Legal Expert Clinical Trials - Brussels

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/3025/21

Master degree in Law and at least 2 years of working experience in healthcare as an in-house legal counsel or lawyer.You are fluent in English, both oral and written.

Expand All
Close All

EORTC is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit cancer research organisation established under the laws of Belgium, its mission is to coordinate and conduct international translational and clinical research to improve the standard of cancer treatment for patients.

EORTC aims ultimately to increase people’s survival and quality of life by testing new therapeutic strategies based on existing drugs, surgery, and radiotherapy.  EORTC also helps develop new drugs and approaches in partnership with the pharmaceutical industry and in patients’ best interests.

In addition to independence, EORTC is recognised for scientific and methodological rigor bringing robust datasets to doctors and patients for therapeutic improvement.  EORTC covers all disciplines to fight against cancer.  EORTC research leaves no one behind and addresses all patients, including patients with rare tumours and specific patient populations.

To further develop its legal department, EORTC is looking for a Legal Expert in Clinical Trials.

As a Legal Expert in Clinical Trials your main responsibilities will include:

  • Screening of the European and international legal initiatives and identifying if there is any potential impact on EORTC’s activities;
  • Together with the EORTC Process & Learning team, and the representatives of the concerned EORTC departments you will assess the seriousness and priority of each legal initiative;
  • Advising regarding the adaptation of EORTC processes against legal initiatives;
  • Contribute to EORTC lobbying activities by informing decision-maker about EORTC’s observations and recommendations regarding legal initiatives.

The Legal Expert is part of the Legal watch team at EORTC, together with other skilled professionals in legal, regulatory, and ethical issues at EORTC.

You will be reporting to the Head of International Affairs and Policies unit.

  • You have a Master of Laws degree and at least 2 years of working experience in healthcare as a lawyer or in-house legal counsel;
  • You are fluent in English, both oral and written;
  • Experience in legal frameworks applied to clinical research is a plus;
  • Ability to easily capture, explain and communicate legal information in a lay language and translate it to the health research activities, in a practical and effective manner;
  • Team player with a genuine desire to support other colleagues;
  • Highly organized, analytical and enjoy working independently.

EORTC offers an interesting and varied job with responsibility in an agreeable and dynamic environment where values such as respect, transparency and integrity, but also entrepreneurship and collegiality prevail. You are offered a permanent contract with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with your expertise and experience.

Following benefits are included:

  • Hospitalisation package DKV
  • 30 holidays
  • Free parking
  • Full reimbursement public transport
  • Meal vouchers
  • Homeworking
  • Pension plan


Contact Stéphanie Penen via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/3025/21).

E-mail: [email protected]
Ref: VL/LAW/3025/21

Contact info

See all jobs from Vialegis

See also other jobs in the same functions: In-House

See also other jobs in the same specialisation: Corporate law , Other

See also other jobs in the same functions and regions: In-House (Brussels)

All jobs

Featured Jobs

Legal Counsel Hasselt

Legal Counsel Hasselt

Read more
Senior Labour Lawyer -...

Senior Labour Lawyer - Dutch speaking

Read more
Junior Legal Consultant -...

Junior Legal Consultant - Corporate Law - Grimbergen/Mechelen/Leuven

Read more
Corporate Legal Counsel -...

Corporate Legal Counsel - Brussels (Gare Maritime)

Read more
Schadebeheer Rechtsbijstand

Schadebeheer Rechtsbijstand

Read more
Advocaat Corporate &...

Advocaat Corporate & M&A

Read more
Legal Counsel Real Estate

Legal Counsel Real Estate

Read more
Professional Support Lawyer...

Professional Support Lawyer / Knowledge Manager / Business Developer -...

Read more
Jurist Rechtsbijstand

Jurist Rechtsbