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Legal Counsel (part-time contract 50%) - Belgium  

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Posted on : 10 July 2017

Project Description

  • To support our strategy, we are strengthening our Legal team with a Legal Counsel position (part-time contract 50%).
  • As a member of the Legal Department, reporting to the Legal Director, the Legal Counsel operates as a business partner and contributes to the overall assessment and limitation of the company’s business risks. His/her function comprises the following tasks: 
  • Agreements: Draft and review of commercial agreements (IP license agreements, distribution agts, supply & purchase agts, collaboration agts), assist in the negotiation thereof in close collaboration with internal clients (business people) and improve / implement template agreements and legal processes. 
  •  Advice: Provide to the point legal support and guidance to the internal departments (Marketing, Sales, R&D, Product Development, Services, IP, Data Protection, ) and follow up on special projects.  
  •  Subsidiary Companies: Follow-up and co-ordinate corporate and legal obligations of our subsidiaries in Europe in close collaboration with the Legal Director and the Paralegal Assistant  
  •  Litigation: Follow-up on pending litigations and advising on the company’s litigation strategy and steer meditations in close collaboration with the Legal Director.   

  •  University degree in law;  
  •  At least 5years of experience in a business environment with a focus on drafting and negotiating commercial agreements;  
  •  Experience in a diagnostic, biotech or pharmaceutical environment is a plus;  
  •  Excellent communication skills and excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken);  
  •  Business oriented approach;  
  •  Pro-active, result oriented attitude.