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  • General Counsel - Life Sciences

  • Location: England, Berkshire, Slough
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 802490/001
  • Managed by: Ben Simmons
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General Counsel - Europe

A global leader in the pharmaceutical space is seeking an experienced senior lawyer to join their team as General Counsel to cover their European operation. Based in the UK this rare opportunity to join a business both well established and well respected in their areas of expertise, will offer the right candidate the opportunity to lead a technically astute legal team. You will be technically able at up to board level work, down to demonstrating your technical ability as a leader to your legal colleagues.

You will be a candidate of significant experience in the Pharmaceutical sector from an extensive In-House career. You will be aware and able to work across a culturally diverse business, adapting your approach when dealing with internal stakeholders in European and Asian. You will be humble in your approach with a desire for mentoring your colleagues. Proven experience in all areas required, including technical ability, sector specific knowledge, team management experience and cultural sensitivity are key.


  • Fully qualified lawyer
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Ability to travel across both the EU and globally


  • 10-20 years PQE
  • Medical and scientific understanding, background, or qualification
  • Career movement across pharmaceutical enterprises
  • Cultural understanding of doing business across APAC region

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Ben Simmons at Laurence Simons on 0207 645 8509 or