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Associate Attorney - Legal Counsel

SHL Medical

SHL Medical

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024
January 24, 2024 Full Time Charleston (South Carolina) US

Associate Attorney - Legal Counsel

Location: Charleston, South Carolina, US

Reporting to: Head of Legal – US

SHL Medical is the world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems with more than 5000 employees worldwide. Our customers include top pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe that require innovative devices such as auto-injectors or pen injectors to effectively deliver their drugs. Headquartered in Switzerland since late 2018, with sites in Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.

Job Overview

The Legal Counsel is responsible for working with colleagues in the Legal Department to provide legal advice and services to SHL Medical and its affiliates.

Main Responsibilities

  • Serve as an advisor to Head of Legal, US and the rest of the Legal Department.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and well-reasoned advice on legal matters and keep employees advised on key changes to laws impacting the organization.
  • Provide legal services, including preparation, drafting, and negotiation of legal documents for commercial as well as corporate transactions.
  • Support the build out and ramp up of manufacturing site in South Carolina.
  • Close collaboration with Human Resources on employment law related matters.
  • Carry out corporate governance, compliance, and secretarial responsibilities, including but not limited to filing for and maintaining business and company registrations in the United States, and maintain legal documents and corporate records.
  • Coordinate and oversee legal and project work of other attorneys, paralegals, and outside counsels in support of multiple cross-jurisdictional or cross-site programs as needed.
  • Represent SHL Medical in domestic and international merger and acquisition transactions, post-closing integration, and re-organization.
  • Structure, implement, and monitor appropriate internal policies and global legal and compliance trainings for management and employees of the organization.
  • Support the short-term and long-term goals of the Legal Department and the organization.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Legal, US or the Chief Legal Officer.

Skills and Qualification

  • License to practice law in the state of South Carolina is required.
  • 2 to 4 years of diverse prior qualified experience, including law firm or in-house experience, with a minimum of 1 year of employment law experience required.
  • Background in medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry, manufacturing, or highly regulated environment preferred.
  • Experience in working in diverse, cross-cultural working environment with people from all over the world is preferred.

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Challenging assignments in a fast growing and innovative industry
  • Position in a dynamic, international team of highly skilled professionals
  • Various opportunities for personal and professional development within a global organization

Please note: For this position, we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.