The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.
Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources.
Currently, we're on the hunt for an exceptional Legal Counsel - Pharma/Life Sciences to join our ranks for project-based work in Basel:
University degree in Law and an LLM. Admission to the Swiss bar or in a European country is preferred;
3+ years of legal experience within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or life science environment as an in-house legal counsel or as an attorney at law in a law firm within this specialty;
Experience in advising on legal and regulatory provisions, especially in dynamic cross functional roles;
Strong know-how in creating, evaluation and negotiation of commercial contracts;
Fluency in English needed; German and/or French is a strong asset; any other languages are a plus;
Part-time or full-time availability;
Solution orientated project management skills and structured working style.
The responsibilities for this role will include:
Providing practical legal advice and interdisciplinary project management support on both business matters and a wide range of regulatory matters in a fast-paced environment;
Working on complex legal and regulatory issues, including building and implementing compliance policies and programs;
Drafting, reviewing & negotiating of pharmaceutical-relatedh commercial contracts;
Working with and advising business and compliance clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions.
Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.
With over 2,000 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that: “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”. Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.
Internal Number: 31671
Featured by the National Law Journal in their cover story "The Rise of the New Model Firm," Axiom is changing the way attorneys work and offering corporations a new way to work with them. Axiom offers attorneys sophisticated work and a more self-directed practice.
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