Position: Knowledge Lawyer

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.

Want to work in a dynamic, fast paced and friendly environment? Join the fastest growing Top Tier law firm in Ireland. We wish to recruit a knowledge lawyer to join our highly regarded Knowledge Team. Be part of a progressive, flexible, and modern firm which values the contribution of all employees. Share your professional expertise with a diverse range of talented specialists to deliver outstanding service to our clients. We are in an exciting growth phase which offers exceptional career progression opportunities for junior and mid-level lawyers, including the ability to seek out a preferred niche practice and to develop and hone your legal skills. We invite you to grow your career with us.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • harnessing the know how created by the lawyers within the department; collecting, reviewing and indexing know how and maintaining it within the internal knowledge management system;

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

  • assisting lawyers with research and technical legal queries;

  • developing know how and precedent documentation;

  • assisting with the preparation of external ezines;

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

Candidate requirements:

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

  • preferably have experience in data protection and privacy. Experience in commercial contracts and/or competition law an advantage;

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

  • be proactive and have strong project management and organisational skills;

  • have excellent written and communication skills;

  • 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;

Why MHC?

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

  • enviable client base and strong career progression opportunities;

  • flexible/hybrid working arrangements;

  • friendly, open and informal working atmosphere;

  • 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);

  • MHC knowledge and education programme to facilitate major development as a lawyer;

So if you like challenge, value autonomy, work well within a team, enjoy partnering with senior business stakeholders and love working with top notch clients then apply to join us @MASON, HAYES & CURRAN.

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