Legal Counsel

Category:  Legal, Compliance and Audit

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN


Department: Global Legal Global Business Services


Does your motivation come from challenges and working in a dynamic environment? Do you thrive in a working environment where close collaboration with key stakeholders and strategic alignment is essential? Do you have a can-do attitude with continuous improvement as one of your career objectives? Then we might have the right position for you. Apply now and join a growing team, working in an international environment.


About the Department


Global Legal Global Business Services (GL-GBS) at Bangalore was established in 2011 and supports the Global legal organization across International Operations, North America Operations and Headquarters. The unit is anchored under Global Legal Operations and responsible for delivering efficient offshoring legal services in high quality. Examples include end-to-end contract management, trademark portfolio management, promotional materials review, export controls screenings, system/process management, data management, and digitalization.



The Position


As a Legal Counsel the key responsibilities:


Pharma Law Legal review of promotional and non-promotional materials for Rare Disease portfolio. Legal and compliance advisor to –Rare Disease Commercial and Medical Affairs teams. Legal support on competitor complaints. Review and advise on strategies and contents (e.g. marketing strategies, market access strategies, medical strategies, label negotiations strategy and tactics, disease awareness strategy). Legal risk assessments in relation to identified risks such as competitor complaints, actions taken by regulatory bodies, etc. Advice and support international congresses incl. approval of all promotional materials of respective brands at such events, and any Medical activities.


       Drive Legal/Compliance Project -Driving projects that enhance the quality, accessibility and compliance/regulatory requirements. Develop and implement training and communication initiatives, including guidance materials and presentations, on legal and compliance topics.




  • Master’s or bachelor’s in law.
  • 6 to 9 years in Legal and Compliance.
  • 5 to 8years of working experience in a global company.
  • Excellent legal acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong networking skills and Stakeholder management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Business and service minded  and business ethics integrity.



Working at Novo Nordisk


We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.




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9th June 2023

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.