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The Central Bank of Ireland is a unique organisation in Ireland where we offer great opportunities to learn about and work in the areas of Central Banking and Financial Regulation and a real insight into the Financial Services industry.

The success of the Central Bank of Ireland rests on the calibre of our staff. We value our employees and offer opportunities to work on real policy issues and to make a difference. We also offer many secondment opportunities to work at a European level on important central banking and financial services issues.  

We look for a good balance between strong technical knowledge, relevant experience and the ability to demonstrate our key competencies. If you are interested in a challenging role, at any stage in your career, apply now.    

General Counsel role

The Central Bank of Ireland is responsible for both Central Banking and Financial Regulation. Our activities are embodied in our mission “Safeguarding Stability and Protecting Consumers.”

The Central Bank of Ireland is recruiting for the position of General Counsel, which will report to the Director of Resolution and Corporate Affairs. This is a key role within the Central Bank of Ireland and will entail the provision of expert legal advice to the Governor, Commission, Deputy Governors (Central Banking and Financial Regulation), Chief Operating Officer and all related directorates and divisions within the Central Bank. The successful candidate will also represent the Central Bank as a legal expert in international and domestic fora, including participation in pan-European committees and working groups.This role is for a fixed term period of five years.

Application Details
Closing date: 27 March 2015

For further information please contact Ellen Roche, PwC, at

Applications should be sent to

The Central Bank of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
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