Current Opportunities

We directly hire for all areas of the business. For further details, please contact our dedicated recruiter, Kate Honan on kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com.

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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

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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 kate.honan@mccannfitzgerald.com Alternatively for further information please call Kate Honan on 01-6119141

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 full curriculum vitae and sent to Kate.Honan@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Kate Honan on 01-611 9141. All enquiries are treated in the strictest of confidence.

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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 Kate.Honan@McCannFitzGerald.com. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Kate Honan on 01-611 9141. All enquiries are treated in the strictest of confidence.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald is a premier corporate law firm, employing over 600 people.

The firm is recruiting for a legal executive to join its Residential Sales team in our Real Estate group. The role requires a self-motivated individual with meticulous attention to detail who possesses excellent organisational skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with registrations, client and 3rd party correspondence
  • Managing straightforward sales transactions
  • Involvement in contract and documentation drafting, together with daily correspondence and reporting to client in respect of significant property development and building estate transactions
  • Registration of title following completion of a transaction by another fee-earner including all correspondence with land registry and registry of deeds, completion of all necessary forms and applications
  • Confirmation of registration completion to client and fee earner
  • Completion of all necessary billing and file closure documentation
  • Responsibility for file archiving and communication of same to fee earner
  • Responsibility for ad hoc transactional commercial property documentation
  • Preparation of documents and materials in connection with conveyancing including new houses and new apartment developments
  • Updating spreadsheets
  • Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have -

  • 2-3 legal executive property experience; ideally with a leading law firm
  • A strong interest and ability in the area
  • An ability 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

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Kate Honan on +353 1-611 9141.

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