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Legal Counsel

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00644775

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Job Title: Legal Counsel
Level:      Associate Manager
Location: Dublin

Job Description:
  • This role will provide day to day legal support across our Innovation operations and manage the legal review and approval process for all transactions involving Accenture Intellectual Property. 
  • Provide day-to day-legal support for our Innovation operations, including to:
  • Provide end-to-end legal support for ongoing Innovative projects;
  • Review, draft and negotiate a broad spectrum of client and vendor agreements including Intellectual Property, Innovation, Research and Development, trade and industry memberships, Procurement and Marketing.
  • Work directly with Senior Leadership, assigned Legal SMEs, Commercial Teams and Project Leads;
  • Provide legal support to corporate functions in Ireland;
  • Provide legal support for Innovative events;
  • Assist with other aspects of legal support for corporate functions and innovation centres, as required;
  • Manage the approval and legal review process for all Intellectual Property (IP) transactions;
  • Deal with ad hoc legal queries.
Required Skills:
  • Qualified Irish Solicitor ideally with a minimum of 3-5 years’ PQE.
  • Proven experienced in providing legal advice in the following areas: Contracting, IP, Technology, Data Privacy, and Legal Operational Support.
  • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles particularly as they relate to high-tech and digital sectors.
  • Ability to exhibit excellent analytical and critical thinking, creativity, and judgment.
  • Experience of working within a collaborative, cross-disciplinary and global environment.
  • Comfortable working and communicating with Senior Leadership.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritise and work under a tight schedule. 
  • IT literate including a good working knowledge of Excel, Work, Outlook and PowerPoint or other such similar applications.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 460,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

 Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 

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