Lead Regional Counsel

Lead Regional Counsel

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  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    Victoria Jackson

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Consultant:

    Victoria Jackson

We are retained to appoint a lead regional counsel for our highly innovative, high growth, US medical diagnostics company, which, amongst other things, is currently busy in the fight against Covid-19 testing.  This is newly created appointment for a talented Swedish lawyer to provide legal advice, guidance, direction and assistance in connection with a wide variety of legal and compliance matters in Sweden, Northern Europe and the UK. This role is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

The ability to draft, review, negotiate, strategize and document commercial transactions  including supply, services, sub-contracts, procurement and cooperation transactions, with public authorities, private partners and Northern Europe Government agencies, is essential.  In addition, the successful candidate must work efficiently and be able to meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 

You will be the go-to-legal spokesperson for the region, so should demonstrate operational excellence and balanced risk taking, be able to build and maintain positive relationships with local leadership and other strategic partners within the company and proactively engage with, influence and inspire key stakeholders on the prioritisation of risks, identifying monitoring and improving key processes and internal controls. 

You are a Swedish lawyer with more than 5 years of relevant experience gained preferably from an international law firm, or equivalent inhouse experience, or a combination of both, in the life sciences, medical device or pharmaceutical industry. With an international mindset and outlook, you must be business-minded and an excellent communicator, highly agile and an adaptable, pragmatic solutions provider. You will be business curious and bring a positive, inspiring energy to the team.  

For more information, please contact Victoria Jackson, (Victoria.jackson@laurencesimons.com) or Samantha Knowles, (Samantha.knowles@laurencesimons.com) quoting reference A031223