At Philip Lee we have personality, and we respect and value yours.
How can you tell law firms apart, or whether a law firm offers the kind of culture, development opportunities and environment that are right for you?
At Philip Lee we have personality, and we respect and value yours. Whether you are beginning or developing your career, the firm’s culture of curiosity creates a unique learning environment where talent and personality are encouraged to flourish. We actively welcome the continuous professional development of our employees, fully supported through our in-house training and knowledge management programme. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive environment in which all of our people feel valued and can enjoy doing what they love, working together to provide a first-class service to our clients.
Specific initiatives to support our employees include:
- Associate and partner development programmes
- Intern and trainee mentorship programme
- Return to work support programme for new parents
- Opportunity to join various firm committees, including our social, wellness, green, pro bono and diversity committees
- On-site gym
- Subsidised yoga and fitness classes
- Social events
- Mindfulness talks
- Philip Lee team sports including soccer and tag rugby
- We have even been known to offer unusual sports like fencing – a more old-fashioned method of dispute resolution!
Employee wellness has always been part of the firm’s ethos. We have a dedicated wellness committee who manage an internal programme designed to address a range of psychological and environmental factors that might affect employee health. Signing up to the Law Society’s Professional Wellbeing Charter reinforces the firm’s commitment to providing a positive workplace culture and relays to our employees that a healthy work/life balance is encouraged.
Sport also plays a significant role in our lives here at Philip Lee. Our sport group advise many public and private entities in the health and sport sectors. We are very conscious of the relationship between sport and better physical and mental health. Our people are avid sport supporters and the firm engages in many sporting activities.
We aim to utilise our capacity as lawyers to make a meaningful contribution to our society and communities by shaping the legislative landscape in Ireland, particularly in healthcare and environment, and by championing our commitments to corporate social responsibility. Read more here: CSR
News and insights
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