Solicitor, Litigation Team, Dublin / Hybrid

Date: 14 Nov 2023

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: Solicitor, Litigation Team


Location: Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 (subject to change)


This role is being offered on a permanent/full-time basis.


  • Are you a solicitor with plaintiff or defence litigation experience with knowledge of the practice and procedure of courts and tribunals within the Irish jurisdiction?
  • Are you interested in an in-house position working on diverse cases with a team who provide legal support to several business areas across AIB and its subsidiaries?



About the Role:

We are inviting applications for a position as solicitor within the Litigation Team, which is part of AIB Group’s Legal, Corporate Governance & Customer Care function.

The Litigation Team provides a full in-house litigation service to AIB and its subsidiaries in ROI (the “Bank”). The principal focus of the Litigation Team is defending legal actions against the Bank and instituting proceedings to protect the Banks’ interests in non-debt recovery and enforcement cases.

Reporting to a Senior Solicitor within the Unit, this is an exciting opportunity to join a legal team who provide legal support to several business areas across the Bank. The role requires litigation experience, collaboration and stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment. 

The successful candidate will be a member of a team of circa 5 legal professionals who provide a full in-house litigation service to the Bank with a focus on providing legal advice that is accurate, practical, and commercial. They will have a knowledge of the practice and procedure of all courts and tribunals where cases are brought and will be able to identify and assess liability, defences and mitigating strategies.



Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Has experience in defence litigation with an in-depth knowledge of the practice and procedure of all courts and tribunals within the Irish jurisdiction. Some experience in financial services regulation would be an advantage.
  • Has strong collaboration skills to work with colleagues within the Unit, the wider Function and stakeholder functions in the Bank.
  • Can demonstrate an ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Is pragmatic and commercial in their approach to providing legal advice.



What you will bring:


  • Qualified in Ireland as a Solicitor and have 1-2 years’ PQE in the area of litigation.
  • In-depth knowledge of the practice and procedure of all courts and tribunals within the Irish jurisdiction.
  • Experienced in advising in relation to claims such as defamation, breach of contract, breach of confidentiality and breach of data protection legislation.
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and work collaboratively with others. As well as the ability to work efficiently and manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate with clarity and present complex information in a concise format that is audience appropriate. Also, be commercial and pragmatic in your approach.



Life at AIB


At AIB, we have a clear purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at



By when?  Closing date is Monday 4 December 2023



Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.

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