Adaptimmune is a fast growing biopharmaceutical company working in a ground breaking and complex environment. The legal role often requires innovative processes and transactions to facilitate the development of its immunotherapy products.
The Deputy General Counsel will have primary responsibility for the R&D, BD and Clinical business units and will partner closely with those teams. The Deputy General Counsel will also take on responsibility for GDPR compliance and Human Tissue Act compliance within the organisation.
1. Partnering with the R&D, BD and Clinical business units in UK and US to facilitate continued development and progression of all projects including negotiation and finalisation of all applicable transactions and liaising with external counsel where required or necessary . Agreements will include collaboration agreements, R&D agreements, clinical site trial agreements, supply agreements, material transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements.
2. Managing the UK based legal team including developing the UK team as appropriate
3. Managing and being responsible for UK based compliance including GDPR and HTA compliance activities, including development of policies and training
4. Monitor relevant legislation and advice business as necessary
Qualifications & Experience
Skills & Competencies
Decision Making Authority
Senior role with independence and responsibility for areas of practice. Reporting into GC Deputy General Counsel is expected to guide and steer Adaptimmune in relation to areas of responsibility and to be an active participant of the senior management team.