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Legal Counsel Life Sciences

Location Zürich Suitcase Tax & Legal Clock to be defined

Your tasks

  • Become part of PwC's Flexible Legal Resources and join our mission to change the way of delivering quality legal work to our large network of clients.
  • You will work on a staffing contract which offers you maximum flexibility including the utilization rate you prefer (full-time/part-time).
  • You will assist our clients in developing multi-country legal strategies, update and improve short and long term strategies based on regulatory changes mostly under CH/EU law.
  • You will anticipate legal obstacles and emerging issues throughout a product lifecycle and develop solutions with other members of the in-house regulatory team.
  • You will be involved in different projects to implement new European transparency reporting standards and systems.
  • You will develop and manage appropriate SOPs and systems to track and supervise product-associated events.
  • You will be an internal advisor for clinical trial teams to host compliant meetings.
  • You will liaise with legal representatives where necessary to solve outstanding legal issues.

Your profile

  • You have obtained a law degree from a recognized University in Switzerland or another EU country.
  • A Ph.D. in law or a technical area as well as a specific certification would be a strong plus.
  • If you have a foreign nationality you have a valid Swiss working permit.
  • You have sound experience (3-8 years) as in-house Legal Counsel of a Swiss based company.
  • You are perfectly fluent in English (with excellent writing skills) and fluent in German and/or French.
  • You have strong communication and organizational skills and you are able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • You have preferably experience in the Life Sciences environment.
  • You have the ability to adapt to a large and complex structure with varying priorities quickly, are versed at multitasking and can prioritize efficiently while working on numerous projects simultaneously.

Your prospects and benefits

Your opportunities for development

Your opportunities for development

Deine Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten

At PwC, you can develop both personally and professionally. That’s why 9% of our revenue is spent on staff training and further education.

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Bei uns kannst du dich entfalten und weiterentwickeln – persönlich und beruflich. Daher investieren wir neun Prozent unseres Jahresumsatzes in die persönliche Entwicklung sowie in die Aus- und Weiterbildung unserer Mitarbeitenden.

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Our culture and our values

Our culture and our values

In Switzerland we have about 3,200 employees from 72 countries, which means our people are as diverse as our ideas. Together, we define and live the values that shape us: personal and professional, economic and ecological, social and ethical. And the people we work for are just as diverse as the people who work for us.

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<H4>Recruitment Team</H4><br/>Tel. +41 58 792 22 22

Recruitment Team


Tel. +41 58 792 22 22
For further information or to apply for this role please upload your profile at www.pwc-flr.ch

<H4>Recruitment Team</H4><br/>Tel. +41 58 792 22 22

Recruitment Team


Tel. +41 58 792 22 22
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Who we are – PwC as an employer

We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual. You'll be part of a global network of 223,000 specialists, more than 3,000 colleagues in Switzerland. You'll work with the best teams to add value for our clients on challenging national and international projects in the areas of legal advice and consulting.

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