Share this Job

Job Title:  Senior Corporate Counsel

Req ID:  17858
Job Category:  Legal
Country:  GB
State:  HAM
City:  Basingstoke
Zip:  RG22 4AX

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Great opportunity to join STERIS as our Senior Corporate Counsel.

Senior Corporate Counsels serve as key employees within the Legal Department, providing legal counsel and representation to business groups.  Senior Corporate Counsels report to and are responsible for addressing legal issues assigned by the Group General Counsel and STERIS’s General Counsel.  The position is a mid-level position within the Legal Department, but interacts with senior executives and the Board of Directors.


The Senior Corporate Counsel, UK is responsible for handling specialized, complex legal issues or projects relating to business opportunities, contracts, acquisitions, litigation, and governance matters.  The position is also responsible for providing legal counsel, representation, compliance advice, legal training, and other support to the Company’s UK based operations and the International Commercial Operations business division, which operates in EMEA, APAC, and LATAM.   


The legal issues handled are specialized and may vary from time to time, and the position requires a highly experienced attorney.  Operates with minimal supervision in a complex environment; minimal management of direct reports, but responsible for managing outside service providers and projects.

Provide highly specialized and complex legal advice to business management and executive leadership. Consults with management regarding a variety of business opportunities, contract development, litigation, employment law matters, and corporate governance

Duties - cont'd

Ensure subsidiary compliance with corporate governance matters, including organizational meetings, minutes, filings, registrations, actions, and powers of attorney.

Evaluate legal risks and implement training and other measures to reduce risk.

Manage legal aspects of projects to include acquisition due diligence, integrations, and divestitures.

Manage outside law firms and related service providers, defining terms of service, negotiates cost, and ensures business needs are supported

Required Experience


Experience in representing corporations and business, negotiating complex business agreements, advising clients on legal, regulatory, risk management, risk avoidance and compliance matters on an international basis.


Significant experience in representing corporations with international footprint, leverage local legal expertise as needed to support in country business operations


STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Job Segment: Risk Management, Business Manager, Finance, Management