Commercial/Life Sciences- Associate - Cambridge
One of the leading UK and international law firms based in Cambridge is looking to recruit an associate into their commercial team specialising in life sciences.
Do you want to work for a dynamic legal business? Join a legal firm that provides high quality and commercially grounded legal advice, focused on achieving the best real-world outcomes for their clients.
It's the ideal opportunity for someone who wants to join a firm with an open, inclusive environment with a clear career structure for promotion.
They have a strong reputation in the sectors of real estate, technology, private wealth and shipping as well as life sciences, education, retail, sports and entertainment and international trade.
The successful candidate will provide comprehensive, business oriented advice, and bring extensive legal, scientific and industry specific insights to its medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients.
Work directly with an experienced partner and get hands on client experience.
They will act for SMEs, larger PLCs, multi-national enterprises as well as start-ups, research institutes and spin outs providing the full range of legal, commercial and regulatory advice including licence and collaboration agreements.
They will also work on IP and commercial matters for clients in other sectors, including the publishing sector.
The team prides itself on working closely with clients as a trusted advisor for commercial and IP work, and in some cases as an external resource for over-flow of in-house work.
In-house experience can therefore be helpful but is not a requirement.
Ideally the candidate will have:
*at least two years' PQE experience
*proven experience in intellectual property and commercial work
*experience of and a passion for Life Sciences
The ideal person will thrive on close client contact and will relish the exposure to quality client contact right from the start.
You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the life sciences sector, working directly with clients at the cutting edge of scientific research, in a friendly close knit-office environment.
What's On Offer
Billable hours of 1390 and a bonus.
The benefits package is all encompassing, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social wellbeing.
The firm operates a hybrid agile working policy allowing employees to work from home (or another UK location) for at least 50% of their time.