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Corporate Lawyer (M/F)


15.06.2021 | Lisboa | Referência: 2021064


Corporate Lawyer (M/F)


Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Your new role

The role is part of a forward-looking legal team that is redesigning itself to take advantage of the ongoing disruption in global legal services (ALSPs, legal tech, Legal Ops, etc.) to drive continuous improvement in legal services. The position is part of a global legal, IP, compliance, and privacy team that is building a culture that is global and diverse, collaborative and team-focused, driven to excel and continuously improve, and is open-minded and creative.

You will report to the Vice President – Corporate Secretary & Special Projects – and you will be responsible for coordinating and interacting with local corporate secretaries in the global Ferring environment to track board changes, collect documents, assist with signatures and with local counsel regarding review of changes to local corporate charters. Support the creation of new legal entities and dissolution of existing legal entities where requested, support board and shareholder meetings and support in responding to requests for information regarding ownership of the Ferring Group (‘Know-Your-Customer”), among other activities.

What you'll need to succeed

We are looking for a talented professional with a Law Degree and 5 to 10 years of experience in similar roles or related professional experience in a corporate department or law firm. For your success, you should have excellent planning and organisational skills and be service-minded, resourceful and with a solution-oriented approach. You will need an advanced level of English (written and spoken - mandatory) and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). We are looking for a Talent with strong communication, intellectual curiosity, resiliency and with the ability to work in a decentralised finance structure.

What you'll get in return

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organisation. You will perform a key role on a global scale which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.