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Associate - Construction

McCann FitzGerald’s Construction Group is one of the largest specialist practices in Ireland, encompassing both commercial and contentious 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 for an Associate to join our team.

 

Key Responsibilities

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, which include:

  • 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, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years pqe in a construction practice.
  • A strong analytical ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications 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.

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 or barrister in Ireland or England and Wales.

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 directly on +353 1 511 1552.

The Role


McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises 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.

We have a highly experienced 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 Tax team is seeking to recruit an additional team member 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 a 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
  • financing transactions including capital markets products and on the establishment in Ireland of investment funds and other tax-efficient investment products

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

  • be a tax qualified lawyer or accountant with 2-3 years post qualification specifically in the area of corporate tax
  • 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 Liz.Giltinane@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Liz Giltinane on 01-511 1552.

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The Role

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

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 has also advised on many of the major corporate transactions in Ireland, including some of the most complex and innovative public and private M&A transactions and equity offerings.

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 (public and private)
  • equity capital markets
  • 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 M&A (public and private) and/ or equity capital markets
  • 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 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 01-511 1552.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is a premier corporate law firm, employing over 600 people. We currently have a number of opportunities across the firm for Legal Secretaries. 

Responsibilities include:

  • secretarial support to fee-earners as required, ensuring that documentation and correspondence are produced to a high standard, in accordance with houses style and to tight deadlines
  • assisting with weekly time entry on Aderant Expert for Fee Earners
  • billing: drafting narratives from Work In Progress Reports [Aderant Expert] and computing figures. Follow-up with relevant Fee Earners to ensure all time is captured. Processing signed off bills with Accounts
  • preparation of Transaction bills to clients’ specifications
  • dealing with telephone queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner
  • organising travel arrangements
  • ensuring electronic and hard copy filing is up to date
  • suggesting improvements/amendments to systems and procedures
  • other secretarial and administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have

  • three years relevant experience ideally in a professional services environment
  • strong Microsoft Office skills
  • 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
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner with all levels of the business
  • a positive attitude, the ability to take ownership and responsibility for the completion of tasks and the ability to take and demonstrate initiative
  • minimum 65 wpm

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Leaving Certificate and preferably a Secretarial Course or Legal/Admin course (one year duration)

Applications

Please email a CV to ann.kehelly@McCannFitzGerald.com Alternatively for further information please call Ann Kehelly on 01-607 1393

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald 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 a Senior  Associate to join our Pensions and Incentives Group which sits as part of our Corporate 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.  

 

Responsibilities

  • 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 & Skills

  • Trained and gained post qualification experience 5 years + at a firm well respected for work in the area of pensions
  • A strong analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • 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
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Education

The successful candidate will:

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

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 01-511 1552.

Apply Now

The Role

McCann FitzGerald is a premier corporate law firm, employing over 600 people. We are based in Dublin (our principal office), 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.  

We are currently recruiting an Associate to join our Pensions and Incentives Group which sits as part of our Corporate 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.


Key Responsibilities

  • 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 & Skills

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
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • 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
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Education

The successful candidate will:

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

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by full curriculum vitae and sent to Liz.Giltinane@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Liz Giltinane on 01-511 1552. All enquiries are treated in the strictest of confidence.

Apply Now