Regional Legal Counsel - Asia (Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical org)

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR37,500 - MYR41,667

Added 22/01/2021

  • Broad regional legal scope of work for a leading pharmaceutical brand
  • Drive growth through M&A/Licensing of new products

About Our Client

A global pharmaceutical leader, this organisation's revenues exceed USD 20 billion and has a wide variety of products that cater to several therapy areas such as pain, cardiology, diabetes and oncology.

Job Description

  • Assist and advise business from a legal point of view to manage risk and enable growth in Asia
  • Accountability for all Asia legal matters for the business unit
  • Drive M&A related activities that revolve around licensing/acquisition of products
  • Assess existing and proposed commercial relationships to ensure their implications are fully understood
  • Draft, negotiate and finalise wide range of definitive agreements in conjunction with various departments to ensure relationships align with international templates and processes and are properly defined and recorded.
  • Preparation and approval of contracts with Legal Operations, developing, implementing and maintaining appropriate standard form contracts and templates and standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor key contractual relationships for proper performance by both parties
  • Coordinate, draft and finalise agreements and corporate documents
    contractual due diligence activities
  • Advise on all legal aspects relevant to the organisation's businesses including commercial / pharmaceutical regulatory framework

The Successful Applicant

  • A minimum of 8 years experience as a PQE lawyer with a Tier 1/Global law firm followed by a minimum of 4+ years experience as an in-house counsel at a pharmaceutical organisation
  • Strong knowledge of regulations and rules governing the marketing and promotion of pharmaceutical and consumer health products
  • Experience in working on licensing deals (in-licensing, out-licensing and M&A)

What's on Offer

  • A senior level legal role with a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry
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