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Senior Legal Counsel

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A leading global name in the pharmaceutical sector is seeking a Senior Counsel to join the team at their UK office in Cambridge. This innovative organisation plays a key role in helping businesses in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors achieve their objectives and make major improvements to healthcare.

The Role

The successful lawyer would be responsible for taking the lead on negotiating and drafting high value commercial contracts for the provision of the business' services in what is a key customer-facing role.
You help to trouble-shoot throughout the negotiating and bidding process, working with different areas of the business to ensure each project reaches a successful conclusion within tight timelines. You will initially manage an administration assistant, with the likelihood being that eventually you will have one lawyer reporting directly to you. In addition to taking the lead on commercial contracts you will:

- Provide general legal advice to the business on complex legal matters;
- Assess legal risk and offer mitigation solutions to senior management;
- Assist with customer disputes; and
- Provide training to other functional groups within the business on contract requirements

The Person
You will be a UK qualified commercial lawyer with 5 years' PQE. Owing to the high contract value and degree of autonomy you will have demonstrable commercial contracts experience and be comfortable managing relationships with key internal stakeholders. Pharmaceutical/CRO experience would be beneficial although not critical.

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