Senior Legal Adviser – Banking industry

Sector: Corporate And Institutional Banking
Area: Compliance And Legal
Ref: 12428
Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: Above market
Contact: Ciarán O’Connell

Senior Legal Adviser – Banking industry

The Person:

  • Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 year PQE in an in-house setting or private practice
  • Strong knowledge of Irish/EU financial services law, commercial contracts, outsourcing, procurement
  • Also Knowledge of regulatory requirements in relation to outsourcing (including, e.g. EBA and MiFID requirements), data protection laws, intellectual property law and IT/E-Commerce law
  • Strong people skills with a proven ability to develop and motivate professional and technical staff at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Pro-active approach which will ensure that the bank is well positioned in respect of all legal matters
  • Attention to detail and high level of current technical knowledge
  • Innovative in finding solutions to legal challenges and risk issues faced by Business
  • Display high energy in all professional engagements

The Role:

  • Act as a legal adviser to the Manufacturing Businesses providing advice on legal and regulatory obligations
  • Advise on a wide range of legislative and regulatory compliance matters with respect to new and existing commercial contracts, outsourcing, services and procurement agreements.
  • Negotiate of commercial contracts with counterparties
  • Work co-operatively on a cross-border basis and cross-departmental basis with other Legal Services colleagues, where applicable
  • Advise, Review and Draft commercial contracts, including but not limited to outsourcing, services, joint venture, alliance, white-labelling/distribution, sponsorship and general procurement agreements
  • Maintain and draft periodic updates of standard-form services and procurement contracts

The is an ideal opportunity for a professional looking to move in to industry from practice or someone looking to move in to a full time legal career with the possibility of fast progression within a leading Bank.

For a private and confidential conversation and for a full job description please contact Ciarán O Connell on 01-8746770. Or email: