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Legal Counsel

Dublin, Ireland · Legal & Compliance

Seeking a lawyer or company secretary to primarily service our South American business, though the scope of this role will have global reach. The successful candidate will sit within the legal team and will report to the Global Head of Corporate Governance. 


  • To assist in establishing an effective Board structure and company secretary function in Brazil, and then the rest of the region

  • To establish controls for corporate compliance obligations and to prepare statutory filings

  • Manage the administration of all Board meetings including the board pack, agenda and minutes

  • Maintain the minute book and statutory registers and records

  • Dealing with queries from all parts of the business including corporate development, finance, tax, compliance as well as external queries from auditors, potential investors, etc

  • Assist in new group entity formations and incorporations as required

  • Ad hoc projects as required


  • Fluent Portuguese

  • Spanish would be an advantage

  • Qualified Lawyer (preferably in Brazil)

  • Minimum of 5 years post qualified experience as a lawyer or company secretary

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail 

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