Current Opportunities

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

Our Dispute Resolution & Litigation 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 corporates 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 1 and 4 years post qualification experience in dispute resolution and litigation in a commercial firm.

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

  • An appropriate level of post qualification experience, ideally 2 - 4 years in a commercial law firm.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making.
  • Good commercial awareness.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with a team player attitude.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, with an ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis.
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge.

Education

The successful candidate will have

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

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 Sinead OSullivan on +353 1-511 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.

The market for legal services is changing rapidly and substantially, offering opportunities to those firms that take advantage of this new landscape.

Our Project Services team is a dedicated and specific resource which provides our clients with cost-effective and integrated solutions to manage large projects. Its tiered offering combines the skills of our project managers, technologists, senior associates, review analysts and case team to create and implement strategies for managing projects of this scale. 

There now exists an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified candidate to work as part of the Project Services Group  and to support the IT requirements around that team who are digitally dependent and driven.

This role will report to the Head of Project Services and will work closely with the existing ediscovery and legal technology team.

Key Responsibilities

Work in our growing Project Services team to support their use of legal technology including:

  • The use of the firm’s HighQ Collaborate platform, building and managing complex transactions in Virtual Data Rooms, utilising and developing legal project management tools and workflows
  • Designing and maintaining HighQ Collaborate iSheets with a broad range of complexity and project requirements
  • Supporting the team’s use of ediscovery and document review software
  • Liaising with legal technology service providers to raise user queries, request bespoke solutions etc
  • Providing training on the use of our legal technology applications to internal teams as well as to clients and other external users
  • Keeping abreast of emerging legal technologies and apply them into operations and activities as well as implementing new abilities in our existing technology without disrupting the provision of our services to our clients
  • Offer technical support to clients over the variety of services, systems and applications the Group offers over the course of the day as well as out of hours as needed
  • Create and maintain software documentation including training materials and capability overviews
  • Comfortable working autonomously but also capable of working within a strong team environment

Experience, Knowledge & Technical Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • An in-depth interest in best in class legal technology including VDR software, AI solutions, ediscovery software and legal project management tools and a willingness to be up-skilled in these technologies
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in MS office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) systems
  • A positive and pro-active attitude, an ability to take ownership and responsibility for the completion of tasks and the ability to take and demonstrate initiative
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Degree Level Qualification, 2:1 at a minimum

Applications:

Applications should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and emailed 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 Investment Management Group which sits as part of our pre-eminent Finance Group. The Group delivers integrated investment management expertise to a wide range of clients, including some of the largest investment managers in the domestic and international funds markets. With the intention of continuing to grow the Group’s client base we are seeking ambitious and high quality lawyers with technical expertise in Irish Fund establishment and a desire to engage in high level client activity and marketing initiatives.

This is an opportunity to grow your career in a firm with a culture of team work and mutual support and also work with a broad diversity of clients and products.  

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Establishment of all types of Irish fund structures across a broad range of investment strategies
  • Advising on private equity, credit funds and closed-ended funds
  • Advising on complex UCITS funds
  • Advising on Irish-domiciled ETFs
  • Advising on Alternative Investment Fund Manager and UCITS Management Company Authorisations
  • Advising on managed account platforms
  • Advising on re-domiciliation of international funds and fund mergers
  • Advising real property funds
  • Providing support to our clients on all regulatory requirements applicable to them
  • Advising on corporate governance and compliance issues

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • A minimum of 2+ years post qualification experience gained within Investment Funds
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A team player attitude

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor 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 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

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.

McCann FitzGerald’s Construction Group is one of the largest specialist practices in Ireland, encompassing both commercial and contentions expertise. We have advised leading public and private sector clients on a wide variety of projects ranging from construction schemes to highly technical engineering projects that often have a strong project finance element.

Recognised by clients and peers as a market leader, our team provides expert advice through every stage of the construction cycle from procurement strategy, contract structures and negotiation of construction contracts through to professional appointments, PFI/PPP project agreements and development/funding arrangements. In addition, we deliver proactive advice on risk management, problem solving and all forms of dispute resolution.

We are currently recruiting an Associate with 2-4 years PQE to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of a high performing team in one of the top Construction Groups in Ireland.

  • Advising clients on the full spectrum of construction activities from the initial drafting and negotiation of contracts, mid-stream construction advice through to final resolution of disputes post-construction
  • Procurement strategy including EU procurement issues
  • Contract structures and drafting
  • Drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, professional appointments, bonds, guarantees, collateral warranties and associated documentation
  • Contracting alternatives such as framework and partnering arrangements
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Bonds and securities
  • Project insurance
  • Project administration
  • Construction dispute management (including litigation, arbitration, conciliation, mediation and adjudication and other ADRs)

Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in a construction practice
  • A strong analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Ability to work in pressurised situations
  • Excellent 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 strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • 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 +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