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Contract Law Attorney / Health Care Attorney in Boston, MA

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Company name

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law
Health Care

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Nov 16,2017

Posted on

Mar 19,2017

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Clinical Contracts Attorney The candidate will assist in reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a high volume of global clinical contracts, including clinical trial agreements, informed consent forms, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, and other agreements related to global clinical trials, with a specific focus on contracts and other agreements (e.g. country-specific templates, investigator/institutional agreements, pharmacy agreements, trust agreements) necessary to conduct study startup in countries in Europe. Partner with attorneys in our intellectual property, privacy, and compliance groups during contract preparation and negotiation with respect to relevant contractual provisions. Manage a high volume of transactions under extremely tight timelines. Provide practical legal advice and support directly to clients in a fast-paced environment with a high level of professionalism. Implement improvements to contract templates and the contract management processes. Train and guide business teams on the use of contract templates, relevant legal issues, and good contracting practices. Oversee a paralegal who assists with intake, review, editing, tracking, and processing of contracts. JD from accredited law school and license to practice in at least one US jurisdiction and 5+ years of clinical contracting experience at a pharmaceutical or Biotechnology Company, academic medical institution, CRO, or law firm required. Excellent drafting and negotiating skills and exceptional organizational and time management skills required. In-depth hands on experience handling global clinical trial agreements with investigative sites in Europe required. Experience working with sites in the US preferred.

Additional info

Job ID: 9093BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
50 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210