Senior Legal Counsel

  • Salary: Up to £68.04 per hour PAYE
  • REF Number: 00056650
  • Consultant: Stephen Lord
  • Contact: 01246 457738
  • Date Published: 21.02.2024
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Harlow, Essex, Home Counties
  • Functional Expertise: Other

CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Legal Counsel to join a global pharmaceutical company, based in Harlow on a contract basis initially for 12 months.

Salary:

Hourly up to £68.04 PAYE or £89.06 Umbrella

Senior Legal Counsel Role:- Business partnering with relevant internal business units to provide pragmatic legal advice.

  • Supporting the Group Counsel and leading on various corporate governance initiatives, including mandatory filings, preparation of board meetings and attendance at internal compliance meetings, as necessary.
  • Providing corporate law advice and guidance as part of corporate re-organisation projects, both local and cross-jurisdictional.
  • Providing corporate law advice and project management on product disposals, if and when required.
  • Responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on contractual arrangements for the sourcing or development of new product lines (i.e. Alliance Management).
  • Providing contract law and strategic advice ona range of contract categories including, procurement of goods and/or services for various manufacturing sites at differing levels of complexity and value.

Your Background:

  • Law degree
  • Preferred post-qualification experience of roughly 5-7 years although candidates outside of this bracket will be considered
  • Law experience within the UK.
  • Strong technical contract law knowledge with experience of negotiating commercial contracts is essential.
  • Some Competition, IP and GDPR experience would be an advantage, or the ability to identify issues in these areas.
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical or health sector not essential but would be an advantage.
  • Experience of operating in an in-house legal function with proven commercial acumen and business partnering experience would be an advantage.

Company:

Our clients aim is to be a global leader in generics and biopharmaceuticals, improving the lives of patients across the world.

Location:

This role can be based from either Harlow or Castleford, and follows a hybrid working pattern with 3 days onsite in the offices.

Apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Senior Legal Counsel please contact the Key Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Please quote job reference 56650 in all correspondence.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK

Please note:

This role may be subject to a satisfactory basic Disclosureand Barring Service (DBS) check.

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