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ICON Clinical Research Limited

Legal Associate

ICON Clinical Research Limited

  • Nationwide / Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 21/01/2013
  • HR Manager
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review commercial legal contracts, including third party vendor contracts (including Master Services Agreements and underlying Work Orders) and where required to advise on miscellaneous legal matters.



Legal Associate 


This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. As a Legal Associate, reporting to the Director of Corporate Legal, the primary purpose of this role is the review confidentiality agreements, legal representative agreements, certain sponsor contracts and/or third party vendor contracts and where required to advise on miscellaneous legal matters.




Overview of the role


Supporting the ICON Contracts Process which may include but not limited to:
• Liaising with Contract Analyst/Account Exec arranging for client contracts
• Reviewing confidentiality agreements


• Reviewing contracts & circulating internally for comments
• Updating contracts based on comments
• Issuing contracts to contract analyst


• Attending T/con/meeting with clients/vendors to finalize terms
• Liaising with Contract Analyst regarding status of contract
• Arranging for execution and exchange Respond to any legal queries raised by any member of ICON staff Review, circulate Master Services Agreements internally for comments, update based on comments & issue to client. T/con/meeting with client to finalize terms.




Role Requirements


  • Paralegal or junior solicitor or solicitor-barrister – 1-3 years PQE. – all preferably gained in top tier firm or international company working in an in-house role
  • Commercial/contracts experience essential – with a strong passion for contract law
    Very strong commercial and negotiation skills necessary
  • Very strong work ethic
  • Effective and strong communicator
  • Ability to manage own workload, work to tight deadlines & close out all contractual matters within specified timelines.






Benefits of Working in ICON


Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package.  This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.


We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   


What’s Next?


Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.





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