Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Grade – 35-36

Salary – £44,781- £62,971


Post Ref –  2019ATR111

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing and manufacturing processes for customer’s biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham UK, Hillerod Denmark, North Carolina and Texas USA our Global Vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

As we continue on a period of significant growth we have a rare opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join our legal team in Billingham.

Reporting to Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ European Regional Counsel, the position will be a key member of the legal team. The successful candidate will be able to lead the legal review, drafting and negotiation of all types of commercial agreements; at all times balancing legal advice against complex commercial pressures as well as being able to provide advice to various internal business functions.  Other key responsibilities will include maintaining a bank of precedents and interacting with US/European FUJIFILM group Legal Department colleagues to support the business achieve its projected growth and group corporate objectives. The successful candidate will have a high concern for business standards and integrity; as well as being pragmatic and a team player.

A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience is required. In house experience, experience in contract manufacturing legal practice and an interest in compliance topics is desirable. Part time/flexible working applications are welcome.

We offer a generous benefits package including;
•     Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
•     Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
•     Salary Sacrifice scheme offering bikes, dental etc.
•     Free parking.
•     Generous pension scheme.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to  no later than 12 noon on Friday, 18th October 2019.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Job Description – Legal Counsel

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