This is an exciting opportunity for a Knowledge Lawyer to join our Knowledge team on a part-time basis to support the Corporate department and to assist with centralised knowledge projects.

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with offices in San Francisco, New York and London. We are a business law firm with extensive knowledge and experience in the following sectors: Technology, Energy, Financial Services, Built Environment and Healthcare & Life Sciences.

Practice overview

Our corporate practice covers a broad range of work, including private equity and venture capital, public and private M&A, corporate finance (including equity capital markets), partnerships and LLPs, corporate governance, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructurings, and general corporate advisory.

The role

You will work with our other Corporate Knowledge Lawyer and report to the Director of Knowledge and Head of Corporate. You will be involved in a broad range of duties, including:

  • maintaining and developing the group’s know how resources;

  • assisting with planning and coordinating the education and training programme for the corporate team, including identifying topics, preparing materials, working with speakers, chairing training sessions and delivering training;

  •  developing and updating guidance notes and precedents;

  •  assisting fee earners with technical legal queries. You will use your specialist knowledge and experience to help fee earners to source relevant know how and apply that knowledge to their particular circumstances;

  • monitoring legal developments in corporate practice, preparing timely current awareness bulletins and assisting with the preparation and coordination of client-focussed ezines.

The candidate

 You will:

  • be a qualified lawyer (ideally with at least 4 years’ post qualification experience) with a strong background in corporate law, preferably with experience working in a large commercial law firm;

  • have a depth of knowledge and enthusiasm for the law and its application;

  • be dynamic and self-motivated and committed to providing high quality, technical legal support to fee earners;

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

  • have an ability to persuade and influence people, including those at senior level;

  • demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to work with complicated and unfamiliar concepts;

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

  • be confident in public speaking and delivering training;

  • be personable and able to quickly gain the confidence of fee earners at all levels within the group and in other practice groups across the firm; and

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

This is an exciting part-time role with room for growth and personal development and the opportunity to engage with a friendly and motivated team known for its commercial and technical excellence.

Why MHC?

MHC offers competitive salaries, generous employee benefits and a focus on employee wellbeing and success across all levels. At MHC, we are proud of and value the organisation’s friendly and informal working atmosphere. Our open plan layout is unusual for a law firm and means that everyone has the same desk, even the Managing Partner. We encourage staff involvement at all levels and are committed to fostering a climate of open communication across the firm.

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