Careers

Medical Law Senior Associate

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a Senior Associate to join our highly regarded Healthcare Litigation Team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to work in a specialist area in a top 6 firm.

The candidate

  • 5+ years post qualification experience in clinical negligence defence;

  • Experience in product liability, particularly healthcare product liability defence, will be a distinct advantage;

  • Experience in healthcare and life science advisory work will be a distinct advantage;

  • Candidates with defence litigation in the insurance sector will be considered;

  • Candidate should be capable of managing a demanding portfolio of cases on a substantially autonomous basis, have demonstrable interpersonal skills and ability to contribute as a team member.

To apply for this role, please send your CV along with a cover letter to recruit@MHC.ie

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Employment Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit an employment lawyer to join our highly regarded Employment Law & Benefits team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to work in a Big 6 firm with an enviable client base.

Candidates should have at least 4-5 years strong demonstrable experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, in particular in the following areas:

Reviewing and drafting employment contracts and policies.

Advising in relation to general HR queries, particularly issues such as:

  • Absence management

  • Performance management

  • Disciplinary and grievance processes

  • Redundancy advice

  • Bullying and harassment

Assisting in handling claims before the Workplace Relations Commission and the Civil Courts.

Assisting with due diligence in corporate transactions.

Presenting and delivering client facing employment law workshops.

Representing MHC at various industry and employment events and conferences.

The ideal candidate should have excellent organisation and administration skills and be enthusiastic about building on their career as an employment lawyer in an ambitious and dynamic firm.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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Senior Lawyers & Partners in Corporate, Data Protection, Financial Services, Funds, Real Estate and Tax

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Position type: Permanent

Thinking of coming #hometowork? Join Ireland's fastest growing law firm as we continue our expansion. We are always interested in hearing from talented and experienced lawyers at all levels who are looking to relocate to Dublin.

We are in particular seeking new partners and senior lawyers to join our teams in Corporate, Data Protection, Financial Services, Funds, Real Estate and Tax.

Ideal candidates will preferably have between 4 and 10 years of demonstrable experience gained in private practice or as in-house counsel. Successful candidates should show an ability to work both on their own initiative and within a cohesive team which advises on a broad range of corporate law issues.

Excellent academic credentials and superior written and oral communications skills are required. In addition, candidates must be technically savvy with strong IT skills.

If you are a talented lawyer who would like to work with an enviable client base on a market-leading team, we would like to hear from you.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

Any applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Mason Hayes & Curran is an equal opportunities employer.

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Knowledge Lawyer (Financial Services)

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Position type: Permanent

We are looking to hire a Knowledge Lawyer to support the Financial Services department.

Skills, experience and attributes required:

  • Qualified lawyer with experience in private practice, preferably gained in a medium to large sized firm (ideally with at least 4 years’ post qualification experience in a financial services law-related practice area). Candidates with in house experience will also be considered, depending on the nature of their experience;

  • Strong academic background;

  • Project management and organisation skills, with ability to manage multiple projects, delivering them on time and to completion;

  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills;

  • Ability to persuade and influence people, including those at senior level.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting fee earners with technical legal queries;

  • Developing know-how and precedent documentation;

  • Monitoring legal developments and preparing timely internal bulletins;

  • Assisting with external ezines;

  • Developing handbooks and practice notes on particular areas of interest or setting out ‘firm views’ or department policy on practice and procedure;

  • Devising, delivering and coordinating training sessions on topical issues for fee earners of all levels.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: recruit@MHC.ie

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Funds Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

Mason Hayes & Curran is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with offices in San Francisco, New York and London. Our key areas of expertise include financial services, corporate, dispute resolution, real estate, technology and data management, tax, construction and employment and benefits.

We now have a vacancy for a Lawyer within the investment funds team. The ideal candidate will have 0 to 3 years PQE in a large corporate Law Firm.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Representing asset managers in the formation of UCITS and QIAIFs, including drafting the key fund documentation such as prospectuses, supplements, instruments of Incorporation etc.

