Legal Assistant - Paralegal f/m

Posted 17 Dec 2021

Lyon, Rhone - France

Req Id 233415



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role:


Within the Legal Department, you will report to the Head of Legal for France, Benelux & Nordics of the Healthcare division. 

You support internal lawyers by intervening in both administrative and organizational aspects (management of contract validation, signature and archiving processes through a database to be regularly updated, management of invoices from external counsels, organizing agendas and travels, drafting of PowerPoint presentations),

Under the supervision of internal lawyers, you review and drafting of contracts or letters, research and legal monitoring.

You will support activities and projects of the Legal Department by proactively contributing to its objectives.


Position is based in Lyon (69).



Who you are:

  • Baccalaureate +3 diploma in law and / or Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma
  • Minimum experience of 6 years in a Legal Department of an international company or an international law firm
  • Excellent level of English required (written + oral)
  • Dynamism, rigor, respect of confidentiality and company ethical principles, team spirit and motivation are a must
  • Responsiveness, writing quality, sense of priorities and spirit of initiative are imperative to meet the challenges of this position


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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