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We directly hire for all areas of the business. For further details, please contact our dedicated recruiter, Sinead O'Sullivan on Sinead.OSullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We are currently recruiting an experienced Company Secretary (ICSA) to join the Company Secretarial & Compliance Group in our Dublin office. The Group offers a full suite of company secretarial and compliance services.  The successful incumbent will work in conjunction with experienced members as well as trainees of the company secretarial team to provide annual compliance services to a large portfolio of Irish registered companies and to provide technical support and practical insight into company law issues to lawyers across the firm.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, maintaining and updating the Firm’s template documents and precedents (especially those for lending and other financing transactions)
  • Preparing and filing statutory returns
  • Facilitating and attending board and shareholder meetings and the preparation of minutes of those meetings
  • Documenting changes to company particulars and making the appropriate filings with the Companies Registration Office
  • Interpreting and amending company constitutions
  • Maintaining of statutory books and records; completion of due diligence on company records; and inputting and updating company information onto electronic databases
  • Formation of new companies
  • Liaising with and advising clients and colleagues in matters of company law and provision of support to the members the company secretarial department to complete their daily workflow
  • Participation and attendance at workshops and lectures and generally promoting the company secretarial & compliance group, as required from time to time by the head of the company secretarial & compliance group
  • Dealing with client's queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner
  • Suggesting improvements/amendments to systems and procedures
  • Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2+ years of Company Secretarial experience, ICSA traineeship completed / nearing completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills which are essential in order to provide support, assistance and guidance to companies and their officers on meeting their statutory compliance obligations, ensuring good corporate governance practices are implemented
  • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail
  • A high degree of discretion and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential data
  • Good time management skills, the ability to manage a busy workload and meet required deadlines
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • A positive attitude, the ability to take ownership and responsibility for the completion of tasks and the ability to take and demonstrate initiative

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • ICSA qualification or ICSA part-qualified nearing completion
  • Have an excellent academic background

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.osullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We are currently recruiting Trainees to join the Company Secretarial & Compliance team in our Dublin office. The successful candidate will work with our Company Secretarial and Compliance Group to provide support, assistance and guidance to companies and their officers on meeting their statutory compliance obligations, thus helping to ensure good corporate governance practices are implemented and maintained.

This is a full-time Traineeship position with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a varied portfolio of clients in company secretarial and corporate governance matters
  • Providing advice on company law and monitoring clients’ statutory obligations
  • Attending board and shareholder meetings and preparing minutes
  • Preparing and filing client’s annual reports
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work
  • Administrative tasks
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Be ICSA Qualified or ICSA Part Qualified
  • Have a 2:1 honours degree

Applications:

To apply for this role, email your CV and a cover letter to sinead.osullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We currently seek to recruit an associate to join our team of experts in the Dispute resolution & Litigation Group. The Group acts for a broad spectrum of clients, particularly those in the corporate and financial sectors.  We are often the first port of call for major corporate businesses who find themselves in a dispute or who want advice on a matter that might become contentious.  Understanding legal, commercial and reputational risk we devise optimum strategies that focus on the commercial objectives of clients. With significant large-scale legal and technological resources, McCann FitzGerald is a leader in enabling the fast-tracking of complex commercial disputes through Ireland’s Commercial Court, the dominant force in Irish business litigation.

The successful candidate will become part of a group with a high performance culture of team work and mutual support which maintains a balanced mix of public and private sector clients, giving rise to a diverse range of contentious work.

We currently seek to hire an Associate and would welcome applications from those who have between 2 and 4 years post qualification experience in dispute resolution and litigation in a commercial firm. Experience with Administrative Law in Ireland is a distinct advantage.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on all aspects of contentious commercial matters in a variety of sectors, both advisory and in a range of forums such as civil proceedings, inquiries and investigations and other ADR processes.
  • Advising public and private sector clients in contentious regulatory matters.
  • Developing and advising on strategies to achieve client objectives and manage risk.
  • Using analytical and research skills to formulate legal arguments and identify evidence in support clients’ positions.
  • Negotiating to achieve client objectives.
  • Advising on and coordinating large scale discovery and other document review exercises.
  • Participating in the business development and knowledge management activities of the group.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally 2-4 years post qualification experience in Litigation, within a commercial law firm
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Proven communication and analytical skills with a high degree of commercial awareness
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and client needs on a consistent basis
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland and/or England and Wales
  • Have an excellent academic background

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on 01-511 1552.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We are currently recruiting an Assistant Librarian to join our library service in our Dublin office. The successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Library Assistant to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.

