Insulet Corporation

  • Legal Counsel, Europe

    Job Locations UK-London | UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Category
    Legal
  • Position Summary

    Provide general commercial legal advice and contracting support across Europe to various functions/sales teams/country managers on diverse topics including commercial contracts, procurement processes and product liability issues for a medical device company.  This role can be based in London or Munich.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide proactive legal and business counselling on a broad range of topics, including general commercial law, contract interpretation, and corporate governance
    • Draft, review and negotiate all forms of legal agreements with customers, vendors and partners. Examples include sales contracts, supply agreements, services agreements, distribution agreements, clinical trial agreements, etc.
    • Provide legal support establishing and documenting sales and marketing programs, terms and conditions of sale or purchase, third party sales agreements, procurement processes, and distribution agreements
    • Provide practical legal guidance and training on a wide range of issues facing a medical device business
    • Manage outside counsel engagements, including budgets and fees
    • Proactively identify legal risks affecting the company, and collaborate with senior management to mitigate risks while helping grow the business
    • Follow and advise on major developments in laws and regulations
    • Performs other duties as required

    Education and Experience

    • Law Degree and Member of a European Bar, preferably a German legal qualification
    • 7-10 years in a large or significant firm and/or corporate setting as a legal business partner with a transactional focus
    • Experience with complex commercial and corporate transactions and general corporate law, previous in-house experience with medical device or other life science company an advantage
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage legal risks for complex strategic transactions

     

    Preferred Skills and Competencies:   

    • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented
    • Ability to prioritize assignments while working on various projects simultaneously
    • Willingness to do a variety of tasks
    • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with leaders of other functional areas within and across the business
    • Outgoing, comfortable interacting with diverse cultures and across a multitude of cultures and levels of an international corporation
    • Ability to take lead position regarding legal matters. A positive and team-oriented attitude with flexibility
    • Fluent English and German, other European languages a plus, specifically French or Dutch
    • Strong IT skills - PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel

     

    Physical Requirements (if applicable):  

    • Ability to travel for work.

     

    Location:

    London or Munich

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