30+ days ago
Reporting to General Counsel and Company Secretary, the Legal Commercial Counsel will provide a wide range of legal support on primarily commercial matters, but there will also be scope to get involved in wider strategic projects and other areas of the business (for example, HR).
As Legal Counsel,you will draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts relating to the business, help develop template contracts, provide legal advice on commercial arrangements, be the lead and supporting lawyer with respect to specific projects, train the business where required with respect to legal issues, policies and procedures. You will be motivated to be part of a small and dynamic team looking to build a fantastic legal function by offering true solutions led support.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious commercial lawyer to gain broader experience and join the existing small and agile legal team helping Abcam implement its strategy. The current team consists of an Associate General Counsel in Cambridge who is focused on IP, GDPR and compliance work supported by a Senior IP Counsel. There is also a Senior Contracts Manager based in Boston who primarily support Business Development and Customer Experience with licensing, collaborations and other operational contracts.
Education, Training & Qualifications - Essential
Qualified solicitor with 3-5 years PQE
Experience – Essential
Specific skills & abilities- Essential
Abcam is committed to welcoming applications from all suitable candidates and actively encourages inclusion and diversity in its workforce
Cambridge, UK. Flexible working is also actively supported and encouraged.