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In-House Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Ireland

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Ziggy De Boe Agnew

  • Job ref:

    5321

  • Published:

    20 days ago

Mason Alexander is an ecosystem of talent, technology, communities, and insights. We work with high growth, innovative companies who are disrupting industries providing them with solutions to enhance their Scaling plans.

We are driven by a mission to deliver exceptional experiences and add value to the growth of people’s futures.

We are growing incredibly fast with a plan to double our head count over the next 12 months and grow the business internationally. We will be looking for creative, driven and ambitious people to join our business.

Why Mason Alexander

We are a company that moves quickly, celebrates creativity, and gives its people a platform to be themselves and be successful. We don’t do boring, and we don’t do office politics. We make mistakes and we learn from them. We are focused on progress, purpose and developing as individuals and as a company.

MA is passionate about supporting each of our employees by building equitable and inclusive policies, programs, and practices. It is important that each individual shares similar passions and is committed to helping develop our strategies over time.

We are proud to be different and celebrate that. Flexible working; 4 hour Fridays; work from where you want; we celebrate crazy ideas which mean there are many more to come! This company is evolving and moving quickly – if you like to move fast, then we should talk!

The Role

Mason Alexander is looking to hire a solicitor or barrister, to join our team as in-house Legal Counsel. We are ideally looking to hire someone on a part-time basis so this may suit someone looking for better work / life balance. This is a broad role and will cover areas of employment, data protection, commercial contracts and any other general ad hoc legal duties required.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic and driven to join and aid us as we grow and look to expand across the EU and US. If you are commercially focused with excellent communication and drafting skills this could be the position for you. Reporting to  our CEO and working with an experienced and supportive team; you must be confident in your ability to work with, support and advise internal stakeholders from across the business, including senior management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Employee Relations serving as a trusted advisor to HR and key business stakeholders in all areas of employment law
  • Partner with HR on internal investigations into employee relations matters
  • Providing guidance on international regulations as we expand into EU / USA
  • Develop and maintain relevant internal data privacy policies and training
  • Assist in advising on privacy and data security matters impacting the business
  • Drafting, issuing, negotiating contracts, terms and conditions and policies
  • Provide comprehensive, accurate and practical advice regarding various legal issues including corporate/commercial, regulatory, privacy, and IP matters
  • Support the Directors in a variety of Corporate/ Company Secretarial matters including assistance with Board meetings and documentation.
     

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a minimum of 3+PQE
  • In-house legal experience desired but not essential
  • Experience in the areas of employment law, data protection, commercial contracts, general commercial law
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

We Offer

  • We are a digital first business which gives you the autonomy to work from where you want
  • We offer a very flexible working environment including our 4 & 4 model – 4 normal days Monday – Thursday and 4 hours on a Friday
  • A clear career path which provides opportunities for learning and growth
  • Full WFH set up including laptop, desk, chair and screen
  • Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme

What we are looking for in someone

  • Collaborative, fast-moving, and loves a dynamic environment
  • Excited to go above and beyond for customers
  • Ability to assess customer needs and identify gaps
  • Loads of creativity and doesn’t conform to “standard”
  • Able to build rapport and establish credibility with account stakeholders
  • Approaches everything with energy and enthusiasm
  • Takes their work seriously but not themselves
  • Makes MA a more fun place to be