Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Grade – 36


Post Ref – FDBK/0024

Salary – £49,148 – £61,435

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

With plants in Billingham, UK, North Carolina, USA 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 grow we have an opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join our legal team in Billingham.

Reporting to the General Counsel, the position will be a key member of the legal team providing expert legal advice to the business.

Legal Counsel will be competent to review, draft and negotiate 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 Legal Department colleagues to support the business achieve its projected growth and group corporate objectives.

Legal Counsel will be able to act independently with escalation of issues to the General Counsel and senior management when required.

Legal Counsel with have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience and in house experience is desirable.

Experience of contract manufacturing legal practices is required.

Key Responsibilities: detailed on the Job Description

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 childcare vouchers, bikes, dental etc.
  • Free parking.
  • Generous pension scheme.

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send  to the HR & OD Team no later than 12 noon on the 1st October 2018.

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


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