Locum Research Contracts Lawyer (Remote Working)

  • Job Reference: 6961790/001
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £38.00 to £42.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months +
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Research Contracts Lawyer (Remote Working) – Midlands – up to £42 per hour


Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Locum Research Contracts Lawyer to join a Higher Education organisation in the Midlands on a remote working basis initially with some office presence once the government lockdown restrictions are lifted.

The contract is looking to last between 3-6 months and is ideally looking to pay a rate of up to £42 umbrella per hour dependent upon experience.


The ideal candidate will be an experienced Contracts Lawyer with substantial previous experience specialising in the drafting, negotiating and management of Research Contracts within the Public Sector.


Duties may include:

  • Drafting and negotiating research contracts and agreements across a range of complexity

  • Working with academics, funders and partners, building productive working relationships

  • Handling collaboration agreements, studentships, material transfer agreements and confidentiality agreements

  • Updating standard template agreements relating to agreement types within the remit of the role and as approved by the line manager

  • Working with Pre Award, Post Award, EU Funding, Governance and Corporate Partnerships Teams to deliver a timely, customer focused, integrated service

  • Carrying out necessary research into legal issues impacting research delivery


For further information, please contact Sophie Powell or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.


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