Legal Counsel

JMC Legal.
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£50000 - £80000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
04 May 2021
07 May 2021
Henry Hoey
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a rare opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join a creative BioTech start-up in Cambridge.

We are exclusively representing a BioTech start up in Cambridge who are seeking a knowledgeable Lawyer to join the business. They are looking to bring their legal needs inhouse, and develop a team, however there will still be support from external counsel also.

This is a varied role which will include:

  • Managing the IP Portfolio (Patents, Trademarks, Designs) and liaising with external support
  • Commercial (Agreements & Contracts)
  • some elements of Corporate Law to support the wider business.
  • Reporting to the founders

This role will be Commercial IP focused, so experience with managing a portfolio is highly advantageous. This start up are in the process of a very exciting growth phase so they are seeking a personable individual to join their head office in Cambridge.

They have deliberately been under the radar for the past year, and are now in a position to hit the spotlight!!!

There are plenty of benefits on offer here from a genuine work life balance and interesting work, to a competitive salary and autonomy to grow the legal function inline with wider business growth.


  • You will be a Commercial IP Solicitor or Legal Counsel with at least 3 PQE +
  • There is no upper limit in PQE
  • Experience in BioTech/Life Science/ Pharma is beneficial, however those with an interest in this sector are encouraged to apply also.

On Offer

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE
  • You will also receive an excellent benefits package
  • Flexible working

This is a rare opportunity to join an interesting business in an exciting growth phase

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation