Legal Counsel

England, London
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Jack Wright
4 years
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Legal jobs London, in-house legal jobs London, legal counsel jobs London, commercial lawyer jobs London

Your new company
A nationally-renowned not-for-profit organisation within the life sciences industry with headquarters in Central London. This prestigious organisation serves to make scientific, educational and practical strides in the pharmaceutical industry, with a view to moulding and influencing the future of pharmaceutical services.

Your new role
Reporting to and supporting General Counsel, you will be using your extensive knowledge of commercial contracts to draft, negotiate and advise on a range of commercial agreements. You will also be advising on other areas of law that have a contractual nature, including employment and intellectual property rights matters. You will be personally responsible for managing a caseload and relied upon to provide clear and succinct advice on commercial and legal risk. You will be expected to build excellent relationships with business units across the company, and quickly establish yourself as a reliable advisor.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified solicitor with at least four years' (or equivalent) experience, acquired from a leading City or regional law firm. An in-depth knowledge of commercial and contract law is essential. You will be a pragmatic, efficient and influential individual, who will show all the traits to fast become an esteemed and trusted legal and commercial advisor within the organisation. You will have attained excellent academics.

What you'll get in return
Working for a truly prestigious organisation in the pharmaceuticals industry, you will be immersed in a close-knit team of solicitors which will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to learn from your colleagues in a collaborative environment. The company offers genuine long-term career prospects and an attractive salary and benefits package.

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