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Senior Solicitor, Strategic Projects/legal Team


Senior Solicitor, Strategic Projects/Legal Team, Dublin

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Date: 8 Apr 2024

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Senior Solicitor, Strategic Projects/Legal Team

Location: 10 Molesworth Street, Dublin - Currently hybrid working with 2/3 days per week in the office.

This role is being offered on a permanent, full-time basis.

  • Are you seeking a new in-house challenge with a dynamic legal team that supports a diverse range of corporate and commercial transactions, while also achieving a healthy work-life balance?
  • Are you a qualified solicitor in Ireland, with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in large scale transactions?
  • Can you demonstrate that you are interested in supporting exciting strategic initiatives with a commercial and pragmatic mindset and strong stakeholder management skills?

About the Role:

We are inviting applications for a Senior Solicitor on the Corporate/Strategic Projects Legal Team, within the Legal & Corporate Governance in AIB Group. This role is an exciting position, working on strategic initiatives for AIB Group in a fast-paced environment with a mixture of advisory and transactional work. This role will join a dedicated team of minimum [22] solicitors.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Strategic and Special Projects:

Our legal work is evolving with AIB’s inorganic acquisitions and technology transformation projects. This role will support some of the more complex and strategic AIB Group outsourcings and technology contracts and include material and critical outsourcings.

Joint Ventures:

Our Group structure is changing, and this role will be dedicated to supporting our new and existing joint ventures for all legal advice and contractual arrangements.

Competition Law and Company Law:

This role will assist the team in respect of: Enhancing and development AIB’s competition law competency, as well as company law affecting AIB Group and responsible for devising and implementing guidelines, procedures, and training, where applicable.

What you will bring:

Confidence and Competence

  • Flexibility, adapting to changing events and environment.
  • Attention to detail, demonstrating a concern for accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Communicates with clarity and precision while accurately juggling priorities.
  • Strategic mindset, drives commercial outcomes and aids sound business decisions.

Stakeholder Management

  • Instils trust, gaining the confidence and trust of colleagues, clients and stakeholders.
  • Engage, advocate, influence and present to senior stakeholders within AIB Group.
  • Providing a clear and impactful legal viewpoint on relevant legal issues in order to facilitate decision making.
  • Developing strong relationships with business areas, understanding their strategic objectives and requirements, and establishing communication networks.

Legal Risk Assessment

  • Supporting AIB Group in the identification, assessment and mitigation of legal risks arising in their corporate and commercial strategic projects.

Life at AIB

At AIB, we have a clear purpose, to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.

We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live. Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements. More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.

AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at

If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at

By when? Closing date is 22nd April 2024.


Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.

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