Director* Legal & Intellectual Property

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We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Director* Legal & Intellectual Property

Main responsibilities:
  • Independently drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of global and regional business agreements and addressing associated legal correspondence, with a focus on the more complex transactions and arrangements
  • Providing strategic advice to senior management on matters and legal/business risk assessments
  • Taking a leading role in the development, implementation and improvement of policies and processes to support business operations, ensuring strategic shareholders are engaged and providing necessary feedback early
  • Leading the legal aspects of transaction due diligence and related matters, with a focus on the more complex transactions and arrangements
  • Providing strategic advice on other ad hoc corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation matters as they arise

What you have to offer.

  • Solicitor, lawyer, attorney or barrister licensed to practice law in a relevant jurisdiction
  • A minimum of 10 years of litigation experience
  • Experience representing clients in highly regulated industries
  • Experience of e-discovery exercises
  • Substantial experience advising senior management on litigation strategy and risk
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in working effectively with people across a wide range of disciplines in a complex and fast moving corporate environment

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6850 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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