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Specialist, Attorney-at-Law

Requistion ID:  3613

Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, DK

Date:  21-Sep-2022

Legal counsel for Corporate Legal, Corporate & Commercial    

Join us if you want to work in a Danish based, international pharmaceutical company and become part of a passionate team tirelessly dedicated to supporting Lundbeck’s mission of restoring brain health, so everyone can be their best.

The Corporate & Commercial Team


We are thrilled that we can add a new colleague to our great team. We are looking for a Legal Counsel with 2-6 years of post-graduation experience to join Corporate Legal’s Corporate & Commercial team. The team currently consists of 8 people, and you will report to the head of the team, Senior Director, Jakob Østergaard Mikkelsen.


The team provides corporate support to and interacts directly with our Board of Directors and Executive Management on e.g. corporate law matters, securities law, corporate governance and management remuneration. As part of Lundbeck’s global journey, the team also provides ongoing legal support to our more than 50 global affiliates as well as commercial legal support through-out Lundbeck’s value chain. This support includes assistance with drafting and negotiation of contracts within a wide range of areas, such as procurement agreements (e.g. IT, supply of raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients and packaging, consultancy services, construction of buildings, large machinery and marketing) and commercial agreements (e.g. distribution and registration agreements).


We offer


  • a great team consistently showing dedication, humor and respect in the way we work
  • the opportunity to work with a wide variety of tasks and disciplines in a truly global organization, ranging from smaller contracts to significant and complex contracts and projects
  • personal responsibility for one or more legal/commercial areas, working independently and directly with colleagues from all parts of Lundbeck’s business,
  • continuous and informal co-operation with your team members giving you the opportunity to liaise and discuss with dedicated colleagues at all times
  • access to experienced, professional lawyers who are passionate about their work and excited to share their knowledge and help you achieve your personal development goals
  • a complex and exciting environment with the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive every day
  • a competitive remuneration package.


Your qualifications


Our preferred candidate has the following professional and personal qualifications:


  • A Master of Laws (in Denmark, Cand. Jur.)
  • 2-6 years of post-graduation work experience from a law firm, a private company, or a combination. We imagine that you may be working as an assistant attorney, junior lawyer or have other relevant work-experience from the private sector    
  • contract drafting and negotiation experience is a significant advantage 
  • a natural curiosity and an eagerness to learn and develop
  • excellent stakeholder management and communication skills 
  • strong legal and business understanding and an understanding of the necessity for pragmatic and actionable solutions
  • personal drive, attention to detail, solution oriented with the ability to prioritize in an ambitious environment; and
  • a global mindset and fluency in English.



About Lundbeck

In Lundbeck, our commitment is embedded in our Danish heritage, our solid foundation ownership and our culture of innovation. To us, it is essential that Lundbeck is a place where you grow and thrive both personally and professionally.

Together, we are creating a brighter future for people living with brain diseases. That is our promise to each other and to the world.


Lundbeck offers a great workplace that is based on a flat structure, forming a collaborative working environment based on respect and equality. We employ dedicated colleagues and encourage continuous development. Together, we create the ideal conditions for you and your job, so we can create better conditions for patients.


Want to learn more?

For further information, please contact Lead Specialist, Mette Bjørndahl on Your application and CV should not be sent via email.


We also recommend that you have a look at our website, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Sounds interesting?


Please click on the apply button. Applications must be in English. Please note that we will process applications as they come in, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The job posting will be taken down when we have found our new colleague.  









About Lundbeck

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn