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Legal Counsel

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
North West England
£50000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
16 Feb 2021
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Job Title: Legal Counsel

Salary: Up to £70,000 basic

Location: North West

Flexibility: All remote due to Covid. Some flexibility post-Covid restrictions but there will be office based requirements in Manchester so this must be feasible.

My client, are a global pharmaceutical business, who are looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join their growing legal team, working closely with the Head of Legal on a wide array of legal matters.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for advising on the below areas:

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts (incl. manufacturing, supply, distribution, licensing, IT/Technology agreements etc…).
  • Advise senior stakeholders within the business on a wide range of legal and commercial business matters.
  • Working with external counsel on various ad-hoc legal matters, including Corporate, Compliance, Property, Employment matters etc…

The ideal candidate will have/be the following:

  • UK qualified Solicitor from 2 PQE upwards.
  • Demonstrable experience acting in a commercial legal capacity.
  • In-house experience from any sector would be an added bonus

Please apply using an up to date CV and I'll be in touch to discuss further.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Find Us
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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