This is a permanent full-time position.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of book and serial acquisitions
  • Delivering effective training in the use of the firm’s information resources, to enable fee-earners and trainees to develop their legal research and information literacy skills
  • Cataloguing of hard copy and digital resources
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work
  • Administrative tasks
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time

Experience, Knowledge & Technical Skills

  • The successful candidate will be a Qualified Librarian with at least 2 years’ experience. This is essential.
  • Good IT skills with a demonstrable interest in emerging technologies and developments
  • Experience in designing and delivering end user training
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Previous experience of working in a legal information service is desirable, but not essential

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • A post-graduate Qualification in Library and Information Studies
  • A strong primary degree

Applications:

To apply for this role, email your CV and a cover letter to sinead.osullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises of more than 600 people with over 400 lawyers and other 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.

The Project Services Group is seeking to hire full time, highly motivated Solicitors who can work well as part of this core team, or on their own, to deliver a high quality service to our clients.  

This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in a rapidly growing area within a top tier Irish law firm. You will be working on a wide range of projects from Litigation (defamation, medical/ pharmaceutical litigation/ commercial disputes) to Corporate Transactions and Commercial Real Estate (IPO’s, loan sales, due diligence for commercial transactions etc.) where you will be trained in the use of the most advanced data analytics and data management software.  We are, in particular interested, in hiring lawyers to work on Commercial Real Estate projects so candidates with a back ground in this area are highly preferable.  This is a 6 month contract with possible extensions.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Reading in, researching and gaining a good understanding of complex cases under strict time constraints.
  • Project support and preparation and execution of project plans, under supervision.
  • Drafting reports and preparing briefs as required.
  • Liaising with Project Services associate, technical support team and various internal departments to report project progress and issues.
  • Attending frequent review meetings, taking and drafting minutes for same.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A background in areas such as Litigation, Commerce, Banking, Finance, Financial Regulation, Real Estate or dealing with commercial contracts
  • Strong organisational and coordination skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • IT savvy with a passion for organisation/ detail
  • Technical ability i.e. familiarity with document management software a plus
  • Candidates should be proactive, have the ability to take ownership and responsibility, have a “can do” approach, be able to react quickly and with a sense of urgency to requests. To work well under tight timelines with a project focused management outloo

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Newly Qualified Solicitor
  • Third level qualification or higher in a relevant area

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on 01-6071262.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We are recruiting for a Senior Associate to join our pre-eminent Real Estate Group. The Group, which is renowned nationally and internationally, advises across the complete spectrum of property-related matters. We are particularly known for acting on the most significant, complex, high value deals and work collaboratively with specialists across the firm to ensure all of our clients’ requirements are met to the highest of standards. We can offer you a high performance culture of team work and mutual support, and a broad diversity of work and clients.  We boast one of the largest real estate teams in the state, with a dedicated senior professional support lawyer, resources at legal executive level and a huge emphasis on professional development and training for all of our lawyers to ensure you have the best possible professional experience.

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.
  • Mentoring Trainees and Associates

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A team player attitude
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge
  • A strong analytical ability
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor (ideally 5+ years PQE) in Ireland, or England and Wales.
  • Have a strong academic record

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae to sinead.osullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on +353 1 511 1552.

Apply Now

The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. 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, and educational institutions.

We currently seek to recruit an associate 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.

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.

This is an opportunity to grow your career in a firm with a culture of team work and mutual support and also work on the most complex and significant transactions both domestic and international.

Key Responsibilities

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

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance and shareholder disputes
  • Corporate reorganisations and restructuring

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2-4 years post qualification experience in corporate law, ideally with specific experience in mergers and acquisitions work
  • Strong document drafting skills
  • Proven communication and analytical skills with a high degree of commercial awareness
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and client needs on a consistent basis

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland or England and Wales
  • Have an excellent academic background

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on 01-511 1552.

Apply Now