Litigation Associate

Practice Area: Public, Regulatory & Investigations (PRI) & General Litigation

Position(s): Associate (0 - 5 yrs PQE)

Position Type: Permanent

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

An exciting opportunity to work within a busy and ambitious team within the Dublin office!

We are looking for an associate, ideally with a background in general litigation, to join our collegiate and supportive team.

Assisting a partner and a senior associate on a varied caseload, many of your clients will be charitable organisations. You will have significant contact with these clients, together with counsel, the courts and other parties.

In addition, you will advise these clients on a wide variety of issues, including restorative justice processes and mediation, investigations and inquiries, information law (including confidentiality, privilege and data protection law), vetting legislation and related matters.

Candidate Requirements:

  • 0 - 5 years PQE, ideally with experience in some of the above practice areas, with a good knowledge of litigation procedures and practices;

  • Experience in attending hearings, settlement talks and consultations would be an advantage;

  • Excellent academics;

  • Strong focus on client service and the ability to manage multiple clients and a busy workload; and

  • Pro-active, working collaboratively within a team environment.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Be highly self-motivated and hard-working & have an ability to manage both their own caseload and work as part of a team in a collaborative setting;

  • Have excellent drafting skills & possess excellent attention to detail;

  • Have good organisational and IT skills, with a proven ability to use technology to drive efficient work practices and to promote innovation in service delivery;

  • Have excellent communication, negotiation and decision-making skills;

  • Have experience in MI reporting and attending file review meetings with clients; and

  • Be proactive in knowledge development and have a good awareness of current trends and decisions in general litigation.

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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