In-house Legal Counsel - Ziff Davis

Legal Santry, Dublin


Position at Ziff Davis

About Us:

J2 Global is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, RetailMeNot,, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, eVoice, iContact, Campaigner, VIPRE, IPVanish and KeepItSafe in its Cloud Services business.

The Role:

We have a great opportunity for an ambitious, business- minded, commercial/corporate solicitor to join our growing global Legal team. This role would suit a generalist who has a keen interest in working collaboratively with a mid-size legal team

We are looking for a qualified Lawyer with 3+ years PQE, working in either an In-house legal department or Multinational company. This role will have great exposure across our J2 Global Divisions - Cloud Services & Digital Media and has the exciting opportunity of working with various teams across the globe.

The role will primarily be based from our Head Office in Santry, Dublin but we are currently working remotely at present.

Key Duties:

  • Drafting and negotiating a high volume of commercial contracts and providing responsible, timely, and top-quality client service
  • Assisting with data privacy issues so knowledge in this area would be highly beneficial also being familiar with trademark, copyright & advertising laws.
  • You will be the companies’ resource for contract & privacy related queries and processes and will be the main point of contact that the business will rely on for expertise and guidance.
  • You will develop, implement and continually improve company and team processes and procedures and contribute in other areas as and when required
  • Assisting with due diligence on M&A transactions

About You:

  • Qualified lawyer within Ireland or the UK, with a minimum of 3 years PQE experience (In-house or a multinational environment)
  • Ability to prioritise and manage deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent communicator with strong organisational skills, attention to detail as well as drafting and negotiation skills
  • Diligent and proactive, have demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment, be able to interface effectively with business teams and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to maintain strong working relationships with internal clients
  • Sound and practical business judgment including flexibility, creativity and good judgment in managing legal risks
  • Data Privacy & GDPR knowledge would be highly beneficial
  • Experience in working across domestic and international jurisdictions

If you are interested but not ready to apply, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our recruiters on LinkedIn for a quick chat and to discuss the role further.

We look forward to welcoming you into our massive J2 family.