General Counsel

Administration · Full-time · Remote · Remote possible

Job description

At Purely Cloud, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming peoples’ lives through technology. Each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Purely Cloud is looking for an experienced life sciences transactional attorney who can be successful within our fast-paced, adaptive and focused culture.

Position Overview: This position will be primarily responsible for providing legal advice, guidance and support for Corporate Development (i.e., mergers and acquisitions) and Business Development (i.e., licensing and collaborations) transactions.


Lead drafting and negotiations, structuring and counseling on transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, strategic equity investments, strategic divestitures, global licenses, collaborations and partnerships and other transactions). Identify and resolve critical legal issues and identify and help resolve critical business issues arising from transactions. Oversee and manage the legal due diligence process.

Partner with Corporate Development and Business Development clients to ensure strategic alignment in all transactions, escalating matters as appropriate with the judgment to understand when escalation is necessary.

Manage business relationships and counsel business clients across a broad sphere of influence, internally and externally, on transaction and strategic issues pertaining to strategic alliance partnerships and collaborations.

Contribute to the on-going development of a high-performance transactions legal team and cultivate a highly collaborative culture with effective relationships with peers in the legal department as well as other key functions.

As appropriate, manage and organize antitrust approvals and negotiations with antitrust authorities and regulators.

Demonstrate a service-oriented approach to advising internal client groups.

Demonstrate full commitment to Purely Cloud's mission and values.


Law degree from recognized university. Qualification to practice law in California or ability to obtain a CA in-house counsel limited license.

Counsel - Minimum 5 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience. Senior Counsel – Minimum 7-9 years of legal M&A, Licensing and/or Collaboration Transactional experience.

Experience drafting and negotiating complex transaction agreements. Experience in technology industry transactions preferred.

Understanding of bio-pharmaceutical/life-sciences industry.

Has excellent interpersonal skills and can successfully manage internal client expectations and can work/operate well with a variety of personalities/capabilities in cross-functional teams, matrix environment.

Creative, thoughtful and practical problem-solving skills.

Must have high integrity, ability to assess risk, ability to make decisions and think strategically while applying knowledge of applicable legal issues.

Listens to internal client needs and communicates with clients with confidence and diplomacy.

Excellent verbal and writing skills and business judgment are required.

Ability to communicate effectively with management and senior management personnel.

Ability to train and develop the other members of the team.

Ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently and perform against broad objectives.

Possess strong work ethic.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Purely Cloud recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Purely Cloud will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

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