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Contract Law Attorney / Employment Attorney in Fairfield, CT

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Practice Area

Contract Law
Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Fairfield, CT

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Apr 03,2018

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Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and services to support the company's business in assigned region, in one or more of the following areas: contract law, employment law, commercial law, regulatory or compliance. May also coordinate legal matters handled by outside counsel. Will review, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts. Ensure that contracts are in compliance with legal, regulatory and company policies. Monitor the contract process to assure compliance with the company's contractual guidelines, satisfaction of customers/vendors, including participation in pre-contract discussions, contract negotiations and contract changes. May provide legal advice regarding employment law. Liaise with Human Resources on all issues of the law related to the company's human capital. Monitor legal issues and implications regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, health and safety, hiring and firing, as well as all other aspects of employee rights and responsibilities. Advise the company on legal issues concerning intellectual property, real estate, or privacy matters. May examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting a lawsuit. Study statutes, decisions and ordinances to determine appropriate plan of action. Prepare files and take cases to trial if out-of-court settlements cannot be reached or coordinate such legal matters handled by outside counsel. Assess impact of case outcomes and initiate steps to implement any resultant changes. Manage the corporate entities in assigned region.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an LL.B. (Hons) or equivalent from a recognised university with 5+ years of pqe preferably with prior contracting experience in commercial transactions in an in-house counsel role; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Solid understanding of the government regulations that effect the operation of the company is required. Solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and/or drug development process is needed. Solid understanding of drug discovery and development is a must. Ability to negotiate, read and draft in Chinese will be a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 1806581

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1499 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824