Internal job advertisement 


Location: Basel


Senior Legal Counsel (m/f/d) 100%
Basel, Switzerland

  • Basel
  • ASAP
  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Your Tasks

  • Responsible to independently draft, review, and negotiate complex commercial agreements related to Corden Pharma's CDMO-business (e.g., toll manufacturing-, supply-, development-, and services agreements)
  • Accountable to provide pro-active, pragmatic and solution oriented legal advice on commercial, corporate and contractual matters, statutory obligations, and compliance
  • Acting as legal business partner to global departments (e.g.: Sales ; Project Management ; Quality / Regulatory ; Human Resources)
  • Assuring interaction with third party customers and suppliers to support our internal clients both sell- and buy-side, on contracts and other legal matters
  • Accountable to handle litigations and disputes
  • Responsible for providing legal trainings
  • Working alongside the General Counsel on projects, providing support on corporate / and finance law matters (e.g. corporate housekeeping ; M&A, financing)

Your Profile

  • Master of Law degree and admission to the bar, preferably Swiss or German bar
  • Substantial experience as in-house counsel, gained in an international, fast paced environment (CDMO / Pharma / Life Sciences a plus)
  • Confirmed experience and excellent skills in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements independently (i.e. manufacturing and supply) in the English language
  • Proven track record of a structured approach, and rapid execution at the highest standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, pro-active, results-oriented, and hands-on, with an attention to detail 
  • Fluent English and German (written and oral), further language(s) a plus.