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Job Reference: AL3

Senior Legal Counsel c.8yr PQE

  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Position: Senior Legal Counsel c.8yr PQE
  • Area of Law: In house Legal
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Amy Lee

Job Description

Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial - 8 PQE - Cambridge

Our client are an innovative and forward thinking organisation involved in scientific research, and they have multiple opportunities for commercial lawyers with ideally tech transfer experience to join their team in Cambridge where you will have the opportunity to be involved in some ground breaking projects. 

Successful candidates will provide legal advice in areas including IP and corporate structure and will draft and negotiate on a wide range of agreements, including research and licensing agreements.

You will provide legal support as needed to other functional teams within the organisation (e.g. Finance, IT, Procurement, Facilities Management) and help develop and contribute to projects within the Legal & Governance team keeping abreast of legal developments and sharing relevant insights with colleagues in the Legal team.

You should have a desire to learn, be curious and contribute.

We are looking for candidates who genuinely care about their work and are invested and appreciate the culture where trust is a priority. You must be able to work independently, have strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills, and have the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor

For further information a confidential discussion please contact amy.lee@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803813

Team Contact: Amy Lee

Prior to joining Errington Legal, Amy studied Criminology at the University of Lincoln, she has a passion for law and has coupled this with some strong administrative experience. Amy specialises in hiring qualified solicitors (sub partner) for leading regional firms in East Anglia. In her spare time Amy enjoys going to the gym, playing in a competitive netball league and intends to get her…


In 2015 Eleanor helped us successfully recruit our first Group Head of Legal Affairs. As a new role to the organisation we appreciated that Eleanor took the time to speak with all of the relevant stakeholders within Cambridge Assessment to understand the type of person that would fit in well. With an understanding of our organisation she created a strong foundation that supported the search throughout its entirety. The shortlisting options that Eleanor provided highlighted just how well she knows the legal market and represented her strong understanding of our requirements. If you are looking for an expert in Legal recruiting, someone who truly understands good cultural fit, then I would recommend Errington Legal.
Liz Allan - Group HR Director , Cambridge Assessment


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