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Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: £70,000 - £100,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: em-2105
  • Sector: Compliance, Legal
Job Description

Our client is a leading multinational investment bank and financial services company that operates across several locations worldwide. They are currently seeking someone to join their team in Dublin as VP in Legal.

The role will consist of providing legal support and legal risk management on Markets business and especially on regulatory matters. The successful candidate will have regular exposure to external law firms, as well as colleagues in other infrastructure teams such as compliance, strategy and regulatory relations.



•             Assist the General Counsel on all matters of EU and Irish regulatory developments affecting the Markets business.

•             Regulatory initiatives and strategic projects: support regulatory and strategic projects (e.g. regulatory and migration projects).

•             Contribute to devising and implementing enhancements process and solutions to reduce or minimize the legal risk.

•             Deliver training and education to the businesses and Infrastructure teams on topical issues, legal risks and regulatory, as appropriate.

•             Strong understanding of legal risk; identify, analyse and communicate risks, escalating risk and control issues appropriately, assisting in the coordination between clusters and the different legal team involved.

•             Identify and drive risk mitigation, efficiency and cost saving initiatives

•             Communication of commercial consequences of legal risk issues to the impacted business areas



•             Qualified lawyer with 5-7 years of experience in banking and financial law and regulatory matters gained in either private practice or in-house.

•             Excellent knowledge of the MiFID directive and financial markets infrastructure environment

•             Demonstrable knowledge and experience of Risk Management.


If this sounds like a role you are interested in please send in you CV to

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