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In-House Legal Counsel - Cork/Remote

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Job Summary

  • Cork City
  • Permanent
  • MMK822215
  • Jul 13, 2022
  • €90k - €120k
Job Description

Morgan McKinley has been exclusively retained to source a Technology Corporate Counsel for a US cyber-security software MNC that has set up its European office in Cork.

This is the first legal hire outside the US and you will be part of a team of 15 legal practitioners. It is a hybrid position-remote with one or two days on-site at the Cork office per week reporting into the Assistant General Counsel in the US.

What You Will Do:
The successful candidate will be an experienced corporate counsel with considerable experience
drafting and negotiating global technology commercial, channel-related and procurement agreements. Some specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing, drafting, structuring, and negotiating a variety of complex commercial and procurement agreements, including inbound and outbound technology licenses, master services agreements, subscription agreements (including SaaS), marketing agreements, and OEM/procurement agreements both in EMEA and the US
  • Partnering with internal clients to facilitate efficient and accurate contract review, providing practical, actionable advice to overcome challenges
  • Advising and assisting internal stakeholders in the development and maintenance of standard contract terms and templates on a project-by-project basis
  • Conducting training and education on approved contracting processes and best practices
  • Ensuring all contracts align with the company's policies and risk tolerances


  • You will be a qualified lawyer with 5-10 years PQE experience, of which some must be in-house experience in a technology company
  • Significant experience and confidence negotiating complex agreements
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced work environment
  • Professional maturity to take ownership of various assignments with limited supervision
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of contract and related matters
  • Exceptional attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Able to handle high-stress situations in a professional, business-like manner
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Able to effectively present information to groups of managers, clients, and customers (both internally and externally)

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

John Cronin
  • Manager | Legal Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4485631