Legal Counsel (m/f) - part-time 50%

Region: East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Intellectual Property, Corporate law, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Part time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO16/06

University degree in law. At least 5 years 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.

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Fujirebio is a leading international healthcare company with a strong focus on high quality in vitro diagnostics testing solutions. Founded over 60 years ago, the company is recognized as the world-wide leader in oncology for both routine and novel markers and has a strong reputation in Japan within infectious disease testing in hospitals, clinical labs and blood banks.

Over the last 20 years Fujirebio has been successfully marketing automated immunoassay testing solutions and has, under the name Innogenetics (now Fujirebio Europe), pioneered the field of molecular diagnostics and multiparameter testing. It is today among the world-leaders in strip-based diagnostics solutions.

To support its strategy, Fujirebio Europe is strengthening its Legal team with this position:

Legal Counsel
(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 mediations in close collaboration with the Legal Director.  

  • University degree in law;

  • At least 5 years 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.

Why work at Fujirebio Europe?

We are a leading international healthcare company that conceives, develops, produces and markets high quality in vitro diagnostics (IVD) testing solutions worldwide.

By joining Fujirebio Europe you get a chance to develop your skills and experience daily and to contribute to the growth of a fast moving and multicultural company. Fujirebio Europe currently employs over 180 people at the headquarters in Ghent and 40 people in our affiliates. The Fujirebio Group employs more than 1.100 people in Asia, Europe and America, including subsidiaries.

The working environment at Fujirebio Europe is innovative, focused and open with a great deal of independence within the job function. You will be collaborating with outstanding scientific and business-teams and will be part of developing innovative healthcare solutions for use all over the world.

As a company we strive to provide our employees the means to develop their skills and experiences at any level, all within a fun and casual but engaging and dynamic environment. We also offer continuous development and competitive salaries and benefits.


We welcome your application and the possibility to evaluate your curriculum!

Fujirebio Europe
Katty Wieme
Technologiepark 6
9052 Zwijnaarde

Tel : 09 329 12 40

E-mail :

Please mention the reference "LexGO16/06"

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