The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

We are currently recruiting a Library Assistant to join our library service in our Dublin office. The successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Assistant Librarian to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.

This is a permanent full-time position.

This role may suit a recent library and information studies graduate.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Serials receipt and distribution
  • Maintenance of records on the firm’s library management system
  • Legal and business research and enquiry work
  • Looseleaf filing, photocopying and shelving
  • Administrative tasks
  • Other duties as required

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

Skills and qualities required:

  • Keen interest in library/information work
  • Good IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience of working in a legal library desirable but not essential
  • Familiarity with legal or business information resources desirable but not essential

Qualifications and Education

The successful candidate will have::

  • A strong primary degree
  • An accredited qualification in library and information studies is desirable, but not essential


The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 19 July 2019.

To apply for this role, email your CV and a cover letter to:

McCann FitzGerald

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