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Legal Counsel I

Company name

Astex Pharmaceuticals

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Pleasanton, CA
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Legal Counsel I The candidate will be working with the Senior Manager, Contracts Management and Corporate Paralegal, and the VP, Corporate Counsel and Compliance Officer this role is responsible for providing a variety of legal services and advice to the operational groups within the company, particularly in relation to third party contract management. Will be drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of various types of clinical trial, CRO and CMO service agreements, research agreements, and material transfer agreements, ensuring that the Company’s legal and intellectual property requirements are adequately addressed. Juris Doctor degree and authorized to practice law in California is essential. Must have 3+ years’ experience with negotiation of pharmaceutical and clinical contracts ideally gained within a biotech / pharmaceutical company and/or a top-tier law firm. Knowledge of contract and intellectual property law; experience with international law is an advantage. Strong understanding of legal issues and risks pertaining to contract drafting and administration is essential.

Additional info

Requisiton Number: 18-26R

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Astex Pharmaceuticals
4420 Rosewood Drive
Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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