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Legal Counsel

Company name

PRA Health Sciences

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Blue Bell, PA

Date Last Verified

May 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Legal Counsel Duties: Work as a member of an international team of attorneys and paraprofessionals responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the business. Will involve the drafting and negotiation of agreements with clients, vendors, and subcontractors. Will have significant exposure to senior management and depending on the skills and abilities of the applicant the role may expand to include a diverse mix of legal work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school. Bar membership in at least one jurisdiction. 3 years work experience in law firm or in-house counsel. Read, write and speak English. Preferred: Work experience in CRO, pharmaceutical industry, or other relevant area. Employment law background. Fluency in Spanish. Must have 3+ years’ experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department, with substantial transactional experience in contracting with pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies in connection with the performance of clinical trials. 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. Contract drafting and review– must have strong drafting skills and familiarity with the terms and conditions of CRO or pharmaceutical industry 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. 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. 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.

Additional info

Ref. 2018-44472

Company info

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

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