Corporate Counsel (Hybrid in Cork, Ireland)

Legal Cork, Ireland

What We Do:

Today the modern enterprise is an Enterprise of Things. We are on a mission to secure the Enterprise of Things with active defense by identifying, segmenting, and enforcing compliance of every connected thing. In real-time. And at scale. Our unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to focus on Zero Trust segmentation, IT/OT convergence, and OT/ICS innovation, all supporting our mission and vision.

Join us as we secure the world with our products. We are looking for resourceful individuals to collaborate as one team while ensuring a world-class customer experience. We are cyber-obsessed about addressing the world’s most challenging security problems. Innovation starts here, everyone’s ideas are valued, visionaries welcomed!

(This is a hybrid positionremote, and on-site at our Cork office)

What You Will Do:

The successful candidate will be an experienced corporate counsel with considerable experience drafting and negotiating global commercial, channel-related and procurement agreements. Some specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing, drafting, structuring, and negotiating a variety of complex commercial and procurement agreements, including inbound and outbound technology licenses, master services agreements, subscription agreements (including SaaS), marketing agreements, and OEM/procurement agreements both in EMEA and the US
  • Partnering with internal clients to facilitate efficient and accurate contract review, providing practical, actionable advice to overcome challenges
  • Advising and assisting internal stakeholders in the development and maintenance of standard contract terms and templates on a project-by-project basis
  • Conducting training and education on approved contracting processes and best practices
  • Ensuring all contracts align with the company’s policies and risk tolerances

What You Bring to Forescout:

  • JD degree and/or qualified solicitor with 5-10 years PQE experience
  • Significant experience and confidence negotiating complex agreements
  • Ability to thrive in a high-paced work environment
  • Professional maturity to take ownership of various assignments with limited supervision
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of contract and related matters
  • Exceptional attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Sense of humor and commitment to professionalism
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced PC skills required with expertise in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • DocuSign, SharePoint, and experience is a plus
  • Willingness to learn database management tools
  • Able to handle high-stress situations in a professional, business-like manner
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Able to effectively present information to groups of managers, clients, and customers (both internally and externally)
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and good follow-through skills necessary


Forescout is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.