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Our client, an innovative and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland, covering multiple therapeutic areas, is looking for a Paralegal for an 12 month contract role with the possibility of extension based in Basel, Switzerland.

The ideal candidate provides key legal support activities, requiring formal education, training and experience. Will have knowledge and expertise regarding the legal system and procedural law which qualify them to do some work of a legal nature but will work under the supervision of a qualified legal counsel.

Key Responsibilities:

Paralegal services:

  • Legal support for contracts – 3rd party and intercompany agreements for the client's Swiss Entities, including drafting, reviewing, and proofreading as required.
  • Support on various legal documents such as CDAs, PoAs, UBO, confirmations and authorizations, certificates, protocols.
  • Maintains respective documentation, including proper organization of files.
  • Dealing with and reliable handling of notarization process.
  • Proofreading of legal documents.
  • Support and execution of special projects.
  • Manages the document flow with involved stakeholders and arranges for signature of documents; ensures contract lifecycle management and maintains the contract database including physical & digital archiving system.

Work processes in own area of responsibility:

  • Supports optimization of current processes and/or introduction of new or modified processes.
  • Maintains the overview of timelines and deliverables in all assigned projects.
  • Acts as a team member for legal projects.


  • Informs, communicates, advises, and supports the team and associates from outside the team on processes, guidelines, and services specific to the department.
  • Accommodates customers’ specific needs.
  • Is a professional partner to people within and outside the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A valid working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship is required.
  • Paralegal Certificate or Commercial training (e.g., Swiss Association of Commercial Employees, business school) or equivalent (e.g., Swiss Matura plus business experience or Bachelor (preference Legal).
  • Experience as a “Paralegal” or „Administrative Specialist“ with paralegal experience or similar.
  • Basic legal training (Paralegal course or acquired on the job).
  • Fluent in English and German (spoken and written).

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