Legal Council

Location Dublin West, Dublin
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Joanne Duffy
Job Ref DW 0000201

Job Description

Main responsibilities:

  • Review of Enterprise Marketing collateral including, but not limited to, incentives, prize draws, promotions, advertising and campaigns for channel and end users, product marketing, events and hospitality
  • Assist in managing dedicated mailbox for legal marketing queries.
  • Review and provide advice on Enterprise related press releases
  • Review, draft and provide advice on licensing programs, templates and licensing program collateral
  • Supporting the Compliance team on license enforcement

  • Supporting EMEA, APJ & Global Legal team members on ad hoc projects - as directed.

Personal Profile:

  • A legal degree or equivalent, preferably specialized in contract/commercial law
  • 3-5 years' experience gained in a corporate environment, either in a multinational company (preferable) or in private practice
  • Knowledge of IT sector, especially SAAS business models highly desirable
  • Highly organized and able to prioritise own workload to meet deadlines
  • Self-disciplined, able to work without supervision, yet must operate as a team-player
  • Enthusiastic, keen to learn and develop; must have a positive, "can-do", and willing attitude to take on new projects or challenges
  • Good communication skills; capable of dealing with external customers as well as internal customers
  • Able to produce accurate work with attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with a 'multi-site' team based across EMEA
  • Innovative; able to review and potentially improve working practices.Essential Requirements:
  • Fully qualified lawyer (UK and/or other EMEA or International jurisdiction) with excellent academic background
  • Sound working knowledge of commercial, marketing, IT/IP law preferably gained in an international environment
    • IT Literate, with working knowledge of using Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • Fluent in English (other languages desirable) Desirable Qualifications:
    • Experience of working in an in-house legal department or private practice
    • Experience & knowledge of relevant laws and legal systems in other jurisdiction(s) in Europe, Middle East & Africa region
    • Experience of researching and advising on a variety of legal issues
    • Knowledge of technology & current trends in software / IT industry
    • Ability to research, extract and manipulate data to produce reports and presentations for the team.

Personal Attributes

  • A strong interest in and knowledge of technology and current trends in the software/IT industry
  • Customer-oriented, able to offer solutions based counselling to the business