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Legal Advisor – Corporate M/F

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General information


Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players [1], offers its 100 million clients - retail, institutional and corporate - a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets.

With its six international investment hubs [2], financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.

Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 5,300 employees in 35 countries. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages more than €2.0 trillion of assets [3].

Amundi, a trusted partner, working every day in the interest of its clients and society

[1] Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2022, based on assets under management as at 31/12/2021
[2] Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
[3] Amundi data including Lyxor as at 31/03/2022

By working every day in the interest of society, we are a group committed to diversity and inclusion. All our positions are open to people with disabilities.  



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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Legal

Job title

Legal Advisor – Corporate M/F

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

Who we are looking for?


We are looking for a Legal Advisor to join our Corporate Legal team. The successful candidate will enjoy an extremely broad range of work and provide support to the ten person Amundi Ireland legal team, as well as our parent company in France (working in collaboration with French legal colleagues) and other asset management locations within the Amundi Group (working in collaboration with the over 100 legal colleagues across Europe).


Why this role is important to us?


This team of 3 corporate lawyers (part of the ten person Dublin legal department) plays an important role both locally and globally on a wide variety of contractual and regulatory matters including intergroup and client investment management and advisory agreements, outsourcing/procurement and general corporate work, and commercial agreements. The Corporate Legal team are also centrally involved in the drafting and negotiation of software as a service agreements as part of the sale of Amundi Technology services for Amundi’s new tech platform to the global financial services market.  


What you will be responsible for?


Client investment management agreements:

To draft, review and negotiate:

  • Investment management agreements relating to the provision of portfolio management services on behalf of various entities within the Amundi Group to key third party institutional clients/pension funds;
  • Investment advisory agreements with key third party institutional clients/pension funds and other entities in the Amundi Group.


  • Support the drafting and maintenance of both external client and group intercompany outsourcing and procurement agreements in accordance with Central Bank outsourcing guidance and best market practice.
  • Provide legal support to the Amundi Technology business line for all non-French clients (including NDAs, Software as a Service Subscription Agreements, client due diligence etc.) and local support as required on specific areas such as operational resilience.


  • To advise and support on a variety of legal/regulatory issues (e.g. outsourcing, GDPR, UCITS, MIFID II, fund corporate governance code, CBI rules) where necessary, with support from legal colleagues.

Management Company:

  • Support Amundi’s management company activities including delegation of investment management activities.



Supplementary Information

What you will be responsible for cont'd:


  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts (including software licences, service level agreements, purchasing contracts, outsourcing agreements, NDAs, & letters of engagement).
  • Assist with management of securities litigation for and on behalf of the Amundi Group funds.
  • Provide legal advice on a large number of corporate & commercial issues in a financial services environment.
  • Assist and support the Dublin based Legal Advisor (Corporate) and Dublin based Global Co-Head Corporate Legal as may be required.
  • The role will involve close collaboration with other lawyers across the Amundi Group in Europe, Asia and U.S.
  • Research on areas of interest to Corporate Legal team, including applicable regulation.

We welcome applications from those who may be returning to work following a break or those who are at the beginning of their careers.

Position location

Geographical area

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Solicitor/barrister/lawyer with minimum of 1 yr PQE, ideally in one or more of the areas of corporate, commercial, finance, funds/ investment management.
  • Amundi supports further education such as the IOB Professional Certificate in International Investment Fund Services

Required skills

What we value for the role?

  • Attention to detail and strong drafting and negotiation skills combined with a practical approach to contract negotiation;
  • Good judgment, flexibility, enthusiasm, willingness to learn and improve every day and to take on additional responsibilities as necessary;
  • Ability to identify important contractual issues quickly and explain succinctly and in a commercial manner to non-lawyers;
  • Capable of working as part of a team, supporting an extremely dynamic global asset management business;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills; and
  • Previous experience of funds, asset management, investment management agreements, data protection, outsourcing would be an advantage, but is not essential.


English. French an added benefit (not a requirement).