Job Title : Professional Support Lawyer – Finance Department, Dublin.

Our Client, a top tier law firm in Dublin is looking for a Professional Support Lawyer to support their Finance Department.

The Role:

  • Developing and maintaining knowledge-based resources, including precedents, practice notes, checklists, FAQs etc. on specific topics.
  • Developing know-how culture with fee earners within Finance Department.
  • Keeping lawyers in the Finance Department up-to-date (on a structured weekly basis, and also via tailored updates as developments occur)
  • Developing and maintaining content for firm’s knowledge management systems, including an external client-facing microsite.
  • Regulatory development tracking in key areas.
  • Caselaw tracking on key topics.
  • Responding to day-to-day queries on practice points from fee earners across the firm.
  • Tracking market practices in Ireland, the UK and relevant EU Member States.
  • Promoting and monitoring consistent internal practices.
  • Arranging Department-wide seminars on topical issues.
  • Designing and delivery of L&D programmes for finance fee earners, including workshops for trainees, new-qualifiers, junior and senior associates.
  • Working closely with the L&D team to identify non-technical learning needs for finance fee earners.
  • Drafting client briefings, thought-leadership pieces, horizon-scanning notes and other external publications.
  • Assisting in arranging client seminars/webinars and knowledge-based client education.

The Person

  • Minimum 4 years relevant PQE in a top tier law firm.
  • The ideal candidate will have financial regulatory experience (ideally including investment funds). Experience in treasury products (ISDA, GMRA, GMSLA etc.) is also desirable
  • Excellent drafting skills, communication skills, presentation skills, project management skills, time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to influence senior individuals.
  • Positive attitude, with an ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to work flexibly on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Demonstrated interest in learning and development and design and delivery skills.
  • Demonstrated interest and literacy in IT.

Interested applicants should contact Vicki Weinmann in strict confidence on +353 1 6087713 or send your CV to vweinmann@keanemcdonald.com. Absolute discretion is assured.

 

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