Senior Commercial Counsel - FTSE 100 Medical Devices Company

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    excellent bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Nick Wilkins

  • Contact email:

    nickwilkins@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    1091602_1557932910

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-11

  • Consultant:

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Our Client is a leading FTSE 100 medical devices business based in Central London. They have a very highly regarded legal team and as a result of increasing workload, they are looking to hire an experienced commercial healthcare/pharma lawyer to support the team.

This will be a senior role in the business, reporting to the Associate GC and having responsibility for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, so it is important that you are a confident communicator, with excellent experience in a broad range of commercial matters, ideally with healthcare and medical devices experience and any exposure of working with the NHS would be advantageous.

Role functions:

  • Business partner to the leadership team
  • Identify, manage and mitigate legal risk and opportunity in business activities in UK, Ireland and Nordics, with a focus on commercial contract drafting/review and advising on routine and operational matters.
  • Legal support to functional teams (Finance, HR, Procurement, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Tax, Corporate, Compliance etc) in EMEA
  • Support on investigations and litigation related matters
  • Support the Global Legal Team in providing legal support for legal strategy, key projects and initiatives
  • Other projects as advised by AGC Commercial.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Business partner role - advising on legal strategy, support in scoping projects and coordinating local and global teams
  • Proactively managing routine legal matters and being a first point of contact for legal matters within business unit
  • Contract management and ensuring consistent use of template agreements within the business (including without limitation customisation of commercial templates)
  • Legal support to functional teams (Finance, HR, Procurement, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Tax, Corporate, Compliance etc)
  • Support to Third Party Seller programme and distribution channel
  • Support on litigation and investigations
  • Assistance with promotional material review and digital media content review
  • Assistance on Professional Education and Clinical matters
  • Reporting on and managing legal fees and budget for external counsel
  • Support Global Legal team in delivering the Legal training programme

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.