Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel

Salary & Benefits
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Report to Position
Senior Legal Director & Deputy General Counsel, EMEA
EMEA Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Business Area
Application Deadline
30 March 2018

Full Job Description

Your new role

As a Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for providing legal advice & contract support to Eisai’s head office based functions in Hatfield as well as support to sites across the EMEA region where there is no local legal support. The functions you may support vary across Head Office, R&D / Technical and Sales & Marketing based departments.


You will also be involved in supporting the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) project with legal advice when required as well as taking on broader legal duties as & when required.


What are we looking for?

You will have a recognised legal qualification and demonstrated UK legal experience gained either in a broad based legal practice or working in-house. Specific experience in the Pharmaceutical or Life Science industries would be highly advantageous.


You should have experience of drafting and negotiating life sciences related contracts; corporate, commercial & intellectual property law experience as well as have knowledge and experience of advising on data protection matters whether the Data Protection Act (or equivalent legislation in other countries) or the GDPR.


What we offer in return

Eisai offers a competitive salary and excellent wider benefits package.


You will also be based from our excellent Knowledge Centre facility, which provides a great, collaborative working environment coupled with a campus feel including facilities such as restaurant, coffee shop and dry cleaning services.


What you need to do next

If you are interested in this position, please click the ‘Click Here to Apply’ at the bottom of this advert.


If you have any questions, please contact us on


We aim to respond to all successful applications as soon as possible. However please note unfortunately due to the volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.