Legal Counsel

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About the job

  • London, UK
  • Competitive USD / Year

Invenia Group is partnered with an international pharmaceutical company, which is seeking an experienced and dynamic lawyer for their EMENA headquarters. This newly created role is open due to ongoing expansion and will provide support across the business in a broad range of corporate and commercial legal matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating all kinds of commercial agreements from basic CDA, through to development and license agreements.
  • Assist business in managing disputes with third parties (including liaising with external counsel as required)
  • Company secretarial assistance, including liaising between the affiliates of the Company (UK&I and MENA) and interacting with external corporate legal advisors.
  • Preparation and improvement of a precedent bank, as well as support in drafting internal organizational policies of the legal department.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Legal qualification from an accredited law school.
  • Preferably admitted to practise in England & Wales or another suitable jurisdiction.
  • Minimum 2+ PQE experience.
  • Pharma/biotech experience in private practice and/or industry
  • Quick learner, with attention to detail and logical approach.
  • Strong organization skills, able to manage a busy workload to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple high-value and urgent projects.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (in written and spoken English), comfortable liaising with stakeholders of all levels, can navigate cultural differences with ease and communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.