Legal Counsel Engineering / Applied Sciences

Robert Walters Financial Services

  • Publication date:

    12 Mai 2023
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  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Are you fascinated by the interplay between the international research environment and legal issues?

Our client is currently looking for a Legal Counsel to join their high-performing team of multiple lawyers.

Located in Zurich, Switzerland, this prestigious institution fosters innovation and entrepreneurship and has a history of successful technology transfer and startup incubation, contributing to its reputation as a hub for cutting-edge research and development.

In this role, you ensure clear and unambiguous contractual arrangements to lay the foundation for the practical implementation of research results.

Legal Counsel Engineering / Applied Sciences

Key responsibilities:

  • Independent drafting and legal review of contracts in the field of research
  • Providing advice to scientists/researchers on legal issues related to the conduct of research projects with third parties
  • Negotiating with Swiss and international contract partners .

To be successful in the role of Legal Counsel you have more than 5 years of experience in the Engineering / Applied Sciences industry.

Key requirements:

  • A degree in law
  • Fluency in German and English (both spoken and written)
  • Experience in intellectual property law (patents, software, copyright), contract and international commercial law
  • Experience in technology transfer or licensing, Engineering / Applied Sciences.
  • A proactive and solution-oriented approach to providing services, and a special flair for the research environment.

If you would like to work in the exciting field of technology transfer and want to contribute to the regulation of exciting research projects in various research fields with diverse partners, this is the role for you!

Robert Walters Switzerland AG
Marina Karagianni
+41 (0) 44 809 3500


  • Robert Walters Financial Services