Legal Director

Expiring today

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
Salary
Competitive salary + Benefits
Posted
23 Dec 2020
Closes
20 Jan 2021
Ref
AS879
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PQE
7+ Years

Errington Legal are currently recruiting a Senior Legal Counsel/Legal Director to join a global biotechnology company based in Cambridge.

We are working in unusual circumstances and we appreciate that this is an unsettling time for all employees and employers, we have always believed in absolute transparency and as such we want to be clear about the status of vacancies. Some of the roles we have been working on have only very recently been placed on hold, whereas some are still live and the client has confirmed that we are to continue with our search. We will therefore indicate the status of each role clearly so that applicants are clear on the position. 

This role is LIVE as recently confirmed by our client, interviews will be conducted via video calls.

The role will sit alongside the business' leadership team and have immediate exposure across a broad remit of commercial and strategic matters. The role will also require you to draft, review, and negotiate initial contractual agreements, (including IP licensing agreements, R&D agreements, clinical trial agreements, supply and contract manufacturing agreements, third party sourcing agreements) as well as having oversight of the day to day legal requirements of the business and an eye on ambitious growth plans.

The successful candidate should have at least 7 years of relevant experience in contracts and intellectual property with at least 2 years in IP and proven experience as a legal counsel in business (ideally life sciences) environment.

As well as strong drafting and analytical skills, you will need to demonstrate a high level of business acumen in order to develop a deep understanding of the company’s business, pipeline and growth.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual committed to personal and professional growth to join an innovative and forward thinking company.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor

For further information a confidential discussion please contact Sean Dodsworth at Errington Legal Recruitment.

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

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