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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Associate Counsel

England, UK
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Company: BADENOCH + CLARK

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Adaptimmune Ltd - Associate Counsel
Adaptimmune, a biopharmaceutical company and leader in their field are going through an exciting period of growth and have a rare opportunity to join their friendly in-house team on a permanent basis.
My client is seeking an Associate Counsel to focus on the research areas. You will support the research functional areas across the full breadth of the legal requirements in those areas. In addition, individual will take over responsibility for global privacy within the organization, supporting the Privacy Officer, to ensure that Adaptimmune is in compliance with legal requirements including the GDPR and HIPAA.
Responsibilities include:
*Drafting and negotiating a broad range of agreements, including agreements focused on process development, sourcing & procurement, R&D, MTAs, tissue sourcing agreements, consulting agreements, and clinical services agreements
*Interfacing with management and employees as necessary, both in the UK and US to ensure progression of matters within required timescales
*Advising on privacy across all areas of business including HIPPA in the US, GDPR across EU and UK
*Researching GDPR requirements applicable to EU clinical trials and assisting members of legal team with informed consent questions arising in the context of clinical trials or UK sponsored research
*Specify internal governance policies, draft policies and enforce compliance where necessary, working with corporate compliance team

The successful candidate will be a qualified lawyer with a minimum of 4 years PQE* and experience working in-house in the pharmaceutical sector. Experience drafting early stage R&D, process development services would be highly desirable and experience of data privacy/GDPR essential.

Adaptimmune are an Oxfordshire based company with free on-site parking. Flexible working can be discussed.

* The experience mentioned is only a guide. Anyone with the necessary skills to succeed may apply.


Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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