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  • Senior International Legal Counsel

  • Location: Germany, Hessen, Frankfurt am Main
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: IND/807060
  • Managed by: Nicola Elsner
This vacancy has now expired.
  • Providing pragmatic and timely legal advice to all companies within the group in all legal matters
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of English and German language commercial contracts
  • Handling or assisting to handle international M&A projects (share and asset acquisitions), including drafting all sale and purchase documentation and participating in legal due diligence investigations
  • Antitrust (competition) law assessments
  • Handling legal disputes, investigations of authorities and settlements and managing external counsel in coordination with superior
  • Internal know-how presentations relating to legal topics

Necessary personal qualifications for the position:

University degree in law and completed second German State Exam preferably with above-average grades, or any (equivalent) foreign (US/UK) law exam as such as solicitor or attorney-at-law

  • At several years of experience in the pharmaceutical or life science industry
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts typical within the life science industry
  • Preferably experience in M&A projects (asset deals and share deals)
  • Fluent command of English and preferably German
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and action
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Commitment, communication skills and ability to work in a team