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Senior Legal Counsel

Ref: 77412

  • Highly Competitive Salary, Pension Benefits, Bens and Bonus
  • 07 Jul 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Senior Legal Counsel  

Joining a leading insurer based in Dublin this role reports directly into the Head of Legal.

The Senior Legal Counsel will provide in-house regulatory and governance legal advice across their Life & Pensions business in Ireland.

A key and strategically important legal team which delivers best in class legal advice and manages diverse client relationships across their UK & Ireland business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice with support to all areas of the business
  • Assist the Head of Legal and the Executive team with identification and prudent management of legal, regulatory and reputational risk
  • Act as “business enabler”, helping key decision makers to achieve commercial and strategic goals consistent with laws and regulations
  • General legal advice and assistance in relation to new and ongoing business initiatives, key programmes, services and product offerings.  
  • Commercial contract drafting, negotiations across agency / investment management / custody agreements


Qualified solicitor with ideally 7 years post-qualifying experience with a leading legal firm with a or in-house experience.

  • Financial Services / regulatory experience ideally life assurance and/or pensions experience
  • Commercially astute with proven ability to influence effectively, build business relationships and gain the trust of senior executives
  • Clear critical thinking underpinned by strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to work on own initiative in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, proven effectiveness at managing contract negotiations from inception to close
  • Commercial experience and experience with Outsourcing
  • Familiarity with Data Protection Law
  • Creative and innovative in problem solving
  • International perspective; effective across cultural boundaries

Remuneration Package

Highly Competitive

For a confidential discussion, please contact
Estelle Davis or email  / call on + 353 1 5927 844 Brightwater Executive or click the apply button below.

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