Position - Legal Assistant (Medical Law)

Position Type: Fixed Term Contract (6 Months)


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. We are a top tier 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.


Our Medical Law team is seeking a legal assistant to support a number of fee earners. In this role you will provide legal administrative support to a busy team while gaining experience within a large corporate law firm. This role would suit a legal graduate with at least six months of legal support experience.


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. We invite you to grow your career with us!


Responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of the team providing legal administrative support and management of busy workflow, including team projects;

  • Assisting with high volume of weekly court case preparation and court follow up;

  • Preparing documents from precedents and processing completed documents as instructed by fee-earners;

  • Ensuring legal diaries, trackers and case management systems are accurate and consistently maintained;

  • Responding flexibly and appropriately to team requirements with an understanding of prioritisation and urgency;

  • Carrying out legal research; and

  • Communicating queries/issues promptly to Team Coordinator/Admin Lead.


Candidate requirements:

  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in law or another relevant area;

  • Experience supporting a large team in a busy environment;

  • Experience in drafting legal documents with ability to understand and interpret legal processes;

  • IT literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint);

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, both independently and as part of a team;

  • Strong organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail; and

  • Confident with excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Why MHC?

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

  • Enviable client base and strong career progression & development opportunities;

  • 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, Diversity, Sports & Social and Art Committee);

  •  Strong track record in CSR programmes, pro bono work and charitable efforts.

Learn more about Mason Hayes & Curran

  • Learn more about a Career at Mason, Hayes & Curran HERE

  • See more about Mason, Hayes & Curran and our teams on our YouTube HERE

  • Visit our LinkedIn HERE 

 


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