In-House Legal Counsel

  • Region: Rest of Ireland

  • Location: Dublin

  • Sector: Legal

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: Negotiable

  • Reference: BBBH6007_1568311006

About this job

Our client, a global and progressive firm based in Dublin are looking to hire a Legal Counsel on a full time permanent basis. It would be to report into the Head of Legal with emphasis on regluation & data protection.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

This role is wide and varied and the key responsibilities include:

  • Draft and review of contracts and agreements (insurance contracts, intermediary contracts, reinsurance contracts as well as other agreements with external parties);
  • Liaise with partner companies to negotiate and finalise agreements;
  • Completion of research of insurance supervisory and health insurance laws of the jurisdictions in which they sells;
  • Research of legal requirements for sales arrangements and new products in other jurisdictions;
  • Provide legal support to new product development and new market entry projects as well as determining the legal impacts of such projects;
  • Product development advice (legal and regulatory);
  • Regulatory advice and research regarding AWC`s sales practices globally;
  • Manage applications for new and renewals of licenses required;
  • Managing relationships with external counsel and taking responsibility for external legal budget;

Behaviour/Values Required:

  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of departmental and cross-departmental teams
  • Strong Communication (verbal & written) and Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • High attention to detail & accuracy
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Customer Focused
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Questions the way things are done and seeks to improve processes

Experience Required

  • Qualified lawyer with minimum 3/4 years PQE
  • Experience in an in-house legal role required. Experience in a similar industry desirable
  • Excellent written English required

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