Legal Counsel

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, London
Salary
£68000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2021

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Your new company
This organisation utilises research and development gained between engineers and scientists to advance the growth of a specific type of biological therapy to treat disease. They work alongside individuals within industry and academia to develop these therapies for health services over the world. Due to growth within the organisation, they are looking to increase their Legal team by appointing a Legal Counsel based in London.

Your new role
The purpose of this role is to support the Head of Legal in providing advice on a wide variety of contractual and legal situations. This is a wide-ranging role covering many aspects of legal practice for example property leases, collaboration agreements, clinical trial agreements, IP licenses, sales terms and conditions. You will be one of the legal experts for the company and the role also includes the responsibility to advise the business on compliance matters. As such the successful candidate needs a broad knowledge of contract law along with an interest in expanding their working knowledge in other diverse areas of legal practice.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role, you will need to be a qualified solicitor at 2PQE+ (as a guide only). You will ideally have a few years' experience of drafting and negotiating large and complex commercial contracts as well as experience of licensing, service agreements, data sharing, clinical trials agreements using and amending the NHS/ABPI/BIA template agreements - although this is not essential. Experience of dealing with IP contracts will be beneficial. In terms of key competencies, you will have the ability to quickly establish credibility, build rapport and trust with internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
In return you a competitive salary and flexible benefits package, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront and aid the development of new therapies for existing and new diseases which is very prevalent in the current climate. You will gain experience in a broad position and have autonomy within the role. The legal team is high-performing, collaborative and you can draw upon the knowledge of the team's existing experts. Office based but flexible working options available.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' 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.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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