Legal Counsel - VR/27427

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Status: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

A fantastic opportunity to join a life sciences company, dedicated to research in neurogenerative diseases. Based in central Aberdeen, our client offers a flexible working environment and is open either a full-time or part-time arrangement.


In your role as Legal Counsel, you’ll provide legal advice to internal stakeholders and support with external operations and transactions as required.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting with contract review and negotiation.
  • Supporting with company secretarial duties for UK companies.
  • Supporting with corporate transactions.
  • Supporting the main priorities of the company, including but not limited to, regulatory approval and commercialisation launch.
  • Ensuring Legal Department adheres to all company SOPs and internal QA guidance.
  • Company secretarial work and liaison with external company secretary to ensure compliance with UK Companies Act.


Our client is seeking a candidate with the following qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • LLB and Diploma of Legal Practice.
  • Qualified as a Solicitor in a UK jurisdiction.
  • Current Practicing Certificate.
  • 5+ years PQE (flexible for the right candidate).
  • Admitted as a Notary Public, registered with FCO (beneficial).
  • Degree in a scientific discipline and / or pharmaceutical / biotech industry experience (advantageous but not essential).
  • In-house procurement / subcontractor management experience (preferred).
  • Proven experience of contract drafting, face-to-face negotiation and finalising vendor contract using a risk-based, pragmatic approach.
  • Experience in company secretarial work.
  • Experience in corporate transactions and management of data rooms.
  • Experience in data protection compliance.
  • Ability to build internal networks with colleagues across various disciplines.
  • Ability to distil complex legal principles into useful, practical advice for non-lawyers.
  • Working knowledge of intellectual proposal law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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