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Legal Counsel & Local Compliance Officer

Legal Counsel & Local Compliance Officer

  • Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure. Around 3.2 million patients with this disease worldwide regularly undergo dialysis treatment. Dialysis is a vital blood cleansing procedure that substitutes the function of the kidney in case of kidney failure.
  • In this in-house role you will provide legal support to the UK & Ireland business including commercial advice, Corporate and M&A work, data privacy guidance, supporting business strategy and ensuring compliance with corporate guidelines and local law and Adapt, implement and direct the company’s compliance program and its key concepts and procedures.
  • You will act as an accessible, visible and available subject matter expert for the business to ensure compliance with all applicable rules and laws and create awareness of compliance issues throughout the organisation and establish a compliance culture as a strategic, competitive advantage.
  • You will have experience in legal practice advice, ideally, but not essentially, as an in-house counsel of a global business with healthcare sector exposure.
  • In addition to proven legal and technical knowledge (including negotiating and advising on complex matters in specific practice areas) you will be an engaging team player and communicator with a pragmatic “can do” attitude who is focused on the prevention of legal risk and ensuring compliance at all times.

Fresenius Medical (UK) Limited