Job Title :In-House Legal Director, Dublin

Our client, a highly reputable international organisation, is seeking to hire a Legal Director to join their expanding legal team.

The team has a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience and a reputation for the delivery and implementation of complex projects. 

This position presents an outstanding opportunity for the successful candidate to join a highly regarded team at senior level, working on diverse projects and gaining domestic and international career development.

 The Role:

  • Assisting in the managing and mentoring of a team of corporate lawyers
  • Drafting and negotiating the legal documentation necessary to effect corporate transactions and intergroup reorganisations, often in conjunction with the tax advisors
  • Assisting with M&A and de-merger transactions as well as corporate reorganisations
  • Drafting Business Transfer Agreements, Asset Transfer Agreements and Share Sale Agreements
  • Drafting Subscription and Shareholders’ Agreements as well as Joint Venture Agreements
  • Structuring and implementing management buy-outs and buy-ins
  • Carrying out legal due diligence in connection with M&A activity, trade sales and investment by way of venture capital or otherwise
  • Managing the legal requirements around inward and outward investment 
  • Liaising closely with clients in relation to the execution of transactions
  • Researching and resolving legal queries from clients
  • Participating in the delivery of training courses to staff

The Person:

  • A Corporate Lawyer at Senior Associate/Partner level in a law firm, or a Senior In-House Counsel/Head of Legal, qualified in a Common Law jurisdiction
  • Excellent knowledge of corporate law, preferably obtained within a Top 10 law firm environment
  • Minimum 8 years’ PQE in corporate transactional law
  • An in-depth understanding of the laws surrounding the Companies Act 2014
  • Familiarity with Restructurings and Pre-Acquisition Reserves
  • Excellent project management and interpersonal skills
  • A good manager, delegator and mentor
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive and enthusiasm

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious Senior Lawyer, offering a genuinely outstanding career path and an excellent remuneration package.

Interested applicants should contact Mared Roberts in strict confidence on +353 1 6087713 or send your CV to Absolute discretion is assured.


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