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.

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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 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 success 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

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

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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 currently recruiting an Assistant Librarian to join our library and legal information service in our Dublin office.  As part of the firm’s wider Knowledge Team, the successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Library Assistant to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm and its clients.

This is a permanent full-time position.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of book and serial acquisitions;
  • Delivering effective training in the use of the firm’s information resources, to enable fee-earners and trainees to develop their legal research and information literacy skills;
  • Cataloguing of hard-copy and digital resources;
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work;
  • Updating and maintaining training manuals and user guides;
  • Updating and maintaining training manuals and user guides;
  • Other duties as required.

Experience, Knowledge & Technical Skills

Experience Required:

  • The successful candidate will be a qualified librarian with at least two years’ experience.
  • Good IT skills with a demonstrable interest in emerging technologies and developments;
  • Experience in designing and delivering end-user training;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent critical thinking skills;
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills; and
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Previous experience of working in a legal information service (desirable)

Education

Successful candidate will have;

  • A strong primary degree; and
  • A post-graduate qualification in library and information studies.

Applications

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 7 May 2021. 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 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