New law firms are also creating new law jobs, as Axiom, the tech-savvy legal services group announce it will create nearly 100 new jobs in Belfast wi a £9 million investment in the city.
Axiom is already a major legal employer with around 1200 lawyers, as well as engineers and others who service major corporates and others with 13 offices.
“With Invest Northern Ireland support, Axiom is investing in a major expansion creating 97 new jobs, which will bring valuable skills to the important legal services sector here,” Northern Ireland enterprise minister Arlene Foster said when she announced the deal.
“With roles available across a variety of functions, this investment will provide a wide range of opportunities for people at various stages of their career, from graduates to legal and other professionals.
“These are high quality positions with salaries well above the Northern Ireland private sector median, contributing an additional £3.9m every year to the local economy.”
The jobs will be created over the next four years, offering an average salary of £40,000.
The new jobs will include a mix of lawyers, negotiators and project managers as well as some additional roles in operations and legal technology.
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