Interim Head of Legal - Pharma

Recruiter
Vivid Resourcing London
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£500 - £700 p day
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Expires
21 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
I am currently looking for an interim head of legal to work for a medical client of mine based in Staffordshire. The candidate will have a strong legal background with 10 years experience. Experience within the Medical or Pharmaceutical space is a must for this role. Key Responsibilities: - Support the Group Company Secretary in helping to maintain the corporate risk register staying abreast of legal developments affecting the organisation and incorporating such developments into the organisations practices - Manage and advice on threatened or actual litigation in consultation with insurers, the Group Company Secretary, other internal lawyers and external legal counsel where appropriate. Maintain a register of claims - In conjunction with the Group Company Secretary advise key stakeholders on legal priorities, (corporate governance and other relevant regulations and legislation) and support training & compliance work as needed - Regularly report on progress with work streams to the Group Company Secretary, and escalate any issues requiring the Group Company Secretary's support or Board level involvement - Ensure contracts are in place for all services identified by the business, including maintaining best practice templates for SLA's and other core legal documents for all NHS clients - In conjunction with Group Company Secretary assist in the development and administration of internal guidelines, tool-kits, and packaged knowledge on various legal issues including anti-bribery, data protection issues and competition law compliance - Assume delegated responsibility for ensuring statutory and internal registers are maintained for UK operations and relevant international businesses - Manage the Group's property portfolio, and offer advice on how best to utilise these assets - Deliver best in class operational procedures/practices in relation to relevant legal processes

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