Lawyer

Location
Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
11 Jul 2018
Contact
Nnenna Mozie
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
0-2yrs PQE, 2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

Purpose of Job: 

To provide accurate, efficient and timely legal advice to all business departments (throughout Europe) 

Specific Job Responsibilities: 

  • Prepares & helps with the negotiation of all types of agreements handled by the company (CDA, distribution agreements, license and supply agreements, contract manufacturing agreements, letters of intent, etc.) 
  • Prepares & updates template agreements for internal perusal 
  • Produces legal advice to commercial departments across all business units regarding disputes with clients /providers 
  • Management of corporate legal documentation of European subsidiaries 
  • Manages and maintains internal legal databases. 
  • Produces agreements from standard templates and drafts ad hoc agreements and letters where necessary 
  • Follows Accords policies and procedures 
  • Delivers work to deadlines set 
  • Works efficiently and accurately, consistently producing high quality work 
  • Keeps all relevant parties informed of progress on tasks as appropriate 
  • Effectively organises and prioritises workload 

Relevant Skills & Experience: 

Clearly list essential and desirable functional/technical skills or experience required to execute the job responsibilities. Those listed as essential will form part of the key criteria for selecting candidates for the role 

Essential 

  • Able to demonstrate solid legal drafting skills 
  • Skilled in the use of Word and Excel to intermediate level 
  • Good verbal communications and interpersonal skills 
  • Good written communication skills and ability to communicate complex terminology clearly to wide/diverse audience 
  • Able to work quickly with a high degree of accuracy 
  • Excellent attention to detail 

Desirable 

  • Familiar with the use of legal databases 

Relevant Functional/Technical Skills or Industry Experience 

  • Experience as commercial lawyer (in-house lawyer in a multinational company / associate in medium-large law firm with multinational clients). 
  • Pharma industry would be ideal with good technical understanding of different functions within a heavily regulated industry (Regulatory, Quality, Operations, Supply Chain etc.) 
  • M&A experience (desirable) 

Relevant Professional / Educational Background: 

Essential 

  • Education 
    • Law Degree
    • LLM (desirable)
  • Solicitor

Those listed as essential will form part of the key criteria for selecting candidates for the role. 

Other Requirements: 

  • Confident and professional 
  • Friendly and approachable personality 
  • Self-motivated with a “can do” attitude 
  • Willing to work as part of a team 
  • Flexible and willing to work additional hours if required 
  • Able to cope in a high-pressure environment 
  • Able to travel within UK, Europe and Internationally as required 

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