Legal Counsel - Commercial Litigation Advocate

  • Job Reference: 3727850
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £350 to £500 Per Day
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Legal Counsel - Commercial Litigation Advocate

A globally recognised pharmaceutical specialist experiencing rapid growth are seeking three Litigation Lawyers/Ex Barristers/Advocates  to advise their inhouse legal function in the UK for a period of 12 months worknig on specific litigation matters valued in the £100m on a contract basis.

The Role:

As an experienced litigation lawyer you will work as part of a London based legal team advising the business in relation to all aspects of disclosures, written summaries, preparing Barristers and any other litigation work required. You will also be responsible for legal project work including agreeing contract terms with clients and suppliers, effectively balancing the contractual exposure of the business with the need to maintain good working relationships with counterparties. You will be expected to provide the business with advice in respect of legal pharma compliance and ethics risk areas as well as identify appropriate contractual mechanisms and solutions.

Requirements:

Credible hands on commercial inhouse experience (pharma is highly advantageous)

Excellent litigation/advocacy and communications skills 

A good understanding of legal pharma compliance and ethics risk areas

In-house experience

Proficient at working independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Comfortable with a variety of common contract types including: contacts for provision of services such as MSA, special terms and conditions, purchase orders, calls offs, work orders and corporate documentation such as NDAs, MOUs, referral agreements, collaboration, teaming and consortium agreements.

If you are interested in this Interim Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Jennifer Brook at jbrook@venngroup.com.  If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 020 7557 7667 .