Assistant General Counsel - Dublin

Reference #: 92128
Status: Closed
Location: Dublin
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Date Posted: 2017-06-16
On behalf of our client, a global investment fund services firm are actively seeking an experienced, high-performing Assistant General Counsel to join their team. If you can retain authority, and possess a high degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas, then read on!
Responsibilities for this role include:
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating client contracts
  • Drafting documents and memoranda, present recommendations and negotiate agreements ensuring the company remains in compliance with applicable laws
  • Setting internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Supporting the General Counsel in addressing legal issues and providing sound legal advice
  • Supervising outside counsels
  • Providing day-to-day legal advice to clients
The ideal candidate:
  • University Degree or possess an internationally recognized Legal qualification
  • Must be knowledgeable in UCITS and AIFMD
  • At least 4 years relevant legal experience and sound knowledge of the Irish Funds industry with a focus on financial services, preferably investment funds
  • Must be qualified to practice law in Ireland
  • Ability develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Will demonstrate track record of providing a positive, creative, problem-solving approach to challenging legal issues
If you have excellent judgement and analytical skills then this might be the role for you, please apply!