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Date:  Mar 21, 2024
Location:  León
Company:  ADL BioPharma S.L.U.


Legal Counsel.


Are you looking for a job in León, in a dynamic, globally active technology company – yet at the same time, you appreciate a value-oriented, trusting company? If so, we offer you an exciting job where you will be part of a global team oriented to multiculturalism and equality.

Recently, ADL BIOPHARMA and WACKER have joined forces, and now, WE ARE ONE. With this union, we are stronger, we have a worldwide presence, with production sites on three continents and almost 16,000 employees in 70 countries.

We are a leading group in the biotechnology sector, and we produce for multiple markets: food, cosmetics, fragrances... Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together.

To strengthen our team in León, we are looking for you as a Legal Counsel with a focus on Commercial Law.



The position is based in León (Spain), but you will have a global role, reporting functionally to the corporate Legal Department in Munich (Germany), and reporting locally to the Site in León.


Your Responsibilities


  • Advising the local business teams and the WACKER business divisions on all legal issues in close cooperation with the Munich legal team.
  • Drafting, reviewing and revising commercial contracts and other contracts relevant to the local business teams and/or the WACKER business divisions as well as supporting the business teams in contract negotiations - independently and with the support of a senior counsel.
  • Supporting interdisciplinary projects from a legal perspective.
  • Legal research, drafting of expert opinions and statements.
  • Preparation and drafting of general terms and conditions, contract templates and sample clauses.
  • Close exchange with the legal departments in Germany, China and the USA.
  • Development and implementation of training measures.
  • Monitoring legislation and case law.



Your profile



Fully qualified lawyer (m/f/d):

  • Degree in Law
  • Official Master in Legal Practice.
  • Successfully completed Spanish Government examination.


  • At least 4 years of professional experience in a law firm and/or as inhouse lawyer at a company.
  • Experience in CDMO business / Biotech industry is an advantage.
  • Experience providing legal advice to commercial or business teams.


  • Very good knowledge of Spanish and international contract and commercial Law.
  • Business fluent in written and spoken Spanish and English; experience abroad is an advantage.
  • Pragmatic and solution-oriented approach to legal issues.
  • Strong ability to grasp and analyze complex issues, reduce them to the essentials and present them in an understandable way.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Enthusiasm for working in interdisciplinary and international teams.
  • Decisiveness, assertiveness and persuasiveness.
  • Confident appearance, very good team and communication skills.
  • Initiative, independence and strong ability to collaborate across departments.



You can find an overview of benefits at WACKER on our careers page.

As an international company, we welcome the diversity of people. We consciously promote equal opportunities and a diverse, inclusive culture in our teams - this is what makes us successful.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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