Global Client looking for a Legal Counsel to join their team based in Dublin South. 1-2 years PQE in commercial contract negotiations experience preferably in an in-house role or leading law firm.
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Location: Dublin South, Ireland
Our client are a world-leading clinical research organisation. They are looking for a Legal Counsel to join their team in their Dublin office.
As Legal Counsel your primary focus will be to provide legal support and guidance.
Responsibilities will include:
Advising on and negotiating a wide range of client commercial contracts (e.g. master and standalone services agreements, confidentiality agreements, data privacy agreements, work orders, change orders and licensing agreements).
Advising internal stakeholders on a wide range of legal, corporate and compliance issues, disputes and any other legal matters that arise in the day to day operation of the business.
Managing various legal projects to completion in an efficient and effective manner and liaising with internal stakeholders in the business for input and support in such projects.
Managing and prioritizing workload in relation to timelines and client submissions.
Identifying inefficiencies in day-to-day operations and delivering on recommendations for process improvements.
Engaging and liaising with external counsel (managing and minimizing costs to the extent possible).
Undertaking other reasonably related duties (including administrative tasks) as may be assigned from time to time
What you will need:
Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 1-2 years PQE in commercial contract negotiations experience preferably in an in-house role or a leading commercial law firm. Previous experience in commercial law and/or commercial contracts essential.
Ability to independently evaluate complex legal concepts/issues and to provide concise commercially focused solutions in simple language to the business.
Strong interpersonal, organization and time management skills.
Strong influencing style, articulate and confident.
Self-starter with the ability to work under their own initiative with a very strong work ethic.
Excellent attention to detail with excellent drafting skills.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.