advising upon contracts, policies, and termination agreements.


You will be a qualified solicitor with at least 2 years of PQE with:

  • In depth knowledge of a full range of employment matters (employee or employer experience both welcomed)
  • An ability to handle a caseload independently, whilst also being a strong team player.
  • An ability to adopt a commercial/practical perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues.
  • A genuine interest in employment law developments.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Kiara Daly is qualified solicitor and leads our legal recruitment practice in Ireland supporting legal professionals across industry, financial services and legal firms. With a deep understanding of leading legal teams, company structures, cultures and the nuances of the legal profession, Kiara goes to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people she works with. Kiara and her team are where legal professionals in Ireland go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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