FLAC: Locum Solicitor - deadline 22 March 2023

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Role overview

FLAC is seeking to recruit a locum solicitor to support the work of its independent law centre.


Job description

  • Manage Litigation files in a variety of forums; mainly Workplace Relations Commission and High Court.
  • Report to managing solicitor on progress of files as required;
  • Liaise with clients to keep them updated on the progress of their cases;
  • Provide legal advice as required in the areas of Housing law, Social Welfare and Equality.



  • Hold appropriate professional legal qualification.
  • Have at least 3 years post qualification experience in litigation.
  • Compliance with Law Society regulations regarding professional conduct.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work flexibly with clients.
  • Proven organisational skills with good attention to detail.
  • Good IT skills, proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to meet targets and work to deadlines.
  • Strong ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • High level of personal responsibility and integrity.


  • Experience in housing law/ administrative law generally/ equality or human rights law/public interest law.
  • Demonstrated interest in the principle of access to justice and social justice.
  • Experience of using and maintaining a case management database.

Further Details:

  • This locum position is for a period of 3-6 months
  • The hours are full-time
  • The position will be based at the FLAC office at 85/86 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1.
  • The salary range is dependent on skills and experience

To Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV along with a cover letter to recruitment@flac.ie stating what interests you about working with FLAC and how you meet the requirements for this position.

Closing Date for Applications: 22 March 2023

FLAC is an equal opportunities employer.



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