In-House Senior Legal Counsel Job in San Francisco, United States (7+ years)

April 10, 2019

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We are working with an industry-leading American biotechnology company renowned for its cutting-edge work and its innovative and progressive platform.


Job Description – In-House Senior Legal Counsel


The company has an immediate opening for an In-House Senior Legal Counsel to join its team in San Francisco. The successful candidate will handle a variety of matters with respect to complex licensing and strategic transactions. This is an excellent opportunity for a business-minded transactional lawyer seeking to join a leading global company at the forefront of the biotechnology industry.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Structure, draft, and negotiate complex licensing and other strategic transactions (including M&A).
  • Anticipate, assess, and develop solutions to legal and business risks associated with complex transactions.
  • Assist various departments with complex transactions, including patent attorneys and agents on diligence, freedom to operate, and licensing considerations.
  • Manage outside counsel in a variety of transactional matters.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • LL.B. or J.D. degree (or equivalent).
  • Good standing with a Canadian Law Society.
  • 7+ years of corporate commercial experience, with an emphasis on licensing and M&A, preferably within the biotechnology, life science, or pharmaceutical sectors.
  • Comfortable leading cross-functional teams and learning new science and technologies.
  • Superior communication, interpersonal, and client relations skills.
  • Sound business acumen and decisive insight.


For more information or to apply for this position, contact:

Dal Bhathal, Managing Partner


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