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Requisition ID:  921

Saint-Laurent, Quebec, CA


We are currently looking for a Paralegal to join the new Lundbeck Legal Affairs team. This position is permanent full-time and is located at our Head-Office in Saint-Laurent, QC. The employee will report to the Senior Director, Legal Affairs.



Your Position:

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Legal Affairs, the Paralegal is responsible for paralegal support and coordination of legal and compliance tasks at Lundbeck.


Legal and compliance coordination (80%)

  • Draft and review legal documents (i.e. confidentiality agreements, consultant agreements, speaker agreements, services agreements, and template letters)
  • Manage the legal inbox, answering legal and administrative requests or redirecting when needed
  • Follow up with internal and/or external stakeholders on various documentation and its execution, while managing priorities and keeping track of deadlines
  • Help maintain the corporation’s minute books and business registrations
  • Perform legal research as needed
  • Support the Sr. Director and Compliance Specialist on compliance activities, initiatives, documentation and reports.


Administrative support (20%)

  • Maintain the legal department filing systems, databases and records
  • Translate templates and internal communications as needed (English/French)


Position Qualifications:

  • Diploma of College Studies (DCS) in Paralegal Technology or other relevant training related to legal field;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Paralegal in corporate law, or as a Legal Administrative Assistant or Coordinator in a law firm or legal department
  • Bilingualism in French and English (written and oral) required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (in particular Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Independent and proactive individual with a proven ability to drive results under little supervision
  • Rigor and strong organizational skills with an ability to keep track of priorities while multitasking
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Advanced sense of discretion





My Competencies:

Working Conditions


Leading Self – Action Oriented

Normal office conditions:



Leading Self – Collaborates

Evening/Weekend commitments:


Leading Self – Customer Focus

Travel commitments:


Report to: Senior Director, Legal Affairs

Leading Self – Drives Results

% of travel required:



Leading Self – Self-Development





For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department. 

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.
Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.