Life Sciences Lawyer

  • Axiom Law
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 10, 2018
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.

Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits and professional development resources.

Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Life Sciences lawyers to join our ranks with:

  • 5+ years of experience at a top law firm with exceptional academic credentials
  • In-house experience at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device or other life sciences company
  • Experience drafting and negotiating life sciences related commercial contracts (e.g. clinical trials, research agreements, supply, manufacturing, distribution,) and/or other agreements
  • Experience providing legal advice for a wide range of healthcare regulatory matters
  • Ability to work onsite in the GTA
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada

The responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing legal advice for a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters
  • Providing practical legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintaining a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgement and an innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives

Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

With over 2,000 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that:  “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.

Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.

Axiom will accommodate persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and in accordance with the Human Rights Code. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided at each stage of the recruitment process. If you have a disability and require accommodation to complete the application form, please contact us at toronto@axiomlaw.com. In addition, if you are invited to participate in an interview stage, please inform us if you require special accommodation at the time of your invitation for an interview.

Practice Area(s)

life sciences law

Experience

5+ years