Clients today need flexible resourcing solutions to
meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons & Simmons
has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms of service
delivery to meet changing client demands. Simmons Adaptive is a
flexible resourcing solution to meet client requirements at the same
high quality you expect from Simmons & Simmons. We understand
that our firm is equal only to the strengths of our people and place
great emphasis on recruiting and retaining staff who meet our high
As an Adaptive consultant, you will be fully supported
by the Simmons & Simmons team with a sponsoring Partner and a
client team with whom we would encourage you to engage on a regular
basis. You will have access to the firm’s resources and know- how
and have the opportunity to be involved in training and development
at the Firm.
Main purpose of the role:
Simmons Adaptive are currently searching for legal consultants with a
background in Employment Law to work on defined contract assignment.
Our contract roles demand the same highly skilled lawyers as our
permanent roles, so we would expect applicants to have strong
academics, excellent interpersonal skills and be client focused.
Significant post qualification experience working on a range of
Employment and Regulatory matters.
Demonstrable experience in Irish / EU Law
Experience both within private practice and in-house is desired
Employment experience from financial institutions is desired
Ability to work autonomously but can also collaborate effectively
as part of the wider team, whilst working in a remote capacity initially.
Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm, providing
clients with commercially aware legal advice, whenever and wherever
they need it. We have over 1,600 people situated in key business and
financial centres across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Since opening for business in 2018 Simmons & Simmons Dublin
office, led by country head Fionán Breathnach, has expanded
significantly to support clients in the areas of Asset Management,
Banking, Corporate, Financial Services Regulatory, Real Estate and Tax.
We have a highly specialised team that covers, among other things,
banking, capital markets, asset finance, asset management, real estate
and investment funds. We also advise on the full range of legal and
regulatory issues for institutional and alternative financial
institutions and asset management firms internationally, and are
recognised by the legal directories and the industry as being one of
the leading firms in the sector.
The team comprises of lawyers with significant track records in both
the Irish and international market as well as established reputations
for technical and service excellence.
Our lawyers in Ireland also work closely with the firm's
international network in a collegiate and integrated manner to provide
comprehensive and tailored cross border advice.
We are committed to promoting equality and
diversity in the firm and to equal opportunities in employment.
We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial
group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins),
religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender
re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership,
and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any
incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment.
At Simmons & Simmons we seek to attract and
retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and
cultures, to create an exciting and rewarding place to work. We
are supportive of flexible working arrangements wherever possible
and we would encourage you to discuss this with us, should this be
something you are interested in.
All recruits of Simmons & Simmons will be required to go through
our background screening process. Depending on the position you apply
for this may include a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
certificate. We undertake not to discriminate unfairly against any
subject of a DBS certificate on the basis of a conviction or other
information revealed. The firm’s policy on the recruitment of
ex-offenders is available on request.