In-House Counsel

Interlink Recruitment
United Kingdom
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a family owned global pharmaceutical business, has a great opportunity for a qualified Legal Counsel to oversee all legal aspects of the business.

Reporting to the Financial Director, the successful candidate will lead a newly-formed team, comprising an In House Legal Executive and HR Manager.

This is a hugely varied role with responsibilities to include, but not limited to:-

  • Communicate and negotiate, where appropriate, with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (employment law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organisation
  • Managing external solicitors and other professionals
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights

The successful candidate will possess:-

• Qualified solicitor, registered to practice in the UK.

• Proven experience as a legal counsel, ideally within a highly regulated, though not necessarily pharmaceutical, business environment.

• Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures

• High degree of professional ethics and integrity

• Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information

• Outstanding communication skills

• Experience and understanding of dealing with multiple international jurisdictions and implication on structure of agreements

• Ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies

The role provides an outstanding opportunity to join a well-established business at an exciting time in its growth and play a key role in driving the business toward its corporate goal.

A package will be offered for this role which reflects the seniority of the role.

Please get in touch with Louis Rosenthal to discuss this role immediately.

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