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In House Legal Counsel Dublin

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A leading asset manager, provider of third-party loans and advisory services is now seeking a qualified solicitor from a general practice background with 3 years’ PQE to join their team, providing legal support and guidance to the commercial real estate lending team. This is full-time, permanent opportunity based in Dublin.

Your new role

Your primary focus will be to provide legal support and guidance to the commercial real estate lending team. You will also be required to provide legal support to the wider commercial real estate and mortgage operations teams, ensuring high levels of legal compliance, minimising risk and mitigating company loss through the management of the commercial lending portfolio. Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide up to date guidance and regulations that impact the commercial real estate lending function
  • Prepare and deliver internal education on key areas/issues and other legislative and regulatory developments
  • Take a lead role in selecting and instructing external legal counsel and managing the relationships with external legal advisors
  • Ensuring appropriate internal controls and systems are in place
  • Provide legal, advisory and full regulatory support to the commercial real estate lending function
  • Provide advice to the lending team around the legal aspects of structuring and executing commercial lending transactions in this jurisdiction
  • Support the business to bring high value, contentious litigation and conveyance cases to a satisfactory settlement and conclusion

What you'll need to succeed

You must be a fully qualified solicitor, with 3+ years PQE from a general practice background, knowledge of relevant mortgage legislation and a minimum of 1 years’ experience working in the areas of consumer credit/banking/finance/Irish financial services regulatory framework including data privacy.

What you'll get in return

You will receive the following benefits:
  • Laya Healthcare cover (subject to BIK)
  • Discretionary Bonus scheme
  • Employer Pension contribution scheme 20 days annual leave or 23 days for manager roles + 3 company days
  • Robust Further Education Policy
  • Health and Wellness programme which offers subsidised fitness classes
  • Generous reward and recognition programme
  • Tax saver travel scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Please contact Patrick McDonald today if you would like more detail on this job or to have a confidential discussion on your legal career. If you're looking for a new legal opportunity in a specific location Hays have a strategic office network spanning Ireland and the UK and a team of over 30 specialist legal recruitment consultants that can assist you with your job search.

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Job Type:
Legal Practice
Dublin City
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Talk to Patrick McDonald, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin

26/27a Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Telephone: 02890 446 911
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