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

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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. Although our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors, we also advise government entities and state and statutory bodies.

We have a highly experienced Corporate 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 Corporate Tax team is seeking to recruit an additional team member for their corporate tax team 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 the corporate tax 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
  • employment taxation
  • VAT
  • stamp duty
  • tax disputes
  • betting and gaming taxation and regulation

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

  • be a tax qualified lawyer or accountant with 2-3 years post qualification
  • 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 Danielle.Fulham@McCannFitzGerald.com  Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle on  01 542 5200.

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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 Department, within the Energy Group. The Group has extensive experience in advising on transactions in the energy sector, often with a cross border element. 

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 energy sector corporate transactions including:

  • M&A transactions involving energy assets
  • Regulatory issues
  • PPAs and related energy asset contracts and arrangements
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Commercial contracts / arrangement (including outsourcing)
  • Corporate governance

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2-4 years post qualification experience in corporate/energy law, ideally with specific experience in mergers and acquisitions work in the energy sector, and regulatory advises
  • 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

Applications

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

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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 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 LLP 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 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.
  • Preparation for and involvement in complex trials, some involving jury hearings.
  • 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

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally 2-4 years post qualification experience in Litigation within a commercial law firm.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment 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
  • Experience of remote and/or physical court hearings.

Education

The successful candidate will:

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

Applications

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

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The Role 

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We provide the highest quality, specialist legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients include those in the corporate, financial and business sectors as well as a range of government entities and state and statutory bodies.

McCann FitzGerald LLP’s Employment Law Group is ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500 and advises on the full range of employment, equality and industrial relations law issues. The Group works with senior management and human resources professionals in major employers, advising on the most complex issues in the Irish market and internationally, including whistleblowing, complex investigations, restrictive covenants and team moves, employment litigation, and corporate transactions.

We now seek to recruit an associate solicitor to join the Group.  This is a unique opportunity to join a team of highly-skilled and experienced advisers in a collegiate and flexible environment and to advise on a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious employment-related matters.

Key Responsibilities 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on employment contracts, policies and procedures;
  • Advising clients on the full range of HR-related legal queries, including issues such as absence management, performance management, disciplinary and grievance processes, corporate immigration, complaints of bullying and harassment, restructuring and redundancies, restrictive covenants and related litigation, mandatory retirement and termination of employment;
  • Advice on the conduct of investigations including in respect of protected disclosures;
  • Advising on labour-related matters in the context of corporate transactions;
  • Advising clients on the conduct of employment-related litigation before the Workplace Relations Commission, the Labour Court and the civil courts;
  • Advising on transfer of undertakings; and
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to colleagues and clients on areas of employment law from time to time.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • between 1 to 4 years post-qualification legal experience gained in either Ireland or the UK. Applications will also be considered by 1-2 year qualified solicitors with previous employment law experience (e.g. through traineeship) currently working in other areas;
  • experience in the area of employment law, whether in a law firm or otherwise;
  • excellent research, technical and drafting skills;
  • a strong analytical ability;
  • excellent interpersonal and communications skills;
  • ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making;
  • strong organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • the ability to manage client needs on a consistent basis;
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • a keen interest in maintaining, developing and sharing relevant legal knowledge;
  • a positive, ‘team player’ attitude.

Education 

The successful candidate will be qualified as a solicitor in Ireland or England & Wales.  

Applications 

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

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The Role

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

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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 careers@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01 542 5200

Apply Now

The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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. Although our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors, we also advise government entities and state and statutory bodies.

McCann FitzGerald LLP has a best-in-class Tax Group with a specialist Financial Services Tax team who deal with the tax aspects of many of Ireland’s high-profile, cross-border and domestic transactions in the financial services, real estate and real estate finance sectors.

At McCann FitzGerald LLP we combine leading tax, legal and regulatory expertise with strategic and commercial insight to create innovative and integrated solutions for our clients.

We now seek to recruit additional Financial Services Tax team members who are interested in pursuing a busy and varied career specialising in Financial Services, Real Estate and Real Estate Finance Tax within a top tier law firm.

