Legal Counsel

England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£50000 - £80000 per annum
23 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Martin Turner
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas

My client are a global leader in cell engineering and the Healthcare space


  • Provide high quality legal advice to the company on contractual and legal matters across the business

  • Support the Head of Legal in provision of Legal advice to the Board and business units as required

  • Provide timely, skilled and accurate drafting, review and negotiations of a wide variety of commercial agreements including Licences, Sales Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Distribution Agreements.

  • Providing swift, accurate and on point commercially appropriate legal advice to senior management on various aspects of English, European and US law

  • Development of knowledge and understanding of the companies products and services as well as the science behind them, and build strong relationships with our business units, finance, and operations teams, as well as our external counsel where required.


  • Be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister or equivalent;

  • Have extensive experience in private practice or in an in-house team in the U.K - of particular interest are candidates who are currently in private practice and wish to make a move in house, and who have completed a secondment to a commercial organisation.

  • Have experience with multi-jurisdiction law and/or small public company environments.

  • Have solid hand on experience of negotiating, drafting and advising clients on commercial contracts, including multi-jurisdictional transactions.

  • Have a record of providing advice in relation to contract, commercial, and IP law.

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to forge strong relationships with those at all levels of the business.

  • You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organised, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

Job Offer

A very competitive salary

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