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 Technology, Energy, Financial Services, Built Environment, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Charities sectors.


We are currently recruiting a Senior Associate to join our Privacy and Data Security team


The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Associate to join our Privacy and Data Security Team. We assist cutting edge clients with how best to strategically manage security incidents and high profile privacy related regulatory engagement, inquiries and claims. We also work with major tech and other companies on developing and refining their transfers strategies and products in compliance with privacy and privacy adjacent laws, as well as developing specialist product and service terms, particularly those with a privacy dimension.



  • 4+ PQE with relevant experience from an international or Irish law firm

  • Love of and interest in Privacy / Data Security work

  • Strong interest & knowledge of tech & tech developments

  • Exceptional drafting and written communication skills.

Responsibilities of the role include

  • Working on high profile and international privacy related regulatory engagements, inquiries and data security incidents.

  • Providing strategic advice and support to business functions on privacy and data security issues related to new products and services.

  • Developing and implementing global data transfers strategies for high profile clients.

  • Reviewing key privacy risk indicators and controls.

  • Participating in global, regional and local privacy related projects.

  • Working on specialist product terms with privacy dimension.


Why Mason Hayes & Curran?

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

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

  • Friendly, open and informal working atmosphere.

  • Flexible / hybrid working arrangements.

  • 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.

  •  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 


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!


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Are you legally authorised to work in Ireland?
Will you now or in the future require authorisation to work in Ireland e.g. employment permit?
I have never been subject to any adverse outcome arising from any regulatory or disciplinary process carried out by the Law Society of Ireland, the Legal Services Regulatory Authority, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal or any other regulator.
My work has never given rise to a claim, or notifiable circumstance which could have given rise to a claim, against any firm in which I have worked.
Are you qualified as a solicitor in Ireland?