Key Responsibilties 

The successful candidate will be part of a team advising on all of the Irish tax aspects of:

  • large ticket lending transactions including real estate finance transactions
  • structured finance transactions and securitisations, including CLOs, CDOs, repacks, trade receivables finance, corporate bond issuances and derivatives transactions
  • Irish authorised funds (including IREFs) and transactions involving funds
  • Private equity investment in the financial or real estate sectors and structured investment transactions more generally
  • Corporate reorganisation, restructurings and inward investment into Ireland in the financial services, real estate and real estate finance sectors
  • Other domestic and international asset finance

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills

The successful candidate will:

  • be a qualified Solicitor, Chartered Accountant or Chartered Tax Adviser
  • have training or post-qualification experience in Financial Services, Real Estate or Real Estate Finance Tax
  • have proven analytical skills, a high degree of commercial awareness and the ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly and clearly
  • have excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines on an on-going basis
  • have a positive and pro-active attitude and take responsibility for completion of tasks
  • have the wisdom to demonstrate initiative and seek guidance in appropriate measure
  • be collaborative, enjoy working as part of a team and sharing a common goal.

Applications

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Danielle Fulham. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion or for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01-542 5200.

 

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is looking for an EU competition lawyer to join its Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law team.

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We have offices in 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.

McCann FitzGerald’s Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law Group combines comprehensive experience and wide-ranging expertise in merger clearance, 'dominant firm' issues, cartel defence, State aid and sector regulation (e.g., telecoms, gas, media), as well as in other areas of EU law (including free movement and customs law). We can offer you a high performance culture of team work and mutual support, and a broad diversity of work and clients. McCann FitzGerald’s Competition, Regulated Markets, EU & Trade Law Group are recommend Top Tier 1 Ranking in The Legal 500 Guide 2021.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate would be part of a team advising on:

  • Advising on EU and Irish merger control, as well as other regulatory approval processes, in M&A transactions across multiple sectors.
  • Advising existing clients from across the public and private sectors on application of EU and Irish competition law to their businesses
  • Assisting clients in responding to regulatory/competition law inquiries including in response to enforcement action such as dawn raids and witness summonses
  • Advising businesses and senior executives on potential civil and criminal liability and prosecution risk for corporate crimes
  • Advising on EU State aid rules
  • Advising on Irish communications, broadcasting, and other sector specific regulatory regimes
  • Advising on EU law generally and international trade law

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years PQE with a particular focus on EU and National Competition Law. Experience of State aid law and sectoral regulation desirable but not required.
  • A strong technical and academic interest and ability in the area
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making with an ability to push through projects
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • 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:

  • An excellent academic record
  • 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 careers@mccannfitzgerald.com. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on +353 1 542 5200

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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 5 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 careers@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 LLP 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.

McCann FitzGerald LLP’s Construction Group is the largest specialist construction practice in Ireland, encompassing both commercial and contentious 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 an Associate (between 1+ and 4 years PQE) to join our team.

Key Responsibilities 

The successful candidate will form part of a high performing team and have the opportunity to become involved in 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, which include:

  • Drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, professional appointments, bonds, guarantees, collateral warranties and associated documentation
  • Contracting alternatives such as framework and partnering arrangements
  • Construction insurance
  • Risk analysis and management/mitigation
  • 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 years PQE in a construction related practice

Education

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Be qualified as a solicitor or barrister  in Ireland or England and Wales

Applications

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

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The Role

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

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The Role

McCann FitzGerald LLP is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing approximately 600 people. We have offices in 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 a Legal Secretary for our pre-eminent Aviation Finance Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative assistance to the partners(s) and fee-earner(s) within the group and to assist them in providing a professional service to our clients.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Secretarial 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.
  • Assisting with weekly time entry on Aderant for fee-earners.
  • Billing: drafting narratives from Work in Progress Reports (Aderant) and producing reports. Preparation of transaction invoices to client and fee earner specifications.
  • Credit Control: following up on late payments as appropriate.
  • Preparing status update reports for clients on open matters.
  • Handling the consularisation and apostilling of documents.
  • Dealing with telephone queries and ensuring that such queries are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner.
  • Regular updating of electronic calendar for fee earners for both external and internal meetings and room bookings and occasional event management.
  • Organising travel arrangements.
  • 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:

  • 5 years + experience as a Legal Secretary.
  • Very strong Microsoft Office skills –proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.
  • 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.

Education

The successful candidate will have:

  • Leaving Certificate and preferably a Secretarial Course or Legal/Admin course (one year duration).

Applications

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

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The Role 

McCann FitzGerald LLP 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 Accounts Executive to join our Finance team. 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 Responsibilties 

Responsibilties will include: 

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

Experience, Knowledge & Skills 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally have 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

Education 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Leaving certificate, or equivalent
  • A certificate / diploma in any administrative, business or financial related subject is desirable but not essential

Applications 

Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to Danielle Fulham. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Danielle Fulham on 01-542-5200

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