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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    Ireland

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Ziggy De Boe Agnew

  • Job ref:

    5386

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

About this Role

Our client, a leading financial services company based out of Shannon is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to provide legal support for supplier contracts and support the Residential and Commercial teams.

Key Responsibilities Commercial Contracts

  • Lead the commercial contracts process to balance mitigating risk and best business outcomes.

  • Work closely with the business functions to draft and support negotiation of complex contract agreements with clients, third parties and other entities.

  • Guide the business functions with practical and solutions advice whilst ensure risks are mitigated.

  • Review existing contracts templates agreements to ensure compliance.

  • Review legacy agreements to ensure compliance

  • Keep up to date on existing law as required to determine its impact on agreements and the business.

    Litigation

  • Complete all relevant legal documentation relating to Mortgage court cases.

  • Instruct solicitors on the commencement and progress of the mortgage recovery.

  • Communicate effectively to the business in relation to changes in legislation and legal policies.

  • Make recommendations on cases based on input from external solicitors and internal account reviews

  • Preparation of accounts for review by the Account Review Committee providing case progress and minutes

    Compliance through Risk Management

  • Ensure all tasks are conducted in a manner compliant with all policies, procedures and legislative requirements

  • Project involvement:

  • Involvement in a variety of projects as directed by Management Team which support the

    businesses overall strategy

    Skills & Experience

  • Qualified Solicitor. 3-5 years PQE with a general practice background essential

  • Commercial contracts up to date and aligned with relevant legislation

  • Relevant legal experience gained in the financial services sector (desirable)

  • All Legal and Recoveries timelines and service levels are completed within target time frame.

  • Any new risks identified have been discussed / referred to management and an action plan is put in place

  • Relevant legal experience gained in the areas of commercial contracts and litigation

  • Knowledge of relevant mortgage legislation and industry requirements which may impact across the industry