Researcher at Laurence Simons
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Kate McGovern's Overview
- Researcher at Laurence Simons
- Legal Researcher at Law Reform Commission
- Legal Research Assistant at Law Library
- Judicial Research Assistant at Courts Service
- Legal Executive at Partners at Law Solicitors
- The Honorable Society of King's Inns
- University of Edinburgh
- Trinity College, Dublin
Loreto College, Cavan
Kate McGovern's Summary
Founded in 1988, Laurence Simons is a specialist international legal and compliance recruitment agency. Our clearly stated vision is: 'To be the world's leading company in legal recruitment by quality of service, market reputation, calibre of employees and global coverage'.
Operating across 12 cities and 4 continents Laurence Simons truly is an international legal recruiter. Our network of offices is unique in the field of legal recruitment and we have been pioneering in serving new markets in particular across Europe and Latin America, the Middle East, Russia and most recently India. We have recruited effectively in over 65 countries as a result of our consultants working together as a matter of course – providing a seamless service across countries and continents.
We cover the whole spectrum of temporary and permanent legal jobs in both the Private Practice and In-house markets from Newly Qualified through to Partner and General Counsel level roles.
I am responsible for working on junior to senior level legal roles within both Industry and Commerce and Private Practice in the Irish market.
Kate McGovern's Experience
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry
June 2013 – Present (1 month) Dublin
Headhunting, market mapping and proactively searching for legal talent within Industry and Commerce as well as Private Practice organisations. I cover junior to senior level searches within Ireland.
Law Reform Commission
October 2011 – June 2013 (1 year 9 months) Dublin
I worked on a variety of projects, including the formulation of the Commission's Fourth Programme of Law Reform. I also worked on the Access to Legislation project and the Commission's Report on Sexual Offences and Capacity to Consent.
Legal Research Assistant
Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Law Practice industry
October 2009 – October 2010 (1 year 1 month) Dublin
Legal Research Assistant to a Senior Counsel specialising in employment law.
Judicial Research Assistant
Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry
September 2008 – September 2009 (1 year 1 month) Four Courts, Dublin
Conducted research for members of the judiciary from District Court to Supreme Court, proof-read judgments, compiled Bench Books, produced handbooks and reference guides.
Kate McGovern's Skills & Expertise
Kate McGovern's Education
The Honorable Society of King's Inns
2010 – 2011
Trained in advocacy, consultation, negotiation, legal opinion writing, legal research, legal drafting and civil and criminal procedure.
University of Edinburgh
LL.M, International Law
2005 – 2006
Trinity College, Dublin
2001 – 2005
Loreto College, Cavan
1996 – 2001
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