Senior Pharma Counsel - Global Pharma Company

England, Essex
Car allowance & bonus
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Nick Wilkins
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exceptional opportunity to become part of a team and a company which is dynamic, successful and a great place to work, as well as working within an evolving and exciting sector.

This is a highly responsible role which provides an excellent opportunity for a life sciences lawyer or a commercial lawyer with significant pharmaceutical/medical devices experience to become part of a well-established and highly regarded in-house legal team.

Key responsibilities:

  • assessing and minimising risks regarding the commercialisation of both Speciality/Generic and OTC products, and leverage expertise to create opportunities to the business.
  • ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and industry codes, as well as with global and local policies
  • provide legal advice to internal customers; including legal awareness training
  • lead responsibility for specified legal activities and/or subject specific legal matters, including product liability matters
  • lead lawyer within team for specific products and/or therapy areas
  • supporting UK & Ireland General Counsel and team members in advising other group business operations and matters from time to time
  • working as a team player within both the UK & Ireland legal team, the business and EU legal teams
  • working alongside EU legal team members on European-wide projects and initiatives
  • attending and representing the UK & Ireland legal team at European legal team events
  • instructing and managing external law firms and counsel - ensuring adherence with strict cost management principles at all times
  • training the business in various aspects of the UK & Ireland legal team's work

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.