Lead Legal Counsel - VR/28616

Status: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Available Upon Request

This job offers a unique opportunity to contribute to ground-breaking research and innovation in an area that will improve people’s lives. Read more about the details of the Lead Legal Counsel role and get in touch to submit an application.



Providing legal advice to internal stakeholders and support with external operations and transactions as required.


Main 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.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Inhouse procurement/subcontractor management experience, preferred.
  • Proven experience of drafting contracts, face to face negotiating and finalising vendor contracts using a risk-based, pragmatic approach.
  • Proven experience in company secretarial work and liaising with our External Company Secretary to ensure compliance with UK Companies Act.
  • Proven experience in corporate transactions and management of data rooms.
  • Experience in data protection compliance.
  • Experience of working within a process-driven environment, for example, by following Standard Operating Procedures or RACI matrices.
  • Admitted as a Notary Public, registered with FCO is beneficial.
  • Ability to build internal networks with colleagues across disciplines.
  • Ability to distil complex legal principles into useful, practical advice for non-Lawyers.
  • Working knowledge of Intellectual property law.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Diploma of Legal Practice.
  • Qualified as a solicitor in a UK jurisdiction.
  • Current Practicing Certificate.


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