Lundbeck lawyer says pharma is fighting over legal talent

The pharmaceutical firm had six vacancies in its legal department in January. Lundbeck can’t compete on salary with law firms, says General Counsel Ole Wendler Pedersen, so they have to try something else.
Publicly listed pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck is hard at work finding talent for its legal department, which counts 85 people worldwide | Photo: Jens Dresling
Publicly listed pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck is hard at work finding talent for its legal department, which counts 85 people worldwide | Photo: Jens Dresling
by ANDREAS VESTERGAARD, translated by daniel pedersen

A ongoing lack of legal employees is becoming a problem in more than one industry.

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