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  • Legal Counsel R&D

  • Location: France, Île-de-France
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 807820/001
  • Managed by: Stephanie Greaves
This vacancy has now expired.

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 Global R&D as well as the Development, Medical and Regulatory functions.

The role will be proactive in terms of flagging high risk areas, and actively monitoring and managing existing partnerships and alliances, as well as reviewing, drafting and negotiating relevant contracts. The successful candidate will also support and intervene in strategic discussions around research and license partnerships and CROs management. He/she will keep abreast of any legal developments in these fields, and ensure and implement global legal training when required. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and a flexible approach to their work, interacting efficiently with other parts of the business.

The role will be reporting to the VP Legal R&D and the scope of work would be international.

Profile sought

The ideal candidate will be a business-minded self-starter with a minimum of 5-7 years' PQE, including relevant international experience in the healthcare sector, in-house or in a law firm. He/she will have experience of providing legal support to the R&D function, including negotiating with CROs. It will be essential to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be both assertive and curious in your day to day interactions. You are fluent in English with a second language (such as French) being a plus, with some flexibility to travel.


In order to apply, please send your CV in English to, citing reference 807820

Role managed by: Stephanie Greaves
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