We are currently seeking to recruit a General Knowledge Lawyer for our Knowledge team. 

We wish to hire a Knowledge Lawyer to support several departments across the firm, with a particular emphasis on litigation. Experience in the following practice areas also welcomed:

  • construction law (contentious and/or non-contentious);

  • energy regulation, or the law of another regulated sector;

  • regulatory/public and administrative law; and

  • medical law/product regulation.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Knowledge Lawyer to join our friendly and motivated Knowledge team. Working as part of the Knowledge team, the Knowledge Lawyer will be responsible for several tasks, including assisting the firm’s lawyers with technical legal queries and building the firm’s knowledge resources, including precedents and know how.

The Firm

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with representative offices in San Francisco, New York and London. The firm has been the fastest growing law firm in Ireland over the last decade. We are a business law firm with extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of Irish business-related law and with particular focus on the Energy, Technology, Financial Services, Built Environment, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Charities sectors.

The Role

You will work with our other knowledge lawyers and report to the Director of Knowledge and Heads of the relevant departments. You will be involved in:

  • assisting lawyers with technical legal queries;

  • developing know how and precedent documentation;

  • monitoring legal developments across practice areas and preparing timely internal bulletins;

  • assisting with the preparation of external ezines;

  • collecting, reviewing and indexing ‘know how’ submitted from lawyers (including, for example, sample documents, advice notes and research that have a ‘know how’ value), and maintaining them within the internal knowledge management system;

  • developing handbooks and practice notes on areas of interest or setting out ‘firm views’; and

  • promoting a knowledge sharing culture across the firm and collaborating with lawyers and knowledge lawyers across other departments on centralised projects or areas of shared technical interest.

The Candidate

You will:

  • be a qualified solicitor, barrister or lawyer (ideally with at least 4 years’ post qualification experience);

  • have a strong academic background with excellent research skills and a thorough understanding of the legislative process in EU and Ireland;

  • have experience in litigation, case law analysis and statutory interpretation;

  • be proactive and have strong project management and organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple workstreams, delivering them on time and to completion;

  • have excellent written and communication skills;

  • be confident in public speaking and delivering training;

  • be highly computer literate and have an aptitude for working with technology;

  • have excellent analytical and drafting skills, as well as a keen attention to detail;

  • be commercially aware, understanding the needs of the firm and clients; and

  • demonstrate qualities that fit with a cohesive, supportive and friendly team.

Why Mason, Hayes & Curran?

  • excellent remuneration and benefits package; pension, healthcare & bonus;

  • friendly, open and informal working atmosphere;

  • flexible / hybrid working arrangements;

  • focus on employee involvement, wellbeing and success;

  • social events, clubs and initiatives (Green Team, Working on Wellness, subsidised fitness classes, MHC RISE, Diversity, Sports & Social and Art Committee);

  • strong track record in CSR programmes, pro bono work and charitable efforts.


Learn more about Mason, Hayes & Curran

  • learn more about a Career at Mason, Hayes & Curran HERE

  • see more about Mason, Hayes & Curran and our teams on our YouTube HERE

  • visit our LinkedIn HERE 

So, if you like challenge, value autonomy, work well within a team, enjoy partnering with senior business stakeholders, then apply to join us @MASON HAYES & CURRAN. We invite you to grow your career with us!

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Are you legally authorised to work in Ireland?
Will you now or in the future require authorisation to work in Ireland e.g. employment permit?
Are you qualified as a solicitor in Ireland?
I have never been subject to any adverse outcome arising from any regulatory or disciplinary process carried out by the Law Society of Ireland, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal or any other regulator.
My work has never given rise to a claim, or notifiable circumstance which could have given rise to a claim, against any firm in which I have worked.