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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 a Legal Executive to join a team in our Finance Department which handles a key client account for the firm. The client is a key player in the delivery of social housing and provides funding to the social housing sector. The successful candidate will join a busy, successful and tight-knit team and will have a high level of engagement with the client and its stakeholders.  

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • project management of transactions from initial instructions to completion with responsibility for ensuring the timely progression of transactions;
  • liaising with borrowers’ legal advisors in connection with the satisfaction of conditions precedent;
  • dealing with queries from borrowers’ legal advisors and seeking client instructions as required;
  • liaising internally with property and construction colleagues in relation to non-finance aspects of transactions;
  • tracking the status of transactions and regular reporting to senior legal executive/partner;
  • creating and editing security documents and issuing execution packs;
  • making security filings in the CRO; and
  • attending to post completion matters.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • ideally have experience as a Legal Executive in a corporate law firm;
  • excellent attention to detail, good time management skills, the ability to manage a busy workload and meet required deadlines;
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels of the business; and
  • a positive attitude, the 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 a law degree from a university in Ireland or the UK or qualification as a legal executive or equivalent relevant experience.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Lorraine Murphy on 01-607-1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 a Receptionist to join our reception team. This role will report to the Front of House Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering an exceptional client experience for visitors to the firm, affording visitors all necessary hospitality, whilst providing information, guidance and direction appropriately.
  • Responding to calls to the firm via the main firm switchboard in a timely and professional manner, and successfully handling calls to ensure that the caller speaks to the person requested in a timely manner.
  • Notifying appropriate individual(s) of visitor arrivals.
  • Liaising appropriately and positively with colleagues across the firm and communicating effectively in a professional manner with all levels within the business.
  • Maintaining/printing relevant lists for H&S, security and the firm’s telephone switch.
  • Maintaining security by following procedures on security gate, car park and key card access; monitoring visitor badge system and issuing/controlling visitor badges.
  • Maintaining telecommunication systems by following manufacturer’s instructions for in-house phone and console operation.
  • Maintaining continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and spotting opportunities to assist where appropriate.
  • Booking of meeting rooms, and assisting in ensuring the meeting rooms are serviced effectively and that requested set ups are properly prepared.
  • Liaising with taxi companies and ensuring that all services are in line with firm expectations.
  • Responding to ad hoc needs of clients including assisting with conference call set ups, photo copying and booking hotels/restaurants, as required.
  • Liaising effectively with the Catering Department to ensure that catering services to meeting rooms are booked, set up and executed as expected.
  • From time to time, in the absence of the Front of House Manager:
  • Ensure that any AV requirements and/or IT requirements for meetings are properly set up and tested in advance.
  • Manage the maintenance of all audio visual presentation equipment in Conference Rooms.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate should demonstrate:

  • Good telephone skills and manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels within the business.
  • An appetite to learn from colleagues, whilst identifying where change can be made to improve the service provided.
  • Strong verbal communication.
  • Previous working knowledge of room booking and telephony software, and Microsoft Office software.
  • An enthusiasm for helping others and working with others to ensure successful outcomes.
  • A conscientious approach to their work.
  • The ability to work well under pressure, and to tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience within a professional services firm or similar would be advantageous.

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Leaving Certificate.
  • Receptionist/Secretarial Course or similar.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Lorraine Murphy on 01-607-1215

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The Role

 

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 experienced Legal Secretary to join the Firm.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative assistance to multiple Partners and to assist them in providing a professional service to the client.

In addition, the Legal Secretary may be asked to cover for other secretaries in their teams/groups and to provide relief assistance to any department in the firm.

 

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include;

Drafting, amending, preparing correspondence and documentation to a high standard, in accordance with house style and to tight deadlines;

Dealing with client queries, ensuring they are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner;

Client invoicing – drafting narratives, preparing reports, and tailoring to client specification through e-billing;

Maintaining and archiving files – hard and soft copy;

Preparing pleadings and briefs and bibles for Court;

Scheduling documents;

Dictaphone and copy typing;

Organising travel arrangements;

Diary management; and

Other secretarial, administrative and ad hoc tasks and projects, as requested.

 

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

A minimum of 3 year’s relevant experience;

Strong MS Office skills;

80+ wpm typing speed;

Strong interpersonal and communications skills;

Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis;

A very high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

 

Education

The successful candidate will have:

Secretarial or Legal/Admin course qualification.

