Interim Legal Counsel

Competitive Daily Rate
13 Mar 2019
10 Apr 2019
Louise Evans
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Interim Legal Counsel, Cambridgeshire – Opportunity to join and support the legal team within a life sciences company on an interim basis for a minimum of six months.

JOB TITLE: Interim Legal Counsel
PQE REQUIRED: 5+ years experience
LOCATION: Cambridgeshire
DAILY RATE: £Competitive (falls within IR35)

This is an opportunity for an Interim Legal Counsel to join a rapidly growing in-house team within a life sciences research company based in Cambridgeshire to support them through the permanent recruitment process. The successful Legal Counsel will report to the Head of Legal and be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements, assessing and managing both legal and commercial risk in addition to providing ad-hoc advise to various departments within the business. You will have a minimum of 5+ PQE gained in a well regarded commercial practice specialising in Commercial Contracts and will have previous in-house experience as Legal Counsel in order to be able to hit the ground running. You will be technically excellent, commercial-minded, good negotiation skills and have strong problem-solving and drafting skills. For the right candidate this opportunity could result in a permanent position, however, for those who are not looking for a permanent opportunity this will be a minimum of six months. This position will fall under IR35. This opportunity is to start asap.

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Louise Evans at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email or contact us via LinkedIn or

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