Legal Trainee, for 12 months (fixed term) at 50%

Switzerland, Basel

Legal Trainee, for 12 months (fixed term) at 50%

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza’s Legal Department in Basel (Switzerland) is looking for a legal trainee to support simple contracts review, mainly Confidentiality Agreements, for a duration of 12 months (fixed term) at 50%. It is usually possible to work distributed over all days of the week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Main task is the creation, review and negotiation of simple and standardized contracts, mainly Confidentiality Agreements, for the various business units under supervision of the responsible in-house counsel. 
  • The trainee will also be responsible to obtain signatures on all finally negotiated contracts, correspond with the opposing party to obtain a fully executed version and file it with the Contract Insight data base.
  • Depending on requirements, aptness and availability the trainee may be requested contribute to other legal or administrative tasks required by Lonza’s Legal Department.

Key requirements:

  • Minimum: Bachelors in Law.
  • Fluent in English and good understanding of German languages.
  • The candidate shall have a diligent working method. In addition, the trainee is expected to have a quick perception and interest in legal issues.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R41501
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