 

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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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 a mid-level to senior associate to join the Public Company and Equity Capital Markets team in our Corporate Group. The Team advises a significant number of listed Irish PLCs on an ongoing basis and is regularly involved on the most high profile corporate transactions in Ireland (including public company takeovers, IPOs, secondary capital raises and situations involving shareholder activists).

This is an opportunity to grow your career in a firm with a culture of team work and mutual support and also offers a clear path to further career progression.  

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of a high performing team which advises on the full range of corporate transactions and arrangements, but with a particular focus on the following:

  • Public M&A;
  • Equity capital markets;
  • Shareholder activism and disputes;
  • Corporate redomiciliations, reorganisations, schemes of arrangement and restructurings.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2+ years post qualification experience in corporate law, ideally with specific experience in equity capital markets and/or public company takeover 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.

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 lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We have offices in Dublin, London, New York and Brussels. 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.

Responsible business, including our approach to social impact, pro-bono, equality, diversity and inclusion and environment, play an increasingly important role in the firm’s strategy.  We recognize its importance to (i) our people (ii) how we engage with clients and (iii) how we make a positive difference to the communities in which we live and work.

With a strong record in each of the areas identified, the firm now wishes to appoint a Head of Responsible Business to work with our senior leadership team to develop and bring to life a next-generation responsible business strategy that is aligned with the firm’s vision and values.

This role would suit an experienced responsible business specialist who is comfortable with strategy development and passionate about creating and driving high impact programmes and partnerships,  as well as measuring and communicating about their meaning and success.  It will require a ‘hands-on’ approach to existing programmes whilst developing our strategy for the future.

The successful candidate will be able to engage confidently with our employees,  senior internal stakeholders, clients and peer and professional groups.  They will share our ambition to become best in class.

The role ultimately reports to our Managing Partner, while working directly with Partners and other members of the senior management team.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy Development: 

  • Work with our senior leadership team to develop and bring to life a next-generation responsible business strategy that is aligned with the firm’s vision and values.  This strategy will take a 3 – 5 year view and will consider our approach to social impact, pro-bono, equality, diversity and inclusion and environment. 
  • Ensure that the firm remains aware of developments in the area of responsible business (domestically and internationally) and use these insights to inform our strategy and support the firm’s operational performance.  Represent the firm at relevant fora required to deliver this.
  • Assist with agreeing targets/KPIs and putting in place strategies to achieve them, providing relevant management information to the firm's leadership.

Operational Delivery:

  • Responsible business programmes are partner-led.  Some programmes have established sub-committees to enable implementation whilst others have less formal mechanisms.  The successful candidate will work closely with the relevant partners and support areas to provide the leadership for each of the programmes and to manage their successful execution.  Where structures require strengthening the successful candidate will work with the relevant partners to build the case to bring forward to the firm’s leadership team for approval. 
  • Work with the relevant teams to showcase the firm’s programmes and their positive impacts to internal and external audiences so as to generate greater awareness and support for our work.
  • Manage data requirements for key programmes and work with business support areas to collate, manage and report on these.
  • Where relevant, manage the process of achieving relevant accreditations and external commitments.

Your knowledge, experience & skills:

  • A strategic thinker who understands the critical importance of responsible business in today’s professional services environment and has experience developing and implementing impact driven programmes in this area to a very high standard.
  • Has an ambitious and innovative approach to responsible business and social impact for professional services with the ability to bring together thought leadership and best practice.  Experience of a similar role with strong communications experience in legal, professional services or a B2B setting is preferable.
  • A skilled communicator with great people and interpersonal skills, strong emotional intelligence and strong relationship building and collaboration acumen.  This will include the ability to demonstrate credibility and confidence in interaction with senior leadership, and colleagues across the business and external stakeholders.
  • Has experience in dealing with a demanding workload and conflicting priorities.  Be able to multi-task and work to deadlines, be methodical and logical, as well as thrive in a robust and fast-paced environment.  Able to manage conflicting priorities and timescales

Education:             

  • Relevant technical and education qualifications, including a degree or advanced degree.

Our offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Hybrid / Flexible working options.
  • Pension Contribution.
  • Life Assurance and Income Protection Cover.
  • Relocation assistance for those joining from Overseas.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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Background

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 a Solicitor (Newly Qualified - 18 months PQE) to join the Aviation Finance team which sits as part of the wider Finance Group. The Aviation Finance Team, which is renowned nationally and internationally, advises across the complete spectrum of aviation financing matters. The team is particularly known for acting on the most significant, complex, high value international cross border deals and works collaboratively with specialists across the firm and international law firms to ensure all of our clients’ requirements are met to the highest of standards.

