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  • ASAP: Legal Counsel Germany/Switzerland - min. 3-6 months Zug
  • Michael Page in Zug, , Switzerland
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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About Our Client

Our client is an internationally active and expanding biotech company with innovative therapies. We are looking for a legal counsel with strong experience on legal operations and the ability to streamline and improve those. Start ASAP for at least 3-6 months.

Job Description

As Legal Counsel, you will play a crucial role in providing legal support and guidance across various functions within the company. Your primary responsibilities will include:
• Legal Operations:
• Streamlining legal processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
• Managing legal databases and ensuring they are up-to-date and accurate.
• Overseeing contract management, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts.
• Leveraging AI technologies to optimize legal operations and staying abreast of advancements in AI within the legal market.
• German Commercial Contracts:
• Assisting in the preparation, review, and negotiation of commercial contracts for both the Swiss and German... markets.
• Ensuring compliance with local laws and regulations in Switzerland and Germany.
• Providing legal advice on commercial transactions and business strategies.
• General Legal Support:
• Offering legal counsel on a wide range of matters, including corporate governance, compliance, and regulatory issues.
• Collaborating with various departments to mitigate legal risks and support business objectives.
• Conducting legal research and staying informed on relevant legal developments.

The Successful Applicant
• Educational Background:
• A degree in Law (LL.B or equivalent); an advanced degree (LL.M or equivalent) is a plus.
• Admission to the bar in Switzerland or Germany is preferred.
• Professional Experience:
• Minimum of 3 years of experience as a legal counsel, ideally within a multinational company or a reputable law firm.
• Proven expertise in handling commercial contracts, particularly within the Swiss and German markets.
• Strong background in legal operations, including process optimization and database management.
• Familiarity with AI applications in the legal field is highly desirable.
• Skills and Competencies:
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proficient in German and English; additional languages are an asset.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across teams.
• High attention to detail and a proactive approach to legal challenges.

What's on Offer
• Quick start and opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative environment
• International and purpose driven environment
Zug Switzerland

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Apply - ASAP: Legal Counsel Germany/Switzerland - min. 3-6 months Zug