Senior Associate – Financial Regulation

Position type: Permanent


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: Energy; Technology; Financial Services, Built Environment and Healthcare & Life Sciences.


The Role


We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Associate to join our highly regarded Financial Regulation team. This team provides practical, commercial and strategic advice to a wide variety of domestic and international institutions on their obligations under Irish and EU financial services law and on Central Bank requirements.


We represent significant international banking and insurance operations, a range of e-money institutions and payment institutions, investment firms, asset managers, fund service providers, insurance intermediaries and lenders.


The successful candidate will advise a range of financial services clients on all aspects of Central Bank and EU regulation. Work will include advising on Central Bank licencing applications, scope of regulation matters, on-going regulatory issues as well as Central Bank enforcement actions.


Candidate Requirements:


·      Qualified as a Solicitor in Ireland or England and Wales;

·      4+ years’ relevant PQE;

·      Knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation such as Central Bank Codes of Conduct and legislation, PSD2, EMD, MiFID II, AIFMD, CRD IV, Solvency II, and IDD;

·      Excellent communication and research skills;

·      A team player who can work with different teams and lawyers across the firm; and

·      Ambition to work in a growing, top tier international firm.


Why MHC?


As a leading progressive law firm, we are offering an excellent remuneration and benefits package, access to an enviable client base and strong career progression for the right candidates. 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.


How to Apply


If you are interested and meet the above requirements, we would encourage you to apply via the enclosed link

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