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

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland's premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

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

This is a permanent full-time position.

This role may suit a recent library and information studies graduate.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Serials receipt and distribution
  • Maintenance of records on the firm’s library management system
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work
  • Looseleaf filing, photocopying and shelving
  • Administrative tasks
  • Other duties as required

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Skills and qualities required:

  • Keen interest in library/information work
  • Good IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience of working in a legal library desirable but not essential
  • Familiarity with legal or business information resources desirable but not essential

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have::

  • A strong primary degree
  • An accredited qualification in library and information studies is desirable, but not essential

Applications:

The closing date for receipt of applications is [Friday 19 July 2019]. To apply for this role, email your CV and a cover letter to: sinead.osullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

We currently seek to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. This is a permanent but part-time role (3 days per week).

The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy Litigation team and to assist them in providing a professional service to clients. 

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

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this Permanent Part-Time role include:

  • Creating, amending, preparing legal documents – Typing speed of approx 80 wpm
  • Billing: Drafting narratives from Work In Progress Reports (Aderant) and computing figures. Processing signed off bills with Accounts.
  • Preparing Transaction bills to clients’ specifications
  • Administrative support to fee-earners as required, ensuring that documentation and correspondence are produced to a high standard, in accordance with house style and to tight deadlines;
  • Dealing with telephone queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner
  • Ensuring electronic and hard copy filing is up to date
  • Other secretarial and administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 4 year’s relevant experience
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • 80 wpm typing speed
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • An 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 very high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • An efficiency working with Microsoft Excel

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have::

  • A Secretarial or Legal Administration course qualification

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

We 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

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will::

  • Be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland or another common law jurisdiction
  • 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

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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 experienced Graduate Recruiter to join our Professional Development, Training & Human Resources department.

The successful incumbent will ideally have previous Recruitment experience in the Legal sphere and will be responsible for effective and dynamic graduate recruitment, in particular the Internship Programme and Traineeship Programme.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the planning and delivery of all graduate recruitment activities;
  • Liaise with universities, careers offices and societies regarding engagement, sponsorship opportunities, careers fairs, presentations, internships and other activities with a view to supporting our recruitment initiatives and our on-campus presence;
  • Plan, run and review the graduate recruitment and selection processes with particular emphasis on the annual high-volume recruitment drives for Trainees and Summer Interns;
  • Attend and present (internally and externally) at graduate events, to ensure all practical arrangements are in place and liaise with Business Development regarding merchandise, slides, brochures, stands etc.;
  • Partner with HR and Business Development to continuously develop the Firm’s graduate brand to the external graduate and post graduate employment market;
  • Maintain the Firm’s graduate website pages and manage appropriate social networking platforms; Coordinate and run the Firm’s internship and Law First programmes;
  • Develop and plan campus activities, with an emphasis on new ideas, in particular an All-Ireland Law and Business competition;
  • Ensure that the work placement programmes are rolled out across targeted Universities; Continuously review all graduate recruitment programmes and make recommendations for improvements;
  • Assist with other recruitment and administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous University Graduate Recruitment experience, ideally within Law/ professional services;
  • A minimum of three year’s relevant experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and an ability to engage with people at all levels within the firm;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making;
  • Ability to work in pressurised situations;
  • Ability to work in a flexible and agile way;
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet deadlines on a consistent basis;
  • A very high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have::

  • A degree level qualification in a relevant discipline, ideally Law or HR;

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland's premier law firms, employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients.  Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

We currently seek to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join our Corporate Group. This is a permanent full time role.

The Role

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating, amending, preparing legal documents – Typing speed 65 wpm
  • 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.
  • Processing Fee Earner expenses
  • Diary and document management of Corporate Partner.
  • Administrative support to fee-earners as required, ensuring that documentation and correspondence are produced to a high standard, in accordance with house style and to tight deadlines;
  • Dealing with telephone queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner
  • Organising travel arrangements including event / conference attendance
  • Ensuring electronic and hard copy filing is up to date
  • Scanning documents to finalise post-closing process on projects
  • Drafting letters to clients for signing of documents
  • Other secretarial and administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The Successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 5 year’s relevant experience
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • 65+ wpm typing speed
  • 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 very high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong efficiency working with Microsoft Word / PowerPoint
  • Ability to work core office hours (9:15am - 5:30pm) Monday to Friday

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have::

  • Secretarial or Legal Administration course qualification

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com.

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.

The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to ensure the processing of financial transactions in an efficient and timely manner.  This role is to cover maternity leave for a period of at least 10 months.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of office receipts to the practice management system
  • Posting of bills issued to clients
  • Writing and posting of manual office cheques
  • Updating client and matter records in the practice management system
  • Adjusting and writing off time entries
  • Cover for other Accounts staff during holiday periods etc.
  • Such other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Ideally have 2+ years of experience in an accounts function in a professional services environment
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience with Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Good fluency in written and spoken English

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following::

  • Ideally a relevant Degree or IATI Qualified

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 O'Sullivan on +353 1 511 1552. Please note that you must have full working rights in Ireland for the duration of the contract to qualify for this role.

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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 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.

Apply Now

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

To apply for this role, please email your CV and cover letter to Liz.Giltinane@McCannFitzGerald.com

Apply Now