Lawyer / Inhouse counsel for LEO Pharma Global Legal

Indrykket: 9.1.2020

LEO Pharma, Ballerup

The research and development department (R&D) of LEO Pharma is growing dramatically with a massive increase in clinical trials and a large number of licensing activities and collaboration agreements to support the continued development of the pipeline.

We are looking for an additional experienced lawyer or inhouse counsel to the R&D Legal section in Global Legal. Are you interested in applying your legal skills in a commercial setting in life sciences and to contribute to the further development of a highly skilled legal team in a global legal function?

R&D Legal

R&D Legal is a part of Global Legal with 34 employees, of which 24 employees are based in the LEO Pharma headquarter in Ballerup. In R&D Legal we are 5 lawyers supporting the LEO Pharma R&D organisation globally (limited travelling activities).

The proposition

We can offer a broad variety of challenging tasks which include negotiating and drafting a wide scope of agreements, advice on regulatory compliance and business development transactions:

  • collaboration agreements, consultancy agreements, service agreements, development agreements, confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements, clinical trial related agreements, license agreements
  • Good Clinical Practices (ICH GCP) and GxP, data privacy (GDPR and HIPAA), regulation of agreements with Health Care Professionals, digital health projects and many other legal aspects involved in research and development activities
  • Involvement in business development activities for acquisition of rights to expand or support the R&D pipeline; term sheets, due diligence and option/license/acquisition agreements


  • Your qualifications

    You hold a master degree in law (Cand.jur; Cand.merc.jur. or L.L.M.).

    The ideal candidate has at least 4 years’ relevant work experience from a law firm, as inhouse counsel or from a public research organisation with:

    very strong legal skills in commercial contract drafting
    knowledge about life sciences preferred
    excellent communications skills and stakeholder management skills
    ability to collaborate within the team and across different functions
    positive contributor to the work environment

    You work independently and efficiently and take responsibility for your tasks and work with dedication to find the right pragmatic solutions. You have a positive attitude, great sense of humor and the ability to stay calm and prioritize correctly.

    Join our mission to help more people achieve healthy skin

    Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are suffering from an untreated skin disease. Helping these people to get a better life is what LEO Pharma is all about. By understanding their needs and wishes we will improve existing treatments and break new land to uncover the solutions of tomorrow.

    By joining LEO Pharma you will get the opportunity to create results, develop yourself among highly skilled colleagues while taking on our quest to become the preferred dermatology care partner improving people’s lives around the world and at the same time create profitable growth.
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    Ansøgningsfrist Lørdag den 01. februar 2020
    Now is an exciting time to join LEO Pharma. After 100 years of continued success, we are moving forward with a new vision. We strive to pioneer future change by providing treatment solutions to people worldwide.

    We understand that people power our success. Our global team – consisting of around 5,000 people in 61 countries worldwide – is LEO Pharma’s greatest asset. Thanks to this incredible mix of people from different cultures and backgrounds, LEO Pharma is a workplace where innovation thrives and people grow.

    This is why we continually seek to attract passionate, dedicated and solution-orientated people – and ensure that our people develop their talent. Our future depends on people who can drive our activities, penetrate new territories, realise potential in existing markets and build an even stronger pipeline. If LEO Pharma is to realise its vision, we need people who think innovatively and act with integrity – regardless of their position in the company.