Practice Area: Employment Law & Benefits

Position(s): Associate (or) Senior Associate


Position Type: Permanent


Firm: 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.


Mason Hayes & Curran is home to the best employment law practice in Ireland. We are ranked Tier 1 and Band 1 by Chambers and Legal 500. The quality of what we do is driven by the incredible people we have on the team.


The Role


We are now looking to further grow the team by adding an experienced employment associate or senior associate. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join an industry leading practice in a top tier firm with an enviable client base. We provide a tailored approach to meet the individual needs of each client. Our clients include leading domestic and multinational corporations. WE provide commercial and strategic advice on all workplace issues.


Candidate Requirements


  • 3-5 years PQE.

  • Strong demonstrable experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters.


Responsibilities of the role include

Non-contentious work will include:


  • Advising on employment contracts, policies and procedures.

  • Advising clients on HR queries, particularly issues such as absence management, performance management, disciplinary and grievance processes; complaints of bullying and harassment, restructuring and redundancies, dismissals.

  • Assisting with corporate transactions.

  • Advising on TUPE.


Contentious work will include:


  • representing clients before the WRC and the civil courts.

  • preparing and delivering client facing employment law workshops.

  • representing MHC at various industry and employment events and conferences.


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.

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