Senior Associate - Commercial Life Science

Iconic Resourcing
Contract Type
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, Contracts, IT / IP, Licensing
Glasgow or Edinburgh
Highly Competitive DOPQE
3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Commercial Life Science - Senior Associate Glasgow or Edinburgh based with Hybrid working Tier 1 Global Client UK wide team

Job Description

Iconic Resourcing are proud to partner with a renowned and highly regarded Tier 1 Global law firm for the role of Senior Associate within their Commercial Life Science team, known for their expertise in the field and exclusive client list. This role can be based in either their Glasgow or Edinburgh Office and is offered on a hybrid working basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an acclaimed firm working with a truly innovative and solutions driven practice, who value and nourish client relationships by working in true partnership with clients both in the UK and Internationally.

The Role of Senior Associate is an integral part of the Life Science team, a team which spans the full UK and has over 80 dedicated life science colleagues. You will be advising clients at every stage of the product life cycle, from intellectual property issues, collaboration arrangements, commercialisation and supply chain and life cycle management.  The work will be varied and interesting and will see you collaborate with the firms many other departments on cross divisional matters.

The required candidate will ideally have a minimum of 4-8 years PQE in a similar role or be able to demonstrate competence in the following;

Demonstrate appropriate range of legal knowledge within the life science sector
Have experience in drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts; including licencing, supply and distribution arrangements
Confidently advise clients on matters relating to IP, IT and Data Protection
Communicate effectively with colleagues whilst handling cross divisional matters
Maintain, build and strengthen client relationships whilst providing best practice solutions for their needs
Have excellent attention to detail and appreciate importance of accuracy and risks inaccuracies can bring
Demonstrate effectively handling a busy caseload whilst maintaining client relations
Meet all deadlines and comply with all company procedures
Be client focused
Have the ability to work automatously whilst being an effective part of a wider team
Maintain strong personal and professional ethics at all times

You will be part of prestigious firm within a much sought after team, working under and supported by highly regarded Partners known for their expertise in the field.

In return you will 

Receive a fantastic financial and benefits package
Enjoy a work life balance, which includes Hybrid home working, alternative hours worked to suit personal circumstances and use of innovative technology 
Receive discretionary work related compensation
Be part of a prestigious organisation where personal and professional development is encourage


For more information and a confidential chat please contact Debby Stewart at or 07423 750815 or connect via Linkedin


At Iconic Resourcing we are engaged by many leading organisations across Scotland and our aim is to keep the recruitment process simple. The people we work with are often in demand professionals, so we work in a completely agile way which means discussions don't only need to be over the phone, we can arrange video calls at times convenient to you. Please visit our website to view all our Iconic Jobs across Scotland.

Iconic Resourcing is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated as such. We act as both an employment business and an employment agency.