Legal Counsel - Dublin or Luxembourg

  • Dependent on Experience
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Dublin Leinster IE
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 02 Aug 18 2018-08-02

Reporting directly to the Head of Legal (Institutional and Wholesale) we require an experienced lawyer in supporting primarily the wholesale distribution business, distribution and marketing of our client and their third-party funds, commercial agreements, and projects

The Role:

·Providing legal advice to the distribution and institutional business across Europe from the Dublin or Luxemburg office

·Drafting and negotiating of various agreements (including complex multi-territory distribution agreements), investment management agreements and other commercial agreements related to the mutual fund and institutional businesses

·Supporting business initiatives of the retail and other business areas, including the new brokerage business including in relation to agreements with institutional clients, fund managers and other product providers

·Supporting the UK and wider European wholesale retail distribution process, covering distribution contracts with banks, platforms, insurance companies and other intermediaries

·Providing legal support and advice to Compliance and other Global Oversight functions, sales and marketing teams, and customer services. Develop contact with other lawyers and with key business owners/clients

·Maintaining up to date knowledge of key applicable law and industry best practice

·Ensure the appropriate management of legal risks

·Respond to ad-hoc requests for legal advice on a wide variety of matters


The person:

  • Fully Qualified commercially thinking lawyer with solid and relevant experience - Candidate can be qualified in the UK, Ireland or another country ideally with 3+years PQE
  • Relevant experience in financial services, primarily with regard to funds, including an understanding of applicable rules and regulatory framework as well as the relevant European regulations
  • confident dealing with people, have a flexible and commercial attitude, and excellent organisational skills.
  • Technical knowledge of UK/European mutual fund products an advantage
  • Solid knowledge of corporate and general commercial law
  • Good drafting (in English language) and other legal skills
  • Ability to work and manage projects under minimum supervision
  • Positive, pro-active attitude suited to being a team member within a dynamic business environment


This position is a highly unique opportunity to join a global growing institution and great career advancer and an opportunity to expand on your existing experience.


For a private and confidential conversation and for a full job description please contact

Ciarán O Connell on 01-8746770.