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Legal Researcher

Location:Dublin

Job Length:Permanent

Date:04/08/2022

Firm:Mason Hayes & Curran

Job Type:Full Time

Email Address:ecusack@mhc.ie

Reference:220840

Practice Area:General Practice

Web Address:https://www.mhc.ie/

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with offices in San Francisco, New York and London.

They are a business law firm with extensive knowledge and experience in the following sectors: Technology, Energy, Financial Services, Built Environment and Healthcare & Life Sciences

They are looking to hire a researcher to support their Library and Knowledge teams on a full-time basis, to assist with dealing with legal queries from fee earners across the firm.

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join their friendly and motivated Knowledge and Library teams.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a number of tasks, including monitoring enquiries received by the teams, carrying out legal research, responding to and coordinating responses.

The role:

You will work with members of our Knowledge and Library teams, reporting to the heads of Library and Knowledge.

You will be involved in:

  • legal research;
  • carrying out research;
  • managing research requests sent to the library and knowledge teams – assess and allocate to the relevant team;
  • contributing to the firm’s knowledge database;
  • current awareness –monitoring legal developments and legislation;
  • and assisting with library and knowledge projects as required.

Candidate requirements:

  • hold an honours degree in Law or a qualification in which Law was taken as a major subject;
  • and/or be a qualified solicitor, barrister, lawyer or law librarian;
  • have at least 1+ years PQE with practical experience in conducting legal research.

Candidates will also be able to demonstrate:

  • excellent research skills and an understanding of the legislative process in EU and Ireland;
  • a working knowledge of online and print legal resources;
  • strong case law analysis and statutory interpretation skills;
  • a high level of computer literacy and excellent MS Office skills.

Why MHC?

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

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