In House Commercial and Contracts Counsel

Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£65000 - 85000 per year +
25 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
Full time
Contract type

Your new company

P2i is the global leader in liquid repellent nanotechnology and a technology solutions provider. For the past decade, our research and development team have been perfecting P2i’s unique technology. Our patented pulsed plasma process delivers ultra-thin hydrophobic nano coatings on entire 3D products, which provide the highest levels of liquid repellency from humidity and weather, to splashes and spills and even accidental submersion. 

We are the only company in our sector who are proven in mass production, and have years of experience integrating our technology into manufacturing lines and providing world class service and support. 

Our commercial expertise and proven success in mass production across multiple market sectors is unparalleled. P2i have an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with a portfolio of world renowned clients, offering a stimulating and innovative place to work. 

You're new role

This job opportunity exists to work closely with our Group In-house Counsel on all aspects of our legal services to both internal and external customers across our global nanotechnology business, with a particular focus on APAC (China and Taiwan). 

Working closely with the Group In-house Counsel in our Milton Park office in Oxfordshire you will work on a wide variety of commercial contracts that include but are not limited to: NDAs, IP licenses, review and drafting of supplier contracts, consultancy agreements, agency agreements etc. From time to time, additional support around data protection, regulatory work, corporate support and IP management may also be required. 

What you'll need to succeed 

You will be a qualified solicitor 5-8+ PQE with proven commercial contracts experience (NDAs, IP licenses, review and drafting of supplier contracts, consultancy agreements, agency agreements etc) ideally working for an international company, dealing with cross-border issues (particularly in APAC is desirable). You will work on a number of key accounts independently within the team supported by both internal and external counsel. 

Must have: 

  • Qualified Solicitor 5-8+ years PQE
  • Commercial Contracts experience (NDAs, IP licenses, review and drafting of supplier contracts, consultancy agreements, agency agreements etc)
  • IT /Technology sector experience
  • APAC experience
  • Data Protection


  • APAC language skills
  • Intellectual Property portfolio management
  • Patents
  • Chemistry sector experience

What you'll get in return 

A collaborative, supportive and intellectually stimulating place to work. A Group General Counsel, who is hands on and technically referred to as "brilliant". A very competitive salary and benefits package. This business are always keen to develop their people and invest a lot into their staff. There is potentially a view to progress this role to a permanent position within the Group in the future, however, it could equally suit someone looking for a long term contract.

What you need to do now  

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or contact Monique Davis 01189070324 to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. This is a Hays Exclusive role, third party applications will be forwarded to Hays for consideration.

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