Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Director

Salary & Benefits
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
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Senior Legal Director
EMEA Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Business Area
Application Deadline
31 May 2019

Full Job Description

Your new role

As a Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Director within our in-house EMEA regional Legal team, you will be responsible for providing support, legal advice, counsel and specialist contract support to all Eisai affiliates & sites across EMEA, where no local Legal team member is in place. This will require working across a wide range of function from Head Office, R&D / Scientific / Medical, Manufacturing and other areas.


As a senior member of the team, you may also be asked to support the General Counsel or Senior Legal Director in coaching, supervising or supporting other members of the EMEA Legal team on specific projects.


What are we looking for?

You will have a recognised legal qualification and demonstrated experience either in an in-house legal role or a broad based legal practice environment.


You should have proven experience across corporate, commercial and/or intellectual property law. Specific experience in a Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences setting would be highly advantageous, but is not required albeit you should have an interest in wanting to work in these areas.


What we offer in return

Eisai offers a competitive salary and excellent wider benefits package.


You will also be based from our excellent Knowledge Centre facility, which provides a great, collaborative working environment coupled with a campus feel including facilities such as restaurant, coffee shop and dry cleaning services.


What you need to do next

If you are interested in this position, please click the ‘click here to apply’ at the bottom or top of this advert. On submitting an application please include a copy of your CV for review. On applying, you will be asked for your current salary / package details, your notice period and your current location - applications without this information may not be considered.


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We aim to respond to all successful applications as soon as possible. However please note unfortunately due to the volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.