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Legal Counsel

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A cutting-edge, rapidly-growing biotechnology company is looking for a Legal Counsel to join the in-house team at their Head Office in Cambridge. Through its work this business is helping to advance our understanding of a variety of life-limiting diseases and how best to prevent them.

The Role

Working alongside the Head of Legal you will develop an understanding of the company's products and services to allow you to provide key legal advice to support decision-making across the business, with the role including:

- Negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide variety of commercial agreements including Licences, Sales Agreements, Master Service Agreements and Distribution Agreements;
- Providing swift, accurate and on point commercially appropriate legal advice to senior management on various aspects of English, European and US law, including contract, commercial and IP;
- Building strong relationships with key persons within the various departments of the business and its operations; and
- Instructing and managing external counsel.

The Person

The successful lawyer will have strong commercial experience, having worked in-house or completed a secondment during their time in private practice.

You will have demonstrable experience of negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, with multi-jurisdictional experience being a particular advantage. Experience of international work or plc's would be beneficial but not mandatory.

You will enjoy building relationships with key internal stakeholders and respond well to a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

The Package

The company offers a range of benefits and is focused on recognising the achievements of its team. Basic salary is up to £75,000 depending on experience and performance throughout the interview process, as well as an employee share purchase plan, enhanced company contribution to the pension plan and Medical, Health and Life Insurance.

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