Current Opportunities

We directly hire for all areas of the business. For further details, please contact our dedicated recruiter, Kate Honan on kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com.

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Accountant (Maternity Cover)

The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to assist the Director of Finance with financial related projects including analysis and reporting of financial data.  This role is to cover maternity leave for a period of approximately 10 months.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly management financial information
  • Analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Management of financial related projects
  • Produce Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Assist in the preparation of the Firms annual accounts
  • Preparation of company and pension scheme accounts
  • Completion of annual renewal for the firms pension, disability and life schemes
  • Expense analysis
  • Liaise with external auditors and advisors
  • To assist in the provision of ad hoc reports and presentations as required
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in professional services sector an advantage
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills Intermediate to Advanced Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Education

The successful candidate will be :

  • A qualified accountant

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Kate Honan on 01-611 9141 .

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Training, Development & HR Assistant

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises some 75 partners, 350 lawyers and professional staff.

We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients.  Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, educational and charitable institutions and trusts.

We currently seek to recruit a Training, Development & HR Assistant who will primarily support the Head of Legal Professional Training and the Learning and Development Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing executive and administrative support to the Training and Development function, whilst also supporting the greater HR team.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking responsibility for the administration associated with the firm’s CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Legal Training Programme for all lawyers and trainee lawyers and the Skills Development Programme for lawyers and support staff
  • Taking responsibility for all administrative and logistical arrangements for internal and external training events
  • Collation, finalisation and distribution of training materials, including preparation of PowerPoint presentations
  • On-going liaison with partners, solicitors and trainees who are presenting at training events and liaison with external providers of training
  • On-going data inputting into the Training database /generating training reports and conducting analyses and evaluations as required
  • On-going liaison with colleagues in relation to their attendance at training events and in relation to their CPD records; also liaison with The Law Society of Ireland in relation to annual CPD audits
  • Maintaining Training and Budgetary records and providing reports in relation to conference and course attendances, booking conferences and other related matters
  • Working as part of a busy HR & Training team, supporting other HR team members as necessary
  • Other executive and administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a training or similar role in a busy office environment
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in MS office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines on an on-going basis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels of the business
  • A high degree of discretion and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential data
  • A positive and pro-active attitude, a willingness and ability to take ownership and responsibility for the completion of tasks and the ability to take and demonstrate initiative

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Preferably an administration/training qualification to at least diploma level or equivalent proven experience in supporting a busy training team

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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Associate - Corporate

We are recruiting a solicitor to join our team of experts in the Corporate Group.  The Group has extensive experience in advising on corporate and commercial transactions, often with a cross border element.  The Group have also advised on many of the major corporate transactions in Ireland, including some of the most complex and innovative M&A transactions and equity offerings.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of a dynamic team which advises on the full range of corporate transactions and arrangements including:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate reorganisations
  • demergers and related issues
  • schemes of arrangement
  • capital reductions and share buy-backs
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • commercial contracts / arrangement ( including outsourcing)
  • corporate governance
  • restructurings

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Within the Group our lawyers bring specific experience from a wide range of industry sectors, including energy, telecommunications, technology, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and the public sector.

  • 2-4 years PQE
  • strong drafting skills
  • proficient research skills
  • a strong analytical ability
  • excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • ability to work in pressurised situations
  • strong organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • a keen interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge
  • a positive and team player attitude

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • have an excellent academic background
  • be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland or another common law jurisdiction

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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Chartered Tax Adviser Trainee

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises some 75 partners, 350 lawyers and professional staff.

We are currently seeking a Chartered Tax Adviser Trainee to join its Tax Group. This position involves working as part of a dedicated team of Tax specialists across a diverse range of clients.  You will start or continue training to become a Chartered Tax Adviser of the Irish Tax Institute. In addition to a competitive training package we offer further opportunities for career development. 

In a busy environment, the Tax Trainee will assist with the preparation of tax registrations, filings and returns across all tax heads and fulfil a junior role on transactions and advisory projects from time to time.  This will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and an ability to read and interpret legislation and practice notes.

As a Tax Trainee you will have a direct relationship with the Head of Tax Compliance Services and Tax Partners who will support you in your role.  In this established environment there will be excellent prospects for growth and career progression in a Tax Compliance or Tax Advisory role.



Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Preparation of tax registrations, filings, applications, notifications and returns in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Liaising with clients to ensure timely submission of tax returns and payment of taxes
  • Liaising with transaction teams to ensure timely submission of applications
  • Engaging with the Office of the Revenue Commissioners on behalf of clients
  • Researching and interpreting legislation and practice notes
  • Assisting in the preparation of tax briefings for clients and contacts
  • Assisting the teams within the Tax Group in the delivery of a wide range of tax services to a diverse portfolio of clients in high profile transactions and innovative advisory projects.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will be starting or continuing to study towards becoming a Chartered Tax Advisor and will have

  • Excellent organisational skills and prioritisation skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • The ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Good computing skills, including Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • A keen interest in Tax
  • A positive attitude and be a team player

Education

The successful candidate will::

