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Property Law Solicitor x2

Vacancy Number:  19081
Job Type:  Full-time

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.  Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

With almost 8,000 employees we invested €1bn in infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies we operate in and distributed over €2m across a range of community initiatives. This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.

Property Law Solicitor x2


Vacancy Number: 19081

Category: Legal 

Job Type: Permanent and Temporary positions available


The Role 

Enterprise Services Legal is looking to recruit a permanent and temporary Property Law Solicitor with responsibility for commercial conveyancing work. The Solicitor will, as a member of the Enterprise Services Legal Property team, be responsible for a caseload of files dealing with all aspects of commercial conveyancing transactions for ESB.  

This role will report to a Solicitor within Enterprise Services Legal Property team. 



ESB is committed to offering flexibility in ways of working and we call that Smart Working – combining digital tools with a culture of trust and empowerment to enable flexible and remote ways of working.  

The successful candidate may combine remote / smart working within the jurisdiction, with attendance at base for in-person collaboration, the frequency of which is agreed with the manager and subject to ongoing review.  


ESB is one of the founding members of The Remote Alliance – a new initiative established by the social enterprise Grow Remote. Working with other like-minded members, we’ve committed to developing solutions that will ensure remote and hybrid working can become a sustainable part of our business.  


The Remote Alliance - Grow Remote 




Key Responsibilities  

  • The completion of commercial conveyancing transactions, in particular the acquisition of MV substation sites and the granting of easements, from initial instruction to completion and registration 

  • General commercial conveyancing work looking after the ESBN technical property infrastructure including regularisation of title 

  • Managing a large caseload working closely with line manager 

  • Working with/supporting other members of the team 

  • Meeting with and advising ESB business clients ESBN Engineering Officers 

  • General property law research and advisory work 

  • Advising on and ensuring adherence with ESB’s Corporate Governance frameworks 


Essential Experience and Qualifications  

  • Be admitted and enrolled as a solicitor in the state 

  • Minimum of 2 years of conveyancing experience in a legal practice 

  • Ability to work on commercial conveyancing files including drafting of contracts for sale, requisitions on title and deeds 



  • Ability to plan, organise and manage large caseload 

  • Can work effectively with others through teamwork and collaboration 

  • Can communicate effectively with others and carry out negotiations with third party solicitors 

  • Sound commercial judgment and “can-do” attitude 

  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Office 365 package 



€43,000- €51,000 per annum. 


Closing Date 

3rd of October 2022.  



Note: Please advise if you require any assistance or accommodations should you be called to attend an interview. 


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Your application will be held in reserve for 6 months should you be suitable for the role.