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Job Post: Vacancy for Manager Legal at Abbot Laboratories, Mumbai

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The incumbent will carry out a range of functions and tasks in support of the Abbott legal team in India under the direct supervision of Senior Manager-Legal. Some of the key responsibilities include –

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of legal contracts with business partners, vendors, service providers, customers etc.
  • Working with Regulatory Affairs, Government Affairs, Quality, Medical Affairs, Public Affairs and other functions of the company to resolve legal issues.
  • Drafting of legal notices, reply to customer complaints, representations and replies for statutory authorities requiring legal advice and assistance etc.
  • Supporting stakeholders in implementing ethics and compliance policy of the company.
  • Co-ordination with Advocates and Counsels in connection with company litigation.
  • Preparation and review of notice, reply, application, petition and written statements etc. Review progress of on-going cases and provide regular updates to seniors
  • Anticipate legal support needs of the business and help define and drive the strategic plans of the Business.
  • Legal support to company’s manufacturing sites
  • Advising Marketing and Medical functions on marketing, ethical promotion and product labelling etc.
  • Training non-legal stakeholders on legal subjects and updates in laws
  • Working and interacting with Abbott legal colleagues outside India as required
  • Performing any other task assigned by the supervisor


  • LL.B./ LL.M. from a reputed university
  • Post qualification experience of 5 to 7 years
  • Work experience on pharmaceutical / healthcare/ food laws would be preferred
  • Work experience in a reputed law firm for couple of years is desirable
  • Good academic background is required
  • Proficiency in English (both written & verbal) as well as excellent communication skills are a must


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