Legal Counsel- Dublin

Legal Counsel

€70,000 per annum

Kendal Nutricare Europe

A distributor of food items based in Dublin, Ireland dealing with suppliers and customers worldwide.

The Role

To effectively ensure legal conformity and minimise probability of exposure by overseeing the legal aspects of our business, safeguarding our reputation by guaranteeing that the company strictly follows law guidelines; and give legal advice to management about all relevant issues.

This role will be hybrid remote, Dublin, and can be part or full time.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Give accurate and timely advice to Directors and Senior Management in a variety of legal topics (labour law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues.
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defence strategies.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights.
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces.
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organisation.
  • Conduct this work with integrity and responsibility.
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

What we would like you to have:

  • BCL degree in Law.
  • Proven Legal experience in a business environment.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation.
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.
  • Outstanding communication skills.

What you’ll get from us:

The opportunity to work for the fastest growing infant milk brand in Europe, alongside a young talented team dedicated to serving thousands of passionate customers.

We offer to all our employees:

  • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) with additional holidays granted each year for the first 5 years of employment
  • A pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If this sounds like a role for you please email our team (recruitment@kendalnutricare.com) with your CV and a note on why you’re right for the job — we can’t wait to meet you!