Legal Counsel – Permanent

Application deadline: 12 March 2021

We have an opportunity for an outstanding lawyer to join the Legal Affairs Team as a Legal Counsel. You will be required to be an experienced lawyer with a strong corporate and commercial background and previous experience either in private practice or in-house working in a demanding environment.

The successful candidate needs to be a motivated, enthusiastic and driven person with broad, solid and generalist legal experience and be capable with minimal supervision, to advise primarily on corporate and commercial matters and in general a broad spectrum of legal matters, including intellectual property. Expertise in corporate, venture capital/private equity investment rounds, share sales transactions, company formation (start-ups and spin-outs companies), negotiating and drafting various commercial agreements, is essential.

You will be expected to take an investigative, pro-active, practical and commercial approach while being pragmatic and be able to work autonomously as well as be part of a dynamic team.

This is a unique opportunity to take up a Legal Counsel role within a leading technology transfer company supporting one of the UK’s top research-led universities and work collaboratively including with academic staff, shareholders and other professionals.

If you are seeking a new exciting opportunity to make a real difference by working on world-changing technologies and innovations that have a real and positive impact on people’s lives, then this could be the role for you.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV, together with a covering letter to explaining how you meet each of the key requirements for this role as listed in the person specification, giving examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience.

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UCL Business Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.