Shanghai Positions

Life Sciences Group – Transactional 

The Ropes & Gray Shanghai office is seeking one senior associate (ideally 5th or 6th year) and one mid-level associate (ideally 4th year) to join its Life Sciences transactional practice.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience in the life sciences industry, including M&A and capital markets experience. Candidates must be admitted to a U.S. bar and fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Candidates who have the requisite skills but desire to be based in Hong Kong will also be considered. Ropes & Gray LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Life Sciences Group – Regulatory

The Ropes & Gray Shanghai office is seeking international associates to join its growing and vibrant life sciences regulatory practice in Shanghai. Candidates must have passed the PRC bar and have at least 4 years’ experience practicing regulatory law (ideally drug and device-related) in China. Ideal candidates will be currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a U.S. LL.M program with the intention of sitting for or already a member of a U.S. bar. Completion of coursework in biochemistry and bioengineering is also preferred.

Candidates must be fluent in both Mandarin and English.

International Associates have potential for promotion to first-year partnership track positions upon successful completion of performance benchmarks.

Ropes & Gray LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume and transcript to

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