Senior Solicitor (In House)

Solicitor Dublin, In House
Your new company

We are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a high profile client in Dublin for a Senior Solicitor to join their team as an In House Lawyer and Compliance Officer.

Your new role

In your new position of Senior Solicitor and Compliance Officer, you will be responsible for managing the legal department reporting to the Chief Operating Officer with significant interaction with both internal and external stakeholders and you will be a key member of the organisations COO Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Chief Compliance Officer responsible for ensuring compliance with legal obligations and governance.
  • Provides key legal and compliance service to all departments within the organisation.
  • Leads by example by maintaining professional standards and confidentiality.
  • Manages legal department team encompassing Child Welfare and Safeguarding.
  • Budget Management experience.
  • Stakeholder Management – maintaining transparency, fairness and accountability.
  • Drafting of constitutions, rules and regulations.
  • Successfully managing and dealing with complaints.
  • Dealing with all Legal issues that arise within the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Third level Degree in Law or equivalent.
  • 5+ years post qualification experience as a practising solicitor, across a broad range of legal areas.

Key Skills and Experience Required

  • Knowledge of Irish legal/regulatory matters essential.
  • Strong I.T. skills.
  • Experience in the management of multiple cases with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experienced in managing numerous stakeholders.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Company Secretarial experience an advantage.
  • Experienced in developing and influencing policies, manuals and procedures.
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge of rules and regulations is desirable.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary is on offer for you in this role.

What you need to do now

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Job type:
Government & Public Services
Dublin North/Meath
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Patrick McDonald, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin

26/27a Grafton Street, Dublin

Telephone: 02890446911

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