Legal Counsel

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Exciting Opportunity for Legal Counsel at Alliance Pharma

Competitive base salary, up to 15% bonus scheme, share options, 25 days holiday, enhanced pension, private healthcare + other benefits.

Hybrid-working minimum 2 days a week in the Chippenham Head Office

At Alliance Pharma we are offering a compelling opportunity for a junior or mid-career qualified barrister or solicitor in England and Wales to join our dynamic and innovative global consumer healthcare company. As a valued member of our legal team, you will play a critical role in providing legal advice and support to our global operations, contributing to the success of our AIM-listed organisation.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive base salary, up to a 15% bonus scheme, share options, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 25 days of holiday, an enhanced pension, and private healthcare.
  • Hybrid Working: Embrace flexibility with a minimum of 2 days per week in our Chippenham Head Office, allowing you to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
  • Innovative Environment: Advance your career in-house with a forward-thinking company that values innovation, teamwork, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Great Place to Work: Join a workplace that has been Accredited as a Great Place to Work for four consecutive years, fostering a friendly, collaborative culture where individuals feel valued and supported.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Legal Documentation: Draft, review, and negotiate various legal documents and commercial contracts, such as distribution agreements, contract manufacturing agreements, e-commerce agreements, IT/software agreements, and marketing agreements.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Matters: Provide advice on compliance and regulatory issues, ensuring the organization adheres to contractual, regulatory, and statutory requirements.
  • Contract Management: Maintain the contracts management database, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Dispute Resolution: Manage contractual disputes effectively.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Assist in acquisitions and disposals, including due diligence, disclosure, and the drafting and negotiation of sale and purchase agreements.
  • Legal Compliance Training: Contribute to legal compliance training for the wider business, covering topics such as bribery, corruption, and competition law.
  • Intellectual Property: Assist in the management of the trademark and patent portfolio, working with IP agents to protect the international trademark and patent portfolio.
  • External Communication: Communicate and negotiate with external parties, creating an environment of trust and integrity.
  • Sanctions and Export Compliance: Monitor controls to ensure compliance with sanctions and export regimes in countries where the Group operates.
  • General Legal Support: Provide relevant support to ensure the protection of the Group's data and assist with general legal queries.

The Person:

  • Qualifications: Qualified practicing Barrister or Solicitor in England and Wales.
  • Desirable Experience: general corporate & commercial, e-commerce consumer trading, IP, data protection, outsourcing, dispute resolution, legal and ethical compliance law.
  • Business Judgment: Sound commercial judgment with excellent business partnering capabilities.
  • Communication Skills: Engaging communication skills with the ability to present complex legal information in a user-friendly manner to legal and non-legal senior stakeholders.

About Alliance Pharma

Alliance Pharma is a dynamic, entrepreneurial consumer healthcare company that has achieved strong growth through astute marketing, commercialisation, and strategic acquisitions. With a portfolio of over 90 healthcare and pharmaceutical products, our footprint is expanding globally, with team members in the UK, Europe, United States, China, and Singapore.

If you are seeking a company that values innovation, teamwork, and offers an entrepreneurial environment where the legal department is at the heart of the operating process, Alliance Pharma is the perfect place for you to advance your career. Apply now and take the next step on your career journey.

Note: Only direct candidate applications will be accepted. Strictly NO AGENCIES, please.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited
Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited

Current Openings: 0

We are Alliance Pharma plc, an international healthcare group. Our purpose is to improve the lives of consumers and patients, through making available a range of clinically valuable healthcare products. Headquartered in the UK, we employ more than 250 people based in locations across Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific region. Our core focus is on the marketing of Consumer Healthcare brands. We also have a smaller Prescription Medicines business, which operates alongside this. In total, we hold marketing rights to around 80 brands, with our revenues being generated from a mix of direct, distributor and e-commerce sales. With annual revenues in excess of £160m, good margins and strong cash generation, we’re financially successful and have a strong appetite for growth. Outsourcing all of our manufacturing and logistics activities allows us to remain asset-light and to focus on leveraging the operating platform we’ve built across EMEA, AMER and APAC, in order to maximise the value and reach of our brands. For more information on Alliance, please visit our website: Adverse Event Reporting Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at Adverse events should also be reported to Pharmacovigilance at Alliance Pharmaceuticals (tel: 01249 466966, email:
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