Legal Counsel

Negotiable Circa £50,000 DOE + Benefits
28 Jan 2021
25 Feb 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
1-3 Years
Experience Level
Mid Level

Job title: Legal Counsel

Location: King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 2JJ

Shift Details: Days 37.5hours

Salary: Negotiable Circa £50,000 DOE + Benefits

Candidate Information Pack including benefits: Click Here

Are you a qualified solicitor looking for an in-house role? If so, then we have an opportunity to join our team in a newly created role!  

As our Legal Counsel you will support our VP, Legal Affairs and the wider business on a variety of matters that apply to the business, our services and our products.

You will take responsibility and ownership for legal support to our Procurement and Supply-Chain functions as well as having the opportunity to get involved with activities associated with the wider group. You will draft and negotiate a range of commercial contracts and be responsible for reviewing and updating templates and legal documents ensuring that they are all relevant with any changes to legislation.

A key part of this role will be to communicate with the business at all levels and provide advice on potential risks for business decisions as well as promoting best practice therefore someone who had the ability to communicate at all levels will be key to success in this role.

To be successful in this role we’re looking for you to have the following skills, experience and knowledge:

•           UK qualified solicitor or if qualified abroad significant experience in UK legal

•           ideally 1-3 years PQE with experience in a top tier firm

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We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel that they can be their real and authentic selves whilst being treated with dignity and respect.  We are an equal opportunity employer who will review your application based solely on your skills, experience & potential.

What we offer you

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer.

We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our colleagues including 28 days holiday plus statutory holidays, 8% employer contribution to pension scheme, private medical insurance, group life assurance, employee share schemes and an active well-being programme.    

Great locations as well as a positive, people-focused culture with charity and social activities a part of everyday life. It all contributes to creating a working environment which is friendly, supportive and nurturing.

Millions of patients all over the world rely on what we do

Recipharm is a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) in the pharmaceutical industry employing almost 9,000 employees. Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, pharmaceutical product development and development and manufacturing of medical devices. Recipharm manufactures several hundred different products to customers ranging from big pharma to smaller research and development companies.

Bespak Europe Ltd is part of the Recipharm group. We are a global market leader in the development and manufacture of drug delivery devices. We provide pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services.

Making your application

To apply for this role please click “Apply Now” and upload a CV and a separate cover letter.  Without both of these your application will be incomplete.

We’re flexible.  We understand that there is a life outside of work so we aim to support you in attaining a happy work/life balance. To cater for employees’ individual circumstances, where possible, we agree flexible working arrangements. 

We’re inclusive. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.  We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any adjustments you require. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.

Don’t delay! Please submit your application as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications for this role as they are received and reserve the right to close this advert without notice.

By applying to this role you are giving consent to Bespak Europe Ltd and the Recipharm group to process your personal data for employment/ recruitment purposes only. All the personal and sensitive data processed to Bespak is protected under GDPR regulations as part of Recipharm. To find out more about our privacy policy please visit our website or contact the local HR team.

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