Legal Executive

Salary: Competitive

Location: Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin


Apply by: 19/10/2021

Legal Executive

Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

About the role

Tesco Ireland are currently seeking to appoint a Legal Executive. This role will involve supporting the legal team on matters such as corporate and commercial projects, corporate governance, licensing, legal budget management and a variety of litigation and contractual matters. Tesco is a fast moving business and is seeking a candidate who is a positive communicator, self-motivated, efficient and ambitious. The successful candidate will report to group legal, Head of Legal and Compliance (Ireland) and other senior Irish lawyers.

You will be responsible for


  • Working as part of the legal team on corporate, commercial, property and litigation matters
  • Assisting with projects and liaising directly with various teams throughout the business to ensure we live our values
  • Engaging with Suppliers to ensure they are signed up to Tesco T&C’s in line with Grocery Regulations
  • Assist with case and project management
  • Represent legal as part of internal project teams and report to line manager on key items for legal department
  • Obtaining and maintaining all permanent and temporary licences for our stores, head office and distribution centres to trade legally
  • Monitoring licensing compliance throughout the business and ensuring any changes are processed in a timely manner


  • Supporting the Compliance Manager with management of Annual Risk and Compliance Plan.
  • Management of Code of Business Conduct compliance across retail and head office.
  • Management of Annual Compliance Training programme.

Corporate Governance

  • Supporting preparation for monthly governance meetings and annual/ad hoc company filings 
  • Managing associate person lists and running due diligence processes
  • Assisting generally on governance projects and programmes
  • Provide training to relevant people in the business in areas such as directors duties, anti-bribery, grocery regulations and competition law

You will need

  • Experience in a corporate/commercial legal department
  • Ability to self-organise, manage and track large volumes of information
  • Experience of managing budgets and/or external payments
  • Experience of managing compliance/legal risks
  • Third Level Degree/Diploma in Law or Legal Studies would be an advantage
  • Strong computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to effectively organise, prioritise, and handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner 

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus Scheme*
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member)
  • Annual leave starting at 21 days
  • Save As You Earn Scheme*

*Rules of the scheme apply

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

Our core purpose is ‘Serving Irelands” shoppers a little better every day’.

Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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