Legal Services Manager

Posted 12 July 2022
LocationCounty Offaly
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOffice Support
Contact NameNicole Murphy

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Legal Services Manager for our client, based in Co. Offaly

This is a full-time, permanent position with a hybrid WFH policy.

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the legal team in supporting the business in the delivery of strategic projects, business developments

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Key duties and responsibilities:


  • Responsible for a multi-year title registration programme to ensure resolution of all title issues in advance of planning for strategic projects.

  • Manage the legal work programme of strategic projects in the business to deliver projects in line with the business unit’s objectives.

  • Support and participate in the negotiation of key commercial and procurement contracts and land and property transactions, leases, and licences.

  • Take a proactive approach in finding solutions to overcome obstacles and in the management and mitigation of risks.

  • Draft and review commercial agreements and liaise with external counsel on specialist matters where required.

  • Assess governance requirements and obtain necessary approvals, draft appropriate documents, and provide advice on general corporate governance issues.

  • Advise the business on legal issues affecting all aspects of their activities and recommend appropriate courses of action.

  • Participate in the preparation of annual and project budgets and resource plans.

  • Promote a culture of high performance, empowerment, and accountability.

What are we looking for?

  • Qualified Solicitor.

  • 10 years PQE plus 5 years in a managerial role.

  • Experience in title registration and understanding of complex title issues will be a clear advantage.

  • Track record in managing and leading teams in a project focused environment and managing all legal and governance aspects of large projects /transactions and delivering efficient and measurable services.

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