Legal Counsel

Full Time
  • Apply Before : 11th July 2024
  • Salary: £60,000.00 - £80,000.00 / Annually

Job Detail

  • Remote Work No

Job Description

Title: Legal Counsel

Salary: £70-80,000

Location: London, Cambridge, Oxford

Role Type: On-site, Permanent


We are currently partnered with a global pharmaceutical company working to create treatment for chronic conditions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support on a wide range of issues, including regulatory compliance, intellectual property, contracts and corporate governance.
  • Review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts including MSAs, licences, collaboration, confidentiality agreements.
  • Collaborate with the IP team to protect the company’s IP portfolio.
  • Support and manage litigation matters, working with external counsel as necessary.
  • Corporate secretarial activities.



  • Qualified solicitor in England & Wales.
  • 3-5 years PQE gained in-house at life science organisation, or in private practice within life science sector (or both).
  • Degree in life science area (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, etc.) preferred but not essential.
  • Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to simplify complex legal jargon to both legal & non-legal stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in global cross functional teams.



  • Competitive bonus scheme.
  • Share options.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days holiday, private healthcare, and enhanced pension.

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