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Senior Legal Counsel

Taylor Root
Closing date
10 Feb 2023

Job Details

If you've been looking for an opportunity where you can utilise your legal skills in a role with social purpose, then this is it! You'll join a great team, and work specifically in the strand of the organisation that focuses on innovation within the healthcare sector. You'll also be involved with hiring the junior lawyer that will report into you.

We are exclusively partnering with a truly incredible client; they have been at the forefront of medical progress and innovation since they were founded, and are currently expanding their legal team working within the public sector

Role Overview

This role will have a broad focus and due to the nature of the work would best suit someone from a commercial, technology, or life sciences background.

Responsibilities include:
Providing highly specialised advice, drafting and negotiation of commercial and regulatory matters. Work will include tech/IT/software agreements, innovation contracts and international undertakings.
Supporting the legal team, and managing your direct report
Leading and supporting further development of the commercial and legal risk infrastructure

What They're Looking For

You'll be a mid-senior level lawyer who has ideally worked within a commercial, technology, or life sciences role. Although this is within healthcare, a commercial acumen is very much required, as the focus is within innovation.

You'll need to be able to establish relationships with senior stakeholders as you'll be liaising with research facilities, educational establishments, and clinics.

In Return

In return you'll benefit from working for an organisation that really does make a difference! You'll work closely with senior stakeholders and have a real impact. This role also comes with a generous benefits package!

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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