Job Description

AI & Data Services Counsel

Career Level: 7 - Manager

Location: Dublin, Ireland (hybrid working model)

Imagine being part of team that helps transform leading organisations and communities around the world! Even better, imagine working for the best company in Ireland.

At Accenture, we put innovation at the heart of everything we do and coupled with our core values of client value creation, one global network, respect for the individual, best people, integrity and stewardship, we offer jobs that provide unparalleled opportunities for career growth and job happiness!

We are a diverse team and our mission is to help our business to grow in a responsible, inclusive, and sustainable way, by providing early-stage legal advice and support in relation to the key business strategies and priorities.

This team also functions as the integrator between various other parts of the Legal team, coordinating between the multidisciplinary areas of deep expertise across the wider Legal team, to deliver one multidisciplinary Legal perspective to the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Global Services Legal teams to support the approach to service and product offering reviews related to AI and Data issues.
  • Working closely with the AI & Data Services Senior Counsel and the Centre for Data & Insights Legal lead, collaborate with other colleagues across Legal and Quality & Risk to:
  • Identify legal and regulatory risks and develop mitigation strategies and self-regulating governance strategies for handling AI and Data topics;
  • Build and enable best practice standards, frameworks and processes for AI and Data related offering development review; and support Accenture’s Ethics & Compliance team
  • Enable Accenture’s Sales & Delivery Legal team to efficiently handle day-to-day contracting, including developing contracting templates and mentorship and providing SME support to deal teams.
  • Supporting Accenture’s Ventures & Acquisitions Legal and business teams in evaluation of issues for acquisition targets, development and implementation of post-merger integration strategy.
  • Review, draft, and agree data licenses, sophisticated alliance, academic, and supplier technology transaction agreements related to client facing products and services.

The program will ensure Accenture meets contractual obligations, legal and regulatory requirements as well as voluntary commitments made in the fields of data governance and applied (artificial) intelligence, with a strong focus on bringing Accenture’s values and culture to life.


Your Skills and Experience

  • Shown experience in a corporate or law firm setting
  • Curiosity about and knowledge of data and information law, new technologies, data driven products and services, software embedded in devices, analytics, and artificial intelligence
  • Experience in risk identification, analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Understanding or willingness to learn applicable regulatory landscapes as required for the offerings, including with respect to evolving AI regulation and data/information laws
  • Experience crafting deals and evaluating commercial models for new product and service offerings
  • Knowledge or experience of data privacy issues, IP law, data licensing, experience with data licensing or monetization strategies.

Who you are

  • Commitment to a creative, inclusive, and diverse workplace
  • Collaborative, practical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to build a sense of belonging in a team and establish a common purpose inside the larger Accenture Legal department
  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global organization


Education: JD and admission in good standing with applicable bar association(s) (or their local equivalents)

Does this appeal to you? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounted gym membership, emergency caring facilities, and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

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 niche 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 build value for their partners. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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