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Regional Legal and Compliance Counsel

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Legal & Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact email:

    ruth@phoenixrecruitment.ie

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-31

The Client:
A leading global specialist insurance organisation

The Opportunity: 

  • Join a dynamic financial services organisation that is part of a renowned global group

  • Work with an experienced global legal team

  • Work cross-functionally,  gaining excellent commercial experience advising the company on relevant legal & regulatory risks

  • Command a competitive financial package

Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide up-to-date professional legal advice across the business adopting a commercial approach

  • Draft, review and negotiate relevant contracts 

  • Advise and provide all relevant support to the business cross-functionally regarding existing and/or new product development 

  • Advise and assist on relevant ad hoc projects as appropriate to identify, assess, monitor, and anticipate potential legal risks for the business 

  • Manage external counsel relationship, instructions, and budget 

  • Manage litigation and administrative proceedings as appropriate 

  • Keep the business up to date on its relevant legal and regulatory and compliance obligations

  • Develop, maintain and embed the Compliance Framework. 

  • Maintain, monitor and review compliance processes and procedures 

  • Perform the role of Money Laundering Reporting Officer 

  • Provide relevant and effective compliance reporting to senior stakeholders in the business as required 

Key Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Qualified lawyer, minimum 4 years relevant PQE

  • Experience in Irish Insurance Law and Solvency II 

  • Experience in the Irish Private Mortgage Insurance Business would be an asset

  • Proven ability to effectively prioritise and multi-task 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to influence 

  • Self-motivated, commercial and solutions-focused