Pro Bono Associate

  • Location:

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Hamish Richmond

  • Contact email:

    hamishrichmond@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    1064392_1548350463

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-23

A leading Irish firm is seeking an Associate to manage their pro bono practice and act as co-ordinating fee earning in the Charity Law Group in Dublin.

The Charity Law Group is cross- departmental group with particular experience handling queries from charities and not-for-profit clients and you would be responsible for:

  • Assisting in identifying opportunities for the firm to provide meaningful pro bono services, both through existing networks and new relationships.
  • Helping to support, coordinate and deliver existing pro bono projects, including by assisting with administration of existing pro bono projects, including rota management and some supervisory casework.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of pro bono policies and management systems.
  • Undertaking a pro bono cases load including assisting with, and supervising, legal research, litigation, advice and education.
  • Assisting with the provision of the charity law advice aspects and coordinating input from the multi-disciplinary Charity Law Group team in providing advice to charity/ not-for-profit clients.
  • Assisting with monitoring and evaluation of pro bono projects.

The successful candidate should have 3 years' experience working in a commercial law firm, a keen interest on pro bono work and An understanding of the legal needs of people who are disadvantaged and organisations who assist them. A knowledge of charity law is desirable but not essential for this opportunity.

For more information, please contact Hamish at hamishrichmond@taylorroot.com

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