Experienced Legal Counsel



Career Opportunities: Experienced Legal Counsel (46789)
Req ID 46789 - Posted 08/01/2020 - Denmark - Capital Region, Humlebæk - Legal - Coloplast A/S

Experienced Legal Counsel
Are you ready to join our ambitious legal team in one of Denmark’s most successful medical device companies?

Join an international team of legal experts
Reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Corporate Commercial, Capital Markets and M&A, you will join our legal team sitting in HQ in Humlebæk. Here you will become part of an international team with colleagues in Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, UK, US and China. Together, we support the Coloplast Group in all legal and contractual matters, supported by our legal administrative team working from Poland.

”We are strengthening our in-house competencies to better support Coloplast, a truly global and growing medical device company, and we are working closely with the business” explains Anton Malling Mikkelsen, Associate General Counsel for Corporate Commercial, Capital Markets and M&A.

Support the business
We are looking for an experienced legal counsel to take on a position as Senior Legal Counsel or Legal Counsel depending on seniority and with solid experience within competition law and preferably knowledge of marketing law. You will be globally responsible for setting up and running Coloplast’s competition law programme ensuring compliance with relevant competition law. In addition, you will be advising the business on a variety of matters relating to Coloplast’s day-to-day operations, including negotiating contracts and managing conflicts.

In your daily work, you will interact with a wide range of stakeholders throughout Coloplast. Given the global responsibility in the role, you should expect around 10-15 days of travelling each year.

Your tasks will also include:

  • Negotiating all types of business agreements
  • Advising senior management and other stakeholders within the Coloplast Group on various aspects of competition law, marketing law, commercial law and other areas applicable to Coloplast’s business
  • Managing external lawyers
  • Developing and maintaining templates, including training relevant stakeholders

“We have an open-door policy, and the day always brings something new and unforeseen. There is great variation and flexibility in the job,” Anton concludes.

Experience and a strong sense of ethics

  • You are a qualified lawyer licensed to practice in Denmark or hold a cand.merc. jur.
  • You are willing to expand your expertise to other areas to further develop your skillset
  • You have at least 5 years of experience from a reputable law firm or an in-house position in an international company
  • You have worked across multiple jurisdictions
  • You communicate effortlessly in English in both speech and writing

You are driven by an independent, analytical and pragmatic approach to your tasks. Likewise, you have a strong commercial understanding and are able to apply the law in a commercial setting. Lastly, you understand the importance of maintaining a high level of integrity in your work and deliver results within the deadlines.

At Coloplast, we make sure that you can be you. That is why we encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief or marital status.

If you would like to know more about the position, please call Associate General Counsel, Corporate Commercial, Capital Markets and M&A, Anton Malling Mikkelsen on +45 4911 1659.

We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. Deadline is the 24th of January.

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with very private and personal medical conditions. Employing more than 10.000 people and with products available in more than 130 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things. Curiosity works here.

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