Current Opportunities

We directly hire for all areas of the business. For further details, please contact our HR & Recruitment Executive, Danielle Fulham on Danielle.Fulham@mccannfitzgerald.com.

Filter options

All Categories

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 wish to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and adaptable person to join the Firm’s HR & People Development team in a senior capacity. The function of this role is to design, manage and deliver development programmes, enabling internal talent to achieve their full potential. The role requires experience in management training delivery and supporting performance management.

Based in our Dublin office, the successful candidate will report to the Head of Learning & Development and work closely with the wider HR and People Development team.

Applications for appointment on a full-time basis or part-time basis (no fewer than four days a week) will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Create and deliver business skills training and management development programmes.
  • Consult on individual and team development matters, working with Partners & the Head of L&D to create development plans.
  • Complete the learning needs assessment for staff development to enhance the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the goals and objectives of the firm.
  • Analyse individual personal development plans, focusing on the provision of meaningful solutions, including the design, delivery and evaluation of all training provided.
  • Manage and deliver established training programmes, including the Senior Associate Development Programme
  • Create and develop further programmes for junior associates.
  • Evaluate current training methods and make appropriate recommendations that would include looking at 'Best Practice' approaches to learning, blended learning and on-line skills based training.
  • Supplier management (sourcing, selecting, reviewing and negotiating costs).
  • Ensure that cost effective training is planned and delivered making the best use of internal/external resources available.
  • Provide support and feedback to employees as they engage in career planning and development work.
  • Support the annual graduate recruitment and trainee programmes.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • The ideal candidate will have in the region of 5-7 years' experience in a Learning & Development role
  • Experience working with senior management teams and building strong credible relationships
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with and effectively communicate to all levels within an organisation and to deliver on learning targets in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Previous experience within a professional services firm or similar would be advantageous
  • Experience in design and delivery of workshops
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders to scope, design and implement group learning events
  • Experience of exploring and assessing development needs with individuals
  • Experience of carrying out observation and giving feedback
  • Qualified to use psychometric tools would be advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation and coaching skills are essential
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
  • A high degree of discretion
  • A positive attitude and a collaborative approach to working
  • Good IT skills: accomplished in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • A third level qualification – HR/ Training / Business/ Psychology or similar
  • A qualification in business/professional services/career coaching - highly advantageous

Applications

Applications should please be made by email, attaching full curriculum vitae, and should be sent to Danielle.Fulham@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information about this role, please contact Danielle on 01 5425200.

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 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 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 2 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 and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally 2-4 years post qualification experience in Litigation, within a commercial law firm.
  • Experience of commercial regulatory disputes, administrative law and working with clients in regulated sectors will be an advantage but not essential.
  • 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.

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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 Danielle.Fulham@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01-542 5200

Apply Now

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 are recruiting for an 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 (ideally 3-4 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 Danielle.Fulham@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion and for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on +353-1-542 5200.

Apply Now

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 are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the firm’s Knowledge Team as a Legal Executive.

Based in our Dublin office, the successful candidate will report to the Head of the Firm’s Knowledge Team and will join a team of solicitors, barristers, legal executives and information professionals in delivering a first-class legal and regulatory current awareness service and practice support to practitioners in the Firm and to our clients.

The person appointed to this role will work with some or all of the Firm’s practice groups, as the demands of the Firm’s practice may require and as allocated by the Head of the Knowledge Team from time to time.  It is expected that the person will work especially in the areas of corporate and commercial law, data protection and competition law.

Applications for appointment on a full-time basis or part-time basis (no fewer than four days a week) will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • assisting colleagues in the Knowledge Team and other practitioners in the Firm in researching legal and regulatory queries that arise,
  • monitoring developments in legislation, regulation and case law (Irish and EU) relevant to the Firm’s practice areas and assisting in populating the Firm’s Knowledge Hub (the Firm’s online legal and regulatory current awareness service for the Firm and for clients), in respect of these developments,
  • assisting in preparing client briefings and other business development materials,
  • delivering, and assisting other members of the Knowledge Team in delivering, training to practitioners within the Firm on legal developments relevant to the Firm’s practice,
  • gathering and/or submitting to the Firm’s knowledge database abstracts of research carried out, whether by the legal executive or others, and advice provided,
  • assisting in maintaining, reviewing and updating the Firm’s collection of precedent and template documentation
  • working, as required, on specific projects related to legal resources, legal research, knowhow, legal education and the Firm’s Library and Legal Information Centre,
  • undertaking research for, and providing other legal services directly to, clients of the Firm,
  • assisting in the organisation and running of training events and departmental information events, including in the preparation and delivery of induction programmes and other training for trainees and interns; and
  • assisting in the administration of the Firm’s Knowledge Team.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

