Assistant Legal Counsel

Wilmslow, Cheshire
10 Aug 2016
07 Sep 2016
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Assistant Legal Counsel
Wilmslow, Cheshire

A European facing role with a pioneering organisation looking to add to its legal capability

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance and regulatory compliance. Their innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academics and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 5,000 employees and is represented in 85 countries around the world.

The company is offering a new opportunity for a lawyer to form part of the European legal team based out of their growing Wilmslow office.

Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel –Europe (the head of the European Legal Team), but working at times with a degree of autonomy, you will be responsible for a variety of commercial legal matters originating both in the UK and in the wider European field operation.

The Assistant Legal Counsel will work on a variety of commercial contract matters including terms and conditions, supply of goods and supply of services agreements, distribution and agency agreements, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, research and development agreements (e.g. Collaboration Agreements), and sales agreements.

You will also assist in providing advice on compliance, risk management and the development of procedures and appropriate risk mitigation measures as well as the resolution of potential compliance issues.

To be considered for the role, you must be a UK qualified solicitor with at least 1 years PQE in commercial contracts gained in an in-house legal team or a high quality private practice environment. You will have strong personal communication skills, be capable of dealing with a wide range of people and be a strong team player who is both committed and flexible.

The role offers an unparalleled opportunity for an ambitious and bright commercial lawyer to join a focused and growing team in a dynamic and growing business.

Waters Corporation has retained Andy Balmer of Florit Brooke to handle this recruitment assignment on an exclusive basis and all direct or third party applications will be forwarded to them for consideration.

To apply, please email your CV, together with details of your current or most recent basic salary and package, via the Apply button.

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