Current Opportunities

We directly hire for all areas of the business. For further details, please contact our dedicated recruiter, Sinead O'Sullivan on Sinead.OSullivan@mccannfitzgerald.com.

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The Role

Our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Group acts for a broad spectrum of clients, particularly those in the corporate and financial sectors.  We are often the first port of call for major corporates who find themselves in a dispute or who want advice on a matter that might become contentious.  Understanding legal, commercial and reputational risk we devise optimum strategies that focus on the commercial objectives of clients.  With significant large-scale legal and technological resources, McCann FitzGerald is a leader in enabling the fast-tracking of complex commercial disputes through Ireland’s Commercial Court, the dominant force in Irish business litigation.

The successful candidate will become part of a group with a high performance culture of team work and mutual support which maintains a balanced mix of public and private sector clients, giving rise to a diverse range of contentious work.

We currently seek to hire an Associate and would welcome applications from those who have between 1 and 4 years post qualification experience in dispute resolution and litigation in a commercial firm.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on all aspects of contentious commercial matters in a variety of sectors, both advisory and in a range of forums such as civil proceedings, inquiries and investigations and other ADR processes.
  • Advising public and private sector clients in contentious regulatory matters.
  • Developing and advising on strategies to achieve client objectives and manage risk.
  • Using analytical and research skills to formulate legal arguments and identify evidence in support clients’ positions.
  • Negotiating to achieve client objectives.
  • Advising on and coordinating large scale discovery and other document review exercises.
  • Participating in the business development and knowledge management activities of the group.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

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

Education

The successful candidate will have

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

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead OSullivan on +353 1-511 1552.

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 Real Estate Administrator to join our New House Sales Team, in the Real Estate department.

The successful incumbent will ideally have a minimum of 1-2 years previous Administrative experience in the Real Estate sphere and will be responsible for effective and dynamic administrative support, in particular around New House Sales.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Administrative Support for the Residential Sales Team
  • Conveyancing support
  • Monitoring documents being sent to clients, and documenting their return
  • Using basic formulae in Excel
  • Compiling Reports
  • Compiling sales folders

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent Administrative skills
  • Previous work experience in a Conveyancing support environment
  • High attention to detail for monitoring documents to and from clients
  • Basic Formulae in Excel
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Excellent typing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Diploma in Administration or similar
  • Leaving Certificate

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

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

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

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

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

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

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland or England and Wales
  • Have a strong academic record

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on 01-511 1552.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms, with over 600 staff including some 76 partners.

We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. While our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors, we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, educational and charitable institutions and trusts.

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

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

We are currently recruiting for an Associate to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

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

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1 year PQE in a construction practice
  • A strong analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Ability to work in pressurised situations
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • A strong interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

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

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on +353 1 511 1552.

Apply Now

The Role

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

We are seeking to recruit a legal executive to join our busy residential sales unit within our Real Estate Group. The Group, which is renowned nationally and internationally, advises across the complete spectrum of property-related matters.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing individual sales transactions from issue of contracts to completion
  • Involvement in preparation of contract and scheme documentation
  • Managing the issue and return of contracts, third party and closing documents
  • Daily correspondence and interaction with purchaser’s solicitors, agents and clients
  • Replying to pre-contract enquiries and Requisitions on Title
  • Reporting to client in respect of transactions
  • Working closely with existing team and regular reporting to Head of team
  • Preparation of closing documents for each transaction
  • Liaising with third parties such as architects, funders, agents in respect of queries and closing documentation
  • Attending at closings and completing transactions
  • Assisting with registrations, client and 3rd party correspondence
  • Updating sales spread sheets
  • Completion of all necessary post-closing matters including stamping, registrations, billing and file closure documentation
  • Assisting in preparation of documentation for ad hoc commercial property transactions
  • Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Some Legal Executive conveyancing experience; ideally with a leading law firm;
  • A strong interest and ability in the area;
  • The relevant candidate should require little supervision;
  • Able to analyse and solve problems;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Aptitude for working with computers and case management systems;
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making;
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • A positive attitude and be a team player.

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Preferably a Legal Executive qualification or equivalent proven experience in a busy Real Estate team

Applications:

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on +353 1 511 1552.

Apply Now

The Role

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

We currently seek to recruit an associate to join our team of experts in the 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, significant 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.

You will be part of a team working on innovative deals at the leading edge of real estate practice.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Mandates involving close collaboration with our market-leading construction practice, on substantial developments of offices, multi-use schemes and projects.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • 1+ years PQE in Real Estate
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A team player attitude

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Be qualified as a solicitor (ideally 1-4 yrs 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 Sinead.OSullivan@McCannFitzGerald.com . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on 01-511 1552.

Apply Now

The Role

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

We 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:

  • 1-4 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 and comprises of 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.

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. You will work on document review and analysis under the supervision of the designated Senior Associate and/or Head of Project Services.

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 (defamation, medical/ pharmaceutical litigation/ commercial disputes) 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:

  • Document review and analysis
  • Project support and preparation and execution of project plans, under supervision
  • Drafting reports and preparing briefs as required
  • Liaising with Project Services associate, technical support team and various internal departments to report project progress and issues
  • Attending frequent review meetings, taking and drafting minutes for same
  • Reading in, researching and gaining a good understanding of complex cases under strict time constraints

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A background in areas such as Litigation, Commerce, Banking, Finance, Financial Regulation, Real Estate or dealing with commercial contracts a bonus
  • 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.
  • the ability to react quickly and with a sense of urgency to requests and work well under tight timelines with a project focused management outlook

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Third level qualification or higher in a relevant area
  • Newly Qualified Solicitor

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied with a full curriculum vitae and sent to kate.honan@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on 01-6071262.

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