14 Nov 2019
There is a thriving legal sector in Northern Ireland, which includes renowned local Law firms as well as national and international firms, who have established a growing presence.
The continued growth within the legal sector can be pinpointed down to two influencing factors:
As a location, Northern Ireland has exactly what investors are looking for – a workforce that is educated, smart, innovative and results-driven. As global legal services and the business of law continue to evolve to meet changing market demands, Northern Ireland has become a centre for new technology-enabled delivery models and innovative client solutions.
The region offers an exciting range of cost-effective, quality-assured response solutions to global firms, sector disruptors and tech innovators, including:
As a result, the Legal sector in Northern Ireland is extremely competitive and often candidate-driven.
Different Career Paths within the Legal Sector
There is usually only two typical types of career paths within the Legal sector, either Support/Administrative Role or Qualified Roles:
Working with the best Administrative candidates on the market, we believe that the administrative function is the most important commodity within any law firm, as this function is crucial to enable Solicitors to complete their job effectively.
Administrative roles within the Legal sector include:
Candidates who occupy these roles are typically candidates who do not wish to qualify and administrative staff with experience within the Legal sector.
Upskilling and Development:
Due to the competitive nature of the Legal sector in Northern Ireland, Law firms are determined to retain their employees through upskilling and progression opportunities:
If you want to discuss the legal market with Hannah Fleming further or are interested in hearing about the number of opportunities we currently have within the legal industry, you can contact her on 028 9620 7050.