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  • International Legal Counsel (Consumer law)

  • Location: France, Île-de-France, Paris
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 807880/001
  • Managed by: Stephanie Greaves

Our client

Our client is a dynamic global pharmaceutical company with a focus on specialty care, headquartered near Paris and operating in over 30 countries.

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced international lawyer to provide legal support to the consumer healthcare part of the business, with a focus on commercial and marketing operations in different jurisdictions

Reporting into the head of legal for the division, this role will entail thorough commercial support including the drafting and negotiation of contracts, monitoring existing contractual relationships and strategic involvement in discussion relating to the products and alliances. The successful candidate will provide assistance and advice on legal and regulatory issues, remaining abreast of any relevant applicable regulatory and legal changes, and interacting efficiently with other parts of the business such as R&D, BD, Techops and IT. He/she will also proactively manage disputes and litigation, with the aid of outside counsel, and reinforce and proactively promote a compliance culture within the consumer business.

Profile sought

The ideal candidate will be a business-orientated self-starter with a minimum of 4 years' experience including relevant international experience in the healthcare or food sector, in-house or in a law firm. It will be essential to demonstrate excellent communication skills, and be comfortable in taking initiatives and sharing input. You are fluent in English with a second language (such as French) being a plus. Experience in consumer law is essential, with knowledge of competition law representing a plus.

Contact

In order to apply, please send your CV in English to stephanie.greaves@laurencesimons.com, citing reference 807880

Role managed by: Stephanie Greaves
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