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Legal Counsel

Company name

PRA Health Sciences

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Blue Bell, PA
Practice Area
Food & Drug Administration >> Food & Drug Administration
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Health Care >> Health Care
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Legal Counsel Candidate must have: Law degree from an accredited law school. Bar membership in at least one jurisdiction. 3-5 years’ experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department, with a combination of relevant commercial experience in healthcare or technology, transactions, commercial contracting, and HIPAA/data privacy and compliance. Work experience in CRO, pharmaceutical, data sciences, or other relevant area. Regulatory experience in the CRO, pharmaceutical or data sciences industries. In terms of technical expertise, will have a broad understanding of and appreciation for the technical and functional components of the legal function, including: contracts and commercial law; litigation; intellectual property; compliance, strategic partnerships; and due diligence/integration related to acquisitions. Will be a legal generalist, with an excellent sense of operations as well as commercial activities and an appreciation for the interplay between the two. The contracting activity supported by this team is fast-paced, with short deadlines and quick turnaround times. Must be capable of managing their workload and priorities so as to meet business requirements in a timely fashion. Among the skills required are: Contract drafting and review– the candidate must have strong drafting skills and familiarity with the terms and conditions of CRO, pharmaceutical, or data sciences service agreements. Must be capable of reviewing and commenting upon contracts prepared by others in a manner that balances business requirements with practical legal analysis. Communication – the candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to write and speak clearly and effectively such that the attorney is persuasive, concise and confident in their communications. Problem Solving – the candidate must be capable of helping the business to achieve its objectives by successfully resolving complex problems, including the ability to quickly identify and analyze key business and legal issues and provide practical advice to appropriate levels of management on options to achieve business objectives. Must be capable of delivering excellent client service and must possess the personal and professional maturity to develop and maintain strong relationships with key business clients. Read, write and speak English.

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ID: 2018-47176

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
PRA Health Sciences
731 Arbor Way,
Suite 100,
Blue Bell, PA 19422

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