Desirable skills and qualities:

  • excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • strong IT skills across a variety of systems and software, with an ability to adapt to new IT systems and software as required,
  • a strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal and regulatory knowledge,
  • strong legal research, drafting and presentation skills,
  • strong interpersonal and communications skills,
  • excellent organisational and prioritisation skills and the ability to work with many colleagues, and on many projects, simultaneously,
  • the ability to manage a busy workload and meet the knowledge-related requirements of practitioners within the Firm on a consistent and timely basis, and
  • the ability to work on the person’s own initiative and as part of a team as the need arises.

Education

The successful candidate may (but need not) be qualified as a solicitor or barrister in Ireland and/or another common law jurisdiction, and must have either:

  • a degree in law, or in law with another discipline, from a recognised university; or
  • a degree in any discipline together with extensive experience in a relevant legal services environment or a regulatory environment.

Applications

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

Apply Now

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.

We also provide listing services through a wholly-owned subsidiary of the firm, McCann FitzGerald Listing Services Limited (MFLS), which is an approved listing agent and listing sponsor at Euronext Dublin for listing debt and derivative securities and investment funds and is an approved prospectus adviser with the Central Bank of Ireland. In addition, MFLS has acted as listing agent on a variety of transactions that have listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange and is registered as a listing agent with the Singapore Stock Exchange.

We are currently recruiting for a listing executive to join our well-established listing team.  The team is part of the firm’s Investment Management Group in our Dublin office and the successful candidate will work on listing debt securities (primarily asset-backed debt securities and corporate bonds) and arranging for ongoing notices by listed debt issuers to be posted on Euronext Dublin’s website.  The candidate will also gain exposure to listing investment funds on Euronext Dublin. 

This is a permanent full-time position.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • preparing applications for listing to ensure their compliance with the disclosure requirements set out in the Prospectus Regulation or the debt securities listing rules of Euronext Dublin, as applicable, or the investment fund listing rules, in the case of investment funds;
  • submitting completed applications to the Central Bank of Ireland and/or Euronext Dublin, as applicable;
  • arranging for notices to be posted on the Euronext Dublin website;
  • dealing with clients on all matters relating to the listing of debt securities and investment funds and the requirements of Euronext Dublin; and
  • liaising directly with the Central Bank of Ireland and Euronext Dublin on behalf of clients.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • strong analytical ability;
  • excellent interpersonal and communications skills;
  • the ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making;
  • the 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;
  • a positive, team player attitude.

Education

The successful candidate will have a business-related degree and will either have a minimum of:

  • 6 months’ experience of listing debt securities or
  • 1-2 years’ professional experience of working in the financial services industry.

Applications

Applications should be made by email to Danielle.Fulham@mccannfitzgerald.com and should include a cover letter and a full curriculum vitae. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on +353-1-5425200.

Apply Now

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 wish to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and adaptable person to join the Project Services Group as a Legal Review Analyst.

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 (commercial disputes medical/ pharmaceutical litigation/insolvency matters) 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.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Reading in and gaining a good understanding of complex cases and transactions under strict time constraints in order to provide project support,
  • Document review and analysis,
  • Drafting reports, preparing briefs and creating document schedules as required,
  • Liaising with Project Services Group associates, technical support team and various internal departments to report project progress,
  • Attending frequent review meetings and documenting key project information and actions,
  • Updating and maintaining trackers on McCann FitzGerald’s bespoke online collaboration platform.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A background in Real Estate or alternatively in areas such as Litigation, Commercial, Banking, Finance, Financial Regulation 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 and work well under tight timelines with a project focused outlook.

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have third level qualification or higher in a relevant area,
  • Be a Qualified Solicitor.

Applications

Applications should please be made by email, attaching full curriculum vitae, and should be sent to Danielle.Fulham@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information about this role, please contact Danielle on 01 5425200.

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 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 Danielle.Fulham@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01 542 5200

Apply Now

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 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 Danielle.Fulham@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion and for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on +353-1-542 5200.

Apply Now