  • Drafting and negotiating material fund contracts such as management agreements, distribution agreements, investment management agreements, administration and depositary agreements.

  • Applying to the Central Bank and obtaining authorisation for asset managers to act as discretionary investment managers to UCITS and QIAIFs.

  • Advising asset managers in relation to their ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, responsibilities include assisting clients in the updating of fund documentation, advising clients of regulatory developments and maintaining compliance procedures for UCITS and QIAIFs.

  • Discussing new funds with both start-up and experienced managers.

  • Applying for the registration of UCITS and QIAIFs with foreign regulatory authorities.

  • Advising clients on the application of fund regulations to their business, including, where relevant, registering firms with the Central Bank as a Registered AIFM.

  • Reviewing fund documentation for institutional investors and preparing diligence reports.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in Ireland or  England and Wales
  • A keen interest in working on a small number of mandates that don't fit a traditional private funds role including joint venture agreements and occasionally advice on M&A transactions in the funds space.
  • Strong technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team.

If you wish to apply for this role, please email a CV to: recruit@mhc.ie

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Debt Listing Agent

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a Debt Listing Agent to join our highly regarded Financial Services team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to work in a top tier firm with an enviable client base.

Our renowned team of finance specialists is one of the largest in Ireland, providing unparalleled financial services sector experience. We have detailed knowledge of all transactional issues that can occur.

 Candidates should have demonstrable experience in one or all of the following areas:

  • Submitting filings to the ISE and co-ordinating the listing process;
  • Acting as a primary point of contact for clients; and
  • Keeping abreast of any relevant regulatory changes/updates that may impact listing procedures.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: recruit@MHC.ie

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Structured Finance Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a Structured Finance lawyer to join our highly regarded Financial Services Team. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious candidates to work in a respected firm with an enviable client base.

Our renowned team of finance specialists is one of the largest in Ireland, providing unparalleled financial services sector experience. We have detailed knowledge of all transactional issues that can occur. Our clients include Irish and international corporates, banks and other financial institutions.

Candidates should have demonstrable experience in one or all of the following areas:

  • Structured finance
  • Debt capital markets
  • Utilisation

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: recruit@MHC.ie

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Real Estate Lawyers (Flexible Contract Options)

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Position type: Contract

We wish to recruit real estate lawyers with various levels of experience to join our highly regarded Real Estate Team on a flexible contract basis. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious candidates to work in a top tier firm with an enviable client base.

As the largest Real Estate team in Ireland, we offer extensive expertise critical for restructuring complex real estate transactions. We work in partnership with our clients to provide a comprehensive consultancy service, delivering practical solutions at all times.

We advise banks, state agencies, corporates, multinationals and both private equity and institutional investors on the most high profile mandates.

Ideal candidates should have demonstrable experience in one or both of the following areas:

  • Buying and selling commercial property
  • Landlord and tenant

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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Legal Secretary

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a Legal Secretary; this is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to work in a top tier law firm. This is a busy role in a fast-paced working environment supporting up to 4 fee earners.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2+ year’s solid experience in the legal sector and want to contribute towards the success of the firm.

Key responsibilities:

  • File management;

  • Diary and email management;

  • Co-ordinating travel arrangements and meetings;

  • Project management;

  • Production, editing and formatting of legal documents and templates;

  • Client billing;

  • Ad hoc duties as required.

Candidate requirements:

  • Excellent organisational skills;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel/Systems Knowledge;

  • Methodical and organised approach to file management;

  • Ideally previous proficiency with client billing/payments systems.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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Construction Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a lawyer to join our highly regarded Construction Team. We have a strong non-contentious construction practice which is focused on early provision of advice and input to the best advantage of clients. We pay particular attention to the examination of the proposed method of procurement for construction works and the risks attendant to various contract structures. The practice aims to assist clients in the successful and commercial execution of their projects, whether a contractor or developer.

The team also has a breadth of experience acting for contentious construction matters.

The ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

• 1-3 year PQE from a reputable firm with a focus on construction contracts

• Strong focus on client services and the ability to manage multiple clients

• Pro-active, working collaboratively within a team environment

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@mhc.ie outlining your interest and relevant experience.

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Banking Lawyers

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit banking lawyers with various levels of experience (from NQ to Senior Associate) to join our highly regarded Financial Services Team. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious candidates to work in a respected firm with an enviable client base.

Our renowned team of banking specialists is one of the largest in Ireland, providing unparalleled financial services sector experience. We have detailed knowledge of all transactional issues that can occur. Our clients include major domestic and international banks, non-bank lenders, corporate borrowers and investment funds.

Candidates should have demonstrable experience in one or all of the following areas:

  • Reviewing and drafting finance and security documents and attending to perfection requirements
  • Advising in relation to lending and security queries
  • Attending to remediation work on flawed security
  • Knowledge of personal property security
  • Advising on company law issues pertaining to corporate lending and
  • Knowledge of legislative framework applicable to regulated credit institutions

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: recruit@MHC.ie

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Real Estate Lawyers

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit real estate lawyers with various levels of experience to join our highly regarded Real Estate Team. This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious candidates to work in a top tier firm with an enviable client base.

As the largest Real Estate team in Ireland, we offer extensive expertise critical for restructuring complex real estate transactions. We work in partnership with our clients to provide a comprehensive consultancy service, delivering practical solutions at all times.

We advise banks, state agencies, corporates, multinationals and both private equity and institutional investors on the most high profile mandates.

Ideal candidates should have demonstrable experience in one or both of the following areas:

  • Buying and selling commercial property
  • Landlord and tenant

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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Pensions Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to appoint a lawyer to our highly regarded and award-winning Pensions team. This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join one of Ireland’s leading pensions law practices.

The team provides pensions advice to domestic and multinational clients comprising sponsoring employers, trustees and service providers. The advice provided is wide-ranging and includes advice relating to the establishment of pension schemes, legal assistance concerning the proper maintenance and successful administration of pension schemes and exercises undertaken to reduce benefits or facilitate the wind-up of pension schemes.

This is a junior lawyer role. The ideal candidate should have some demonstrable experience with a genuine interest in developing their career within pensions. 

The ideal candidate will also:

•           have strong academic credentials

•           demonstrate initiative and genuine interest in pensions

•           be highly motivated and hard-working

•           have good organisational skills

•           have the ability to build relationships and trust with clients

•           be analytical and possess excellent attention to detail

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: recruit@MHC.ie

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Corporate Lawyer

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Position type: Permanent

We wish to recruit a Corporate lawyer to join our highly regarded Corporate Team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to work in a top tier firm with an enviable client base.

Our corporate team are recognised as leading advisers on all types of domestic and international corporate transactions for public companies, private companies and the public sector, across a broad range of industry sectors. They have acted in some of the biggest, most high-profile, innovative and complex M&A deals in Ireland. As part of their work they also advise across a broad spectrum of corporate transactions including reorganisations and restructuring, strategic alliances, complex joint ventures and demergers.

With extensive experience in all types of corporate transactions, they combine transactional skills with specialist expertise from their multi-disciplinary teams including banking, property, competition, employment and benefits, IP/IT and tax. A key part of their success as a firm is understanding their clients’ business and needs.

This role will suit a highly motivated solicitor who has a minimum of three years' relevant experience in a large corporate firm.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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Aviation and Asset Finance Lawyers

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Position type: Permanent

We are recruiting in our highly regarded Aviation and Asset Finance Team. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join our market-leading team.

The ideal candidate will preferably have at least 2 years PQE in some or ideally all of the following areas:

  • asset finance and aviation regulation

  • banking and capital markets

  • corporate law

The successful candidate will work with a market leading team which advises on a broad spectrum of aviation law issues.

Excellent academic credentials and superior written and oral communications skills are required. In addition, candidates must be technically savvy and have strong IT skills.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to recruit@mhc.ie

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