Head of Legal

  • Competitive salary + extensive benefits package on offer
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 12 Oct 18

Are you a commercially minded solicitor with extensive experience in the banking sector and are looking to work in entrepreneurial and innovative organisation.


International financial services firm with a significant presence here in Ireland which offers lending, advisory and asset servicing products in the property sector. This is a very exciting opportunity to join an entrepreneurial and innovative international financial services firm which is expanding its operations and product lines here in Ireland.


  • This is a senior role which will involve managing a large legal team (approx. 20) and providing commercial legal advice to the senior leadership team for its operations in Ireland and the UK.
  •  You will be a member of the Irish Executive team and report into the CEO here in Ireland with a dotted line into Head of Legal Counsel for Europe.
  • Whilst working closely with all elements of the business a key element of this role will involve taking full responsibility for the negotiating and delivery of commercial contracts for this business.


  • You will be solicitor qualified to practice in Ireland with over 10 years experience from working in the banking / financial service sector.
  • Strong and demonstrated experience of negotiating and drafting commercial contracts in a fast moving and pressurised environment (investors, suppliers and external parties)
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills 



  • Competitive base salary
  • Extensive benefits including a large bonus element.


Please contact Robin Craig Director at Paragon Executive for a confidenial discussion and to view the full job description.