Current Vacancies

At Tughans, we believe that our people make us who we are.  Their intelligence, creativity and endeavour are at the heart of our success.


As one of Northern Ireland’s leading law firms, we need agility and adaptability to meet challenges, seize opportunities and stay ahead.  We are a company with innovation at its heart, always forward-thinking, not settling for the status-quo or what is simply “good enough”.


We are looking for intelligent, open, bold and collaborative people who are not afraid to challenge and be challenged, and excel at what they do. If you believe you have the skills and attitude that will help us to maintain a positive momentum, then we would like to hear from you.


Our focus is on long term development, giving hands-on experience to the successful applicants on high profile transactions in Northern Ireland but benefitting from expert supervision.


We offer competitive salaries and an attractive bonus scheme for Fee Earners.  We also offer wider benefits including life assurance, a health cash plan and retail discounts.


Due to growth and expansion, we are looking for talented professionals to join departments across the firm including Construction, Employment, Contracts & Technology, and Corporate.



Construction 1 yr + PQE: We are looking for Solicitors with experience of working in non-contentious construction matters to build on this growing area of work.  The team offer specialist support to clients in the development of procurement strategies and in the management of construction risk and dispute avoidance.  There is also the opportunity to work across contentious construction matters with our dispute resolution team. Apply here



Employment  5yrs PQE :  E&W experience is desirable but not essential.  The successful candidate will represent employer clients before the Employment, Industrial & Fair Employment Tribunals and the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal.  This is an opportunity to work alongside our highly experienced employment partners and our corporate colleagues on a large number of the highest profile corporate transactions in Northern Ireland each year. Apply here


Contracts and Technology
Contracts and Technology 1 yr + PQE: This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding area of the business.  Our Contracts and Technology team advise on every aspect of structuring, planning, negotiation and implementation of commercial contracts. They also provide assistance and advice concerning the protection and exploitation of intellectual property.  We are looking for Solicitors with experience from a range of areas including energy, IP, data protection or general commercial contracts. Apply here


Corporate 2 yrs + PQE: Our award winning Corporate team are expanding.  This is a multi-disciplined team providing advice and experience to companies of every size at every stage in their development. Areas of expertise include mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, management buy-outs and corporate restructuring.  The successful candidate will be a high-achiever who can already clearly demonstrate the value they will add to our team. Apply here


Defence Insurance Litigation

Defence Insurance Litigation. C. 2 yrs PQE: We are looking for a solicitor to join our Insurance team. Our insurance team have the depth and expertise to help clients control and manage claims, including those of a multi-jurisdictional nature. Our clients represent the full spectrum of the sector including insurance companies, brokers, loss adjustors, self-insured organisations, corporates and public bodies. Your primary focus will be to defend claims and advise on policy cover on behalf of insurance companies and corporate clients. Apply here


Real Estate

Real Estate NQ: We are looking for a newly qualified solicitor to join our Real Estate team. This is a great opportunity to join the largest dedicated commercial real estate team in Northern Ireland and gain valuable experience working on all real estate areas and issues including investment, development, landlord and tenant, property management, planning, litigation, finance, construction, environmental and corporate. Our real estate team deal with significant projects, as well as the ongoing management of sizeable portfolios. We are looking for someone with experience in commercial property, preferably in a commercial firm. You should also have the desire to learn and take on new challenges as well as the ability to work as part of a wider team. Apply here


Our focus for our Solicitors is on long term development and giving hands-on experience to the successful applicants on high profile transactions in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and beyond.  They benefit from expert partner supervision with a rewarding and challenging workload.  Our business support teams play an integral role in the firm and also enjoy on-going opportunities for professional development.


Support Roles


Business Development and Marketing Manager

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join the firm as we transition into a new era in a state of the art office.   The successful candidate will have the gravitas to work with our Partners and leadership team to lead on the development of the firm’s Business Development initiatives.  With a seat at the table, you will be responsible for driving sector led campaigns and client development opportunities across the business with responsibility for our Marketing function and working alongside HR, Finance and Compliance. Apply here


Litigation Secretary

We are seeking a full time secretary with experience in defence litigation to join our specialised support hub.  The successful candidate will have strong IT skills including Excel and experience of a case management system.  In return we offer a competitive salary, private medical insurance, a day off for your birthday, volunteering and much more. Apply here


We offer competitive salaries and a market-leading bonus scheme.  Our wider benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection, a day off for your birthday and retail discounts. We offer flexibility and a hybrid way of working.  If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us directly on Tel: 028 9055 3300 or email: