Internship - Corporate M&A Legal (50%)

Switzerland, Basel

Internship - Corporate M&A Legal (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.

We are looking for an intern in our Basel legal team, reporting to the Associate General Counsel, Corporate. We are looking for a qualified law student with interest in corporate matters, contracting, M&A and data privacy, preferably in life sciences, pharma, or manufacturing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support on the global management of Lonza's group entities.
  • Support with respect to all legal aspects of M&A transactions and strategic projects.
  • Act as a business legal partner with internal clients of the company.
  • Advise on global corporate matters.
  • Advise, draft, negotiate, review, revise, and analyze contracts relating to confidentiality, procurement of products and services by the company.
  • Researches and answers inquiries regarding contract rights and obligations, privacy rights, legal clearances, and other legal matters.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by General Counsel, Corporate and Associate General Counsel, Corporate.
  • A proactive member of the team who is keen to learn and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Team player who is comfortable working with all levels of management.

Key requirements:

  • Team player, with a can-do mentality, proactive, self-starter, challenges status quo, able to work seamlessly and with agility across businesses and functions.
  • Advanced legal studies.
  • Experience in corporate and contract law matters.
  • At ease in drafting legal documents in English and in German or French.

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: R45021
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