Commercial Paralegal

Recruiter
Location
Berkshire, England / England, Middlesex
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Ref
25616
Contact
Sylvia Mueller
Sector/Practice Area
Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology
Contract/hours
Full time

My client, a global pharma company is looking for a in-house commercial paralegal, to join their European team based in London.

This will be a good fit for an experienced commercial paralegal looking for a challenging role with a wide variety of responsibility.

It is for an initial period of six months, with opportunity for extension or permanent employment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts, including first reviews and analysis of contracts, and leading negotiations
  • Assisting with data protection matters including law enforcement, and updating the team on developments in DP law.
  • Act as a key point of liaison between the business and the legal team
  • Provide daily support to the legal team, covering EMEA
  • Manage external counsel
  • Carry out legal research
  • Manage cross-border litigation
  • Assist with the protection of brands or IP
  • Project management as and when required
  • Basic administrative duties

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience as an in-house paralegal from a company from any sector
  • Pharma experience is an asset but not required
  • Experience negotiating, drafting, and updating a wide variety of commercial contracts
  • Gravitas and ability to liaise with senior stakeholders
  • Outgoing personality and ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Good phone communication skills as stakeholders are across Europe