  • Have achieved the minimum entry requirements for the Chartered Tax Adviser study programme

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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Experience, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • between 2 to 4 years of post-qualification employment law experience gained within the employment group of a top tier law firm in either Ireland or the UK, a specialist employment law practice or in-house employment law expertise
  • excellent research, technical and drafting skills
  • a strong analytical ability
  • excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • ability to work in pressurised situations
  • strong organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • a keen interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge
  • a positive and team player attitude

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • be qualified as a solicitor
  • have an excellent academic record

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with registrations, client and 3rd party correspondence
  • Managing straightforward sales transactions
  • Involvement in contract and documentation drafting, together with daily correspondence and reporting to client in respect of significant property development and building estate transactions
  • Registration of title following completion of a transaction by another fee-earner including all correspondence with land registry and registry of deeds, completion of all necessary forms and applications
  • Confirmation of registration completion to client and fee earner
  • Completion of all necessary billing and file closure documentation
  • Responsibility for file archiving and communication of same to fee earner
  • Responsibility for ad hoc transactional commercial property documentation
  • Preparation of documents and materials in connection with conveyancing including new houses and new apartment developments
  • Updating spreadsheets
  • Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have -

  • Legal executive experience; ideally with a leading law firm
  • A strong interest and ability in the area
  • The relevant candidate should require little supervision
  • Able to analyse and solve problems
  • Good organisational skills
  • Aptitude for working with computers and case management systems
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A positive attitude and be a team player

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • N/A

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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Key Responsibilities

You will be part of a team working on innovative deals at the leading edge of real estate practice. You will have an opportunity to work on the full range of practice areas, including:

  • Traditional work for institutional clients (Irish and international) such as purchase, sale and refinancing, letting, joint ventures, as well as gaining leading experience in landlord and tenant matters.
  • Mandates involving close collaboration with our market-leading construction practice, on substantial developments of offices, multi-use schemes and projects.
  • Working with our market-leading real estate finance team, acting for banks and non-bank lenders and borrowers on a range of transactions.
  • Advising on newer asset classes in new sectors, such as student accommodation, private rented sector (PRS) and health care.
  • Working as part of wider teams within the firm on significant projects in the green energy space.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A team player attitude.

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor (ideally 2-4 yrs PQE) in Ireland or England and Wales.
  • Have a strong academic record.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Liz Giltinane on +353 1 6071713.

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Legal Review Analyst

We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies.

The Data Investigation Group within McCann FitzGerald is a core team responsible for managing legal projects. These projects include e-discovery, due diligence, data access requests, verification, employment investigations and other work that involves volume data review and other work arising. The Group incorporates excellence in data review and analysis, with first class process efficiency and best in class technology.

The Data Investigation Group is seeking to hire full time, highly motivated solicitors who can work well as part of this core team or on their own, who will work under the supervision of the designated senior associate and/or the Director of Data Investigations. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative group which we expect to be regarded as a centre of excellence and a market leader in the Irish Market.

Responsibilities will include

  • Document review and analysis
  • Project support and preparation and execution of project plans, under supervision

Experience,Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Technical ability i.e. familiarity with document management software a plus
  • Excel proficiency
  • Strong organisational and coordination skills

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • A law degree
  • Be a qualified solicitor 1 year plus PQE

Applications

Applications should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and emailed to Kate Honan via the application link below:

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Key Responsibilities

  • Advising on EU and Irish merger control, as well as other regulatory approval processes, in M&A transactions across multiple sectors
  • Advising existing clients from across the public and private sectors on application of EU and Irish competition law to their businesses
  • Assisting clients in responding to regulatory/competition law inquiries including in response to enforcement action such as dawn raids and witness summonses
  • Advising businesses and senior executives on potential civil and criminal liability and prosecution risk for corporate crimes
  • Advising on EU State aid rules
  • Advising on Irish communications, broadcasting, and other sector specific regulatory regimes
  • Advising on EU law generally and international trade law

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • A minimum of 2+ years PQE with a particular focus on Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law
  • A strong technical and academic interest and ability in the area
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making with an ability to push through projects
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an excellent academic background
  • Hold at least a 2.1 honours degree in any discipline
  • Be qualified as a solicitor Ireland and / or England and Wales

Applications

Applications should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and emailed to Kate Honan via the application link below:

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Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will become part of a well-established team which engages in a variety of transactional and advisory work, including:

  • Advising in relation to construction and real estate finance with a particular emphasis on financing transactions involving qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAIFs)
  • Working closely with our Loan Portfolios Team in advising vendors and purchasers of loan portfolios together with the institutions financing those acquisitions and work, in conjunction with other members of our Insolvency and Restructuring Team
  • Acquisition financing
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Mezzanine financing

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2+ years PQE with a particular focus on Corporate Banking
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Proficient research skills
  • A strong analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis
  • A keen interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an excellent academic background
  • Hold at least a 2.1 honours degree in any related discipline
  • Be qualified as a solicitor Ireland and/or England and Wales

Applications

Applications should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and emailed to Kate Honan via the application link below:

Apply Now