Legal Counsel Job Openings by Abbvie in Saint-Laurent

Job Title Legal Counsel Job Openings Saint-Laurent Abbvie
Pub Date 6 days ago
Company Abbvie
Location Saint-Laurent

Abbvie Hiring 2020 - Abbvie requires a new worker to apply Legal Counsel, that will be placed in Saint-Laurent. You will definitely get a better potential customer as well as less dangerous life later on. Joining to this firm makes a people can do the purpose less complicated and make current aspiration come true.

To produce the corporation eyesight and mission arrives on legitimate Abbvie can be open up for fresh placement as December 2020. Everybody who are considering filling this specific vacant, make sure you take part in this kind of Legal Counsel recruitment. If you will be one that can certainly fill up requirements, you can try to see further information about Legal Counsel Job Openings below.

Abbvie Job Vacancies 2020

Legal Counsel Job Openings in Saint-Laurent

’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about , please visit us at Follow [at]abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Joining means, you will be part of a team of outstanding professionals dedicated to making a remarkable impact on patients' lives. At , we conduct ground-breaking science on a global scale every day. Canada is one of the Best Workplaces in Canada whereby 98% of our employees are proud to say they work for and 96% are proud of how we contribute to the community.

’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio.

When choosing your career path, choose to be remarkable.

We have a new opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join our expanding Legal Affairs team. Based in Montreal, this role reports to our Senior Counsel for Canada.

As Legal Counsel, you will provide general commercial legal advice and counsel to support ’s businesses. The successful candidate will be expected to rapidly gain knowledge of our industry and business, and be a true partner capable of managing priorities, providing strategic advice, finding legal solutions to a wide range of complex Canadian matters and global projects with the ability to make comprehensive decisions. To ensure success, you will need to have wide-ranging knowledge of the law and kept abreast of any changes that may affect our client areas, while representing to external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Advise and resolve routine and complex legal matters in practice area without supervision.
  • Adopt a problem-solving approach to find legal solutions to a wide range of matters.
  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements for various functions, departments (e.g., Regulatory, Market Access, Governmental Affairs, Office of Ethics and Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Communications and Purchasing).
  • Resolve legal issues using negotiation skills and legal expertise; coach and direct assigned support staff in their responsibilities.
  • Select, and direct the work of outside counsel, define and manage project objectives (as applicable).
  • Liaise cross-functionally, on both a local and global level and participate in legal, governance and business meetings.
  • Other responsibilities will include (a) general support to matters delegated by the Director of Legal Affairs and (b) working with other lawyers within on specific matters or projects.


Education / Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s in Law from a recognized university.
  • Licensed to practice law in Canada and a member of the Quebec Bar.
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant legal experience, ideally as part of a global pharmaceutical company.
  • Expertise in all aspects of drug development and local regulations, including pharmaceutical regulatory.
  • General understanding / experience in intellectual property (patents, trademarks).
  • Solid knowledge of market access and relevant Canadian legal landscape.
  • National and applicable international antitrust and competition law (specifically parallel trade, technology transfer and research & development).
  • Understanding in the following areas considered an asset:
    • General corporate and criminal / anti-bribery law;
    • Ethics and compliance, including local requirements;
    • Occupational, health and safety;
    • Employment;
    • Privacy.

Essential skills and abilities:

  • Advanced French and English language proficiency (oral and written).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Must be at ease with technology (the use of various tools/systems to perform day-to-day tasks).

Key leadership competencies:

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, with a demonstrated ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication skills and social intelligence.
  • A cultural sensitivity to working in a diverse and inclusive multi-national company, with an ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and build strong relationships with peers.
  • High ethical standards and integrity, acting as a role model within the organization.
  • Work independently and prioritize key business priorities. Use good judgment, deliver initiatives on time, be agile and proactive.
  • Learn about our business quickly and extensively,and grasp the “essence” of matters or issues.
  • Demonstrate ability to be versatile and optimistic, while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency in a matrix and changing work environment.

is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

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At , we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

As one of the leading companies in Canada, Abbvie offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Abbvie also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to escalate new skills and erudition through the company programs.

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