In-house senior legal counsel

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Contract Type:
£90,000 - 95,000
Area of Law:
In House
Reference Number:
11 January 2019
In-house senior legal counsel up to £95k + future potential + package Berkshire A leading biopharmaceutical group dedicated to improving lives through innovative medicines in treatment of tumours, neuroscience and rarer diseases is looking for an in-house senior legal counsel. The role is based in Berkshire. The in-house senior legal counsel will provide legal advice and support to the U.K. and Ireland business in a broader international business. The lawyer will anticipate and proactively secure the business from a Legal risk perspective, implementing Global Policies and recommend/develop local policies and positions on Legal issues, in alignment with Group Legal. The in-house senior legal counsel role - Provision of general Legal advice as needed. - Prompt intervention to manage and resolve challenges with competitors or inspections, audits, dawn-raids, etc. initiated by relevant authorities. - Prompt intervention to manage contractual conflicts/litigation with assistance of external counsel as needed - Proactive monitoring and information and training stakeholders of relevant changes to local legislation or local requirements. - Flag high-risk areas and ensure raising business awareness around applicable laws and regulations through training and day-to day interactions. - Review promotional materials as required in coordination with Regulatory Affairs and Medical Department. - Ensure overall compliance with Law business activities. - Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and approving agreements as needed. - Proactive monitoring and management of existing relationships and alliances. - Support and participation in strategic discussions around products/partnerships. - Ensure smooth collaboration with Group Legal, E&C and Intellectual Property. - Support and participation in Group Legal projects as needed (i.e. contract management), in particular for local implementation. - Coordinate any interactions locally with external Legal counsel, as needed. - Support the local Data Privacy Manager in advising on issues relating to data privacy and participate in local approval committees relating to ABPI 'related activities' The lawyer - Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical sector, either in-house or law firm. - Strong working knowledge of the ABPI Code - Life Sciences/ Pharma legal & compliance experience - Experience of drafting, analysis and negotiation of contracts (i.e. commercial legal) If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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