Commercial Legal Counsel

Business Support
Job Type:
Dublin, Ireland

The role: Commercial Legal Counsel

We are looking for a Commercial Legal Counsel to join our busy and dynamic legal team in our Dublin office.

Why we need you:-

As Commercial Legal Counsel you will be working with the Group’s commercial legal team; and reporting into the Group’s Senior IT/IP Counsel; you will be asked to provide legal support and have responsibility for a wide variety of legal commercial technology and general commercial matters across the Group, within Europe and internationally.

You’ll provide first class legal advice to all Group departments requiring legal advice on commercial technology and general commercial issues. Whilst also, working within agreed guidelines and framework: draft, review and negotiate commercial technology and general commercial contracts and documents. The role also requires you to assist with the updating of in-house commercial technology and general commercial precedents.

You will be facilitating through to completion of all stages of commercial technology and general commercial agreements, as well as, developing and maintaining relationships with third party law firms and internal business personnel. You’ll be work closely with product teams across all verticals, technology, finance, marketing and tax teams to provide legal direction and advice, appropriately balancing risk and reward of projects. Whilst also contributing with the review and improvement of processes on an ongoing basis.

Who are we looking for:-

As Commercial Legal Counsel you will be a qualified lawyer in Ireland and have 2/3 years post qualified experience in private practice or in-house at a technology company. You will have proven commercial drafting, reviewing and negotiating expertise in respect of a wide range of general commercial and commercial technology documents with a good grasp of intellectual property law.

You’ll have excellent professional written skills with first class attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, ability to lead complicated projects with senior level stakeholders. We also require you to have high levels of self-motivation, ability to work autonomously and manage own work load.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:-

Experience working in the online gaming industry, either in-house or in private practice is desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we can provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Dublin.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme. You can make the most of our personal

interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 EUR as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

We have a canteen which offers hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch and we contribute €3 daily towards this. In addition, there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks and an onsite gym (if you’re into that kind of thing).

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Dublin service office in the legal department.