This is a very high performance culture with a broad diversity of high pressure work and demanding clients.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Solicitors are engaged in a wide variety of transactional work including:

· Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements for aircraft sale and purchase, leasing, and financing transactions.

· Assisting in the coordination of large, multi-jurisdictional transactions across international markets, particularly working with and managing local counsel, which frequently involves compressed timelines and long working hours, reflecting the international nature of the work.

· Helping to build relationships with clients (both on and off deal) and assisting with Business Development initiatives and client relationship management.

· Working with a client base comprising domestic and international clients, including top-tier lessors, airlines and financiers.

· Managing multiple priorities and ensure deadlines are consistently met.

 

Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

The successful candidate will have:

· 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.

 

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 lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 now have an opportunity for an Associate to join our Technology and Innovation Group. This group is led by partner Paul Lavery and is considered pre-eminent in the Irish market. The work of the Group includes advising clients on information technology contracts, outsourcing, data protection, freedom of information, general internet and e-commerce and emerging technology matters.

We can offer you a high performance culture of team work and mutual support, and a broad diversity of high quality work and clients. We offer a huge emphasis on professional development and training for all of our lawyers to ensure you have the best possible professional experience.

Key Responsibilities

As part of this team who work on innovative deals at the leading edge of corporate practice, you will have an opportunity to work on the full range of practice areas, including:

•     Drafting and negotiation of technology supply and implementation agreements, software development agreements, software licences, IT services agreements and software support agreements.

•     Outsourcing projects in both the public and private sectors.

•     Advising and assisting clients in dealing with all aspects of data protection law.

•     Freedom of information and access to information on the environment matters, including advising on requests and appeals.

•     E-commerce related matters including drafting on-line sale terms and conditions, user terms and conditions and website privacy statements.

•     Non-contentious intellectual property, including drafting and negotiating assignment, licensing, collaboration, technology transfer, franchising, distribution, agency, sponsorship and naming rights agreements.

•     Advising clients on navigating legal issues in connection with new and energing technology.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

•     Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

•     Have a team player attitude.

Education

The successful candidate will:

•     Be a qualified solicitor (ideally between 0 and 3yrs 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 and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We have offices in London, New York and Brussels. 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 Role

This is an opportunity to join the Corporate M&A team in McCann FitzGerald LLP led by partners David Lydon, Garreth O’Brien and Niall Best and senior associate Ciara O’Herlihy.

The work covers a mix of private equity, private company M&A, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and general corporate advisory work for longstanding clients of the firm including Pfizer, AerCap, Vodafone, SMBC Sherry FitzGerald, C&C Group and Sirius Aviation Capital. The work spans a broad range of industry sectors including aviation, technology and telecoms, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life sciences and renewable energy and offers associates an opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of practice areas.

Recent transaction highlights include advising:

AerCap, the world’s largest aircraft lessor, on its acquisition of GE Capital Aviation Services for over $30 billion (the largest M&A deal in Ireland in 2021);

Vodafone Ireland, on the spin-out of its Irish towers business into Vantage Towers in 2020;

IMMAC Group, a German based fund, on its acquisitions of the St Gabriel’s, Beechpark, and Woodlands nursing homes in addition to its original entry into the Irish nursing home market with the 2017 acquisition of the Beechfield Care Groupon its acquisition of Beechfield Care Group, incorporating three private nursing homes in Dublin;;

Luminate Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm focused on enterprise software, on its strategic investment in Cork-based, compliance SaaS solutions provider, Compliance and Risks Limited;

Apollo Global Management, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, on its sale of 37MW Tullahennel wind farm to Greencoat Renewables plc; and

Sherry FitzGerald Group on the sale of the remaining 80% stake in its commercial property arm to Cushman & Wakefield; and

EQT Infrastructure on the Irish aspects of its $2.5 billion acquisition of EdgeConneX, a global data centre provider serving the fast growing hyper-scale and edge ecosystems.

 

The team has a particular focus on transactions with a US element, with Niall Best and Ciara O’Herlihy having worked in the McCann FitzGerald New York office for a number of years before returning to Dublin in 2021. The team works closely with leading US law firms and there is an opportunity for associates to spend time working in the firm’s New York office, located on the 30th floor of the Rockefeller Plaza, New York in Manhattan.

 

Culturally, the team is committed to supporting associates and ensuring that each team member is given the training and hands-on experience they need to progress. Emphasis is placed on high quality work and delivering a top class product for clients, while also maintaining a work-life balance. The team is closely knit and the partners are accessible and approachable to all associates and committed to their development.

 

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of a high performing team which advises on the full range of private company Corporate M&A work including:

· Private equity

· Joint ventures

· Private company M&A

· Corporate reorganisations

· Capital reductions and share buy-backs

· Commercial contracts

· Corporate governance

 

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

· Have 2-4 years post qualification experience in corporate law, ideally with specific experience in private company M&A work;

· Have strong document drafting skills;

· Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a high degree of commercial awareness;

· Have strong organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload efficiently during working hours.

 

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 lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is looking for an EU Competition Lawyer to join its Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law team.

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We have offices in London, New York and Brussels. 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 Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law Group combines comprehensive experience and wide-ranging expertise in merger clearance, 'dominant firm' issues, cartel defence, State aid and sector regulation (e.g., telecoms, gas, media), as well as in other areas of EU law (including free movement and customs law). We can offer you a high performance culture of team work and mutual support, and a broad diversity of work and clients. McCann FitzGerald’s Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law Group are recommend Top Tier 1 Ranking in The Legal 500 Guide 2021.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate would be part of a team advising on:

  • 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

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years PQE with a particular focus on EU and National Competition Law. Experience of State aid law and sectoral regulation desirable but not required;
  • 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 record;
  • Be qualified as a solicitor Ireland and / or England and Wales.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 an Associate / 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 and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • A team player attitude;
  • Extensive experience in commercial real estate.

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor (2+ years PQE) in Ireland, or England and Wales and;
  • Have an excellent academic background.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Although our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors, we also advise government entities and state and statutory bodies.

McCann FitzGerald LLP has a best-in-class Tax Group with a specialist Financial Services Tax team who deal with the tax aspects of many of Ireland’s high-profile, cross-border and domestic transactions in the financial services, real estate and real estate finance sectors.

At McCann FitzGerald LLP we combine leading tax, legal and regulatory expertise with strategic and commercial insight to create innovative and integrated solutions for our clients.

We now seek to recruit additional Financial Services Tax team members who are interested in pursuing a busy and varied career specialising in Financial Services, Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Tax within a top tier law firm.

Key Responsibilties 

The successful candidate will be part of a team advising on all of the Irish tax aspects of:

  • large ticket lending transactions including real estate finance transactions
  • structured finance transactions and securitisations, including CLOs, CDOs, repacks, trade receivables finance, corporate bond issuances and derivatives transactions
  • Irish authorised funds (including IREFs) and transactions involving funds
  • Private equity investment in the financial or real estate sectors and structured investment transactions more generally
  • Corporate reorganisation, restructurings and inward investment into Ireland in the financial services, real estate and real estate finance sectors
  • Other domestic and international asset finance

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

  • be a qualified Solicitor, Chartered Accountant or Chartered Tax Adviser
  • have training or post-qualification experience in Financial Services, Real Estate or Real Estate Finance Tax
  • have proven analytical skills, a high degree of commercial awareness and the ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly and clearly
  • have excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines on an on-going basis
  • have a positive and pro-active attitude and take responsibility for completion of tasks
  • have the wisdom to demonstrate initiative and seek guidance in appropriate measure
  • be collaborative, enjoy working as part of a team and sharing a common goal.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

 

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is a premier corporate law firm, 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 for an Associate to join our Pensions and Incentives Group.

The Group is renowned for delivering exceptional legal advice to clients across a wide range of sectors.  This is a unique opportunity to join a collegiate team where you can expect to advise on a broad range of pension and incentive issues.

Candidates on a part-time basis will also be considered, depending on the level of post qualification experience.  

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • drafting and updating pension scheme documentation
  • drafting legal documents and negotiating on complex transactions with the chance of being involved in contentious work
  • providing legal advice in relation to pension schemes from day-to-day benefit queries and member complaints to large scale restructuring projects
  • advising on pension scheme mergers and reorganisations
  • dealing with the pensions aspects of corporate finance transactions
  • providing guidance to sponsoring employers, trustees and committees on compliance and interpretation of legislation and scheme rules
  • advising on the establishment and amendment of various types of employee incentive plans

Experience, Knowledge and Skill

The successful candidate will have:

  • trained and gained post qualification experience 2 years + at a firm well respected for work in the area of pensions
  • a strong analytical ability
  • excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • proven organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis
  • a very 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:

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

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae and sent to careers@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01 542 5200

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 Banking Group.  This group advises banks, borrowers and a number of alternative finance providers operating in the Irish market in relation to debt transactions. The group has a particular current specialisation in the area of real estate finance.

We can offer you a high performance culture of team work and mutual support, and a broad diversity of work and clients.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will form part of a well-established team which engages in a wide variety of transactional and advisory work, including advising in relation to:

  • Construction and real estate finance;
  • Acquisition financing;
  • Fund financing;
  • Restructuring and insolvency;
  • Mezzanine financing; and
  • Financing transactions involving qualifying investor alternative investment funds and limited partnership structures.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 - 4 years PQE with a particular focus on Corporate Banking;
  • Strong drafting skills;
  • Proficient research skills;
  • A strong analytical ability;
  • 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; and
  • A keen interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge.

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • have an excellent academic background; and
  • be qualified as a solicitor Ireland and / or England and Wales.

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to careers@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion and for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on +353-1-542 5200.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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.

To help us meet consistently high demand for our services, we currently seek to recruit an Associate or Senior Associate who will work in our Finance Group.  Our award-winning finance lawyers have worked on many of the most innovative financing structures and transactions in the Irish market over many years. We represent both the providers of finance and financial services solutions, as well as corporate borrowers and counterparties.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will become part of a high performing team which engages in a variety of transactional and advisory work within the financial markets, including:

  • Acquisition finance, real estate finance and other loan finance
  • Debt capital markets
  • Structured finance and securitisation
  • Corporate treasury

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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.

Education

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor or barrister 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 lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Although our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors, we also advise government entities and state and statutory bodies.

We have a highly experienced Corporate Tax Group working across all transaction types and sectors.

We combine leading tax law expertise with strategic and commercial insight to create innovative and integrated solutions.

The Corporate Tax team is seeking to recruit an additional team member for their corporate tax team who is interested in pursuing a busy and varied career in Tax. The work is technically challenging and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work on a wide variety of very interesting tax work.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be part of the corporate tax team advising on all the tax aspects of:

  • corporate reorganisation, restructurings and inward investment into Ireland
  • mergers, demergers, acquisitions, disposals, public offerings and corporate finance generally
  • private equity transactions from initial investment to exit
  • property transactions
  • share based remuneration schemes
  • employment taxation
  • VAT
  • stamp duty
  • tax disputes
  • betting and gaming taxation and regulation

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

  • be a tax qualified lawyer or accountant with 2-3 years post qualification
  • have proven communication and analytical skills with a high degree of commercial awareness
  • have excellent time management skills, the ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines on an on-going basis
  • have 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:

  • a tax qualification and
  • another suitable professional qualification

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to lorraine.murphy@mccannfitzgerald.com or for a confidential discussion on the role, please phone Lorraine Murphy on 01-607 1215.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 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 a Hospitality Assistant to join our Catering team. We are looking for someone with a passion for excellence, with previous food and beverage experience beneficial. You will be working as part of a team but you will at times be expected to work independently and under your own initiative.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

Meeting & Hospitality Floor:

Provide an exceptional catering service to pre – booked meeting rooms on the 6th floor.

Assist with and have input to the preparation of Tea/Coffee and Food setups.

Take ownership of Catering requests booked via the Meeting Room Booking System – to include the confirming of menus, meeting room catering requests and follow up on billing account numbers.

Anticipate and prepare for complex or challenging requests/meetings by planning ahead and being alert to business flows on the floor.

Ensure the meeting rooms are presented and maintained to the optimum standard.

Ensuring that any AV requirements and/or IT equipment is removed following meetings.

Keep all work areas neat and tidy, and adhere to food safety and HACCP procedures at all times.

Communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels of the business.

Possess and display a positive attitude, the ability to take ownership and responsibility for the completion of tasks and the ability to take and demonstrate initiative.

From time to time assist in the Ground Floor Cafeteria:

Assisting with the daily food preparation and cafeteria service.

Checking in and decanting of deliveries.

Setting up and cleaning down of Cafeteria tables for lunch service.

Cleaning of the tray racks and washing up of all lunch crockery and cutlery following service.

Deep cleaning of kitchen areas, and utensils as required.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate should demonstrate:

A knowledge of Food and Beverage service.

Previous experience within a hospitality environment or in food preparation and a good knowledge of HACCP and food safety.

An appetite to learn from colleagues.

Strong verbal communication in a professional manner.

A positive attitude and an enthusiasm for helping others and working with others to ensure successful outcomes.

A conscientious approach to their work.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to liz.giltinane@mccannfitzgerald.com Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Liz Giltinane on +353-1-511-1552.