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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

Skills/Experience:

  • 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.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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John Cronin
  • Manager | Legal Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4485631
  • jcronin@morganmckinley.com