Legal Counsel required to join a large pharmaceuticals company in the West Midlands.
Your new company
Hays are currently working in partnership with a large pharmaceutical company based in the West Midlands seeking a Legal Counsel to join their successful in-house legal team. This is a full-time, permanent role and an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and gain excellent exposure to high-value contracts.
Your new role
As Legal Counsel you will work closely with the Head of Legal and other Lawyers within your team. You will negotiate, draft and advise on the terms of a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements on behalf of the company. Moreover you will liaise with external parties with specific focus on NHS and Healthcare Solutions. You may also be required to provide your advice on other legal matters including litigation, IP data protection and compliance.
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will be a UK qualified Lawyer/Solicitor with up to 5 years PQE. You will have excellent knowledge of UK contracts law and preferably (not essential) previous experience of working in the healthcare or pharmaceuticals industry with the knowledge of public procurement or NHS contracts. You will be a confident negotiator and have previous experience of drafting, revising and negotiation of a wide range of contracts and agreements.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits. You will also have an opportunity of working within a well-known and successful pharmaceutical company and gain excellent exposure to a variety of high-value contracts.
What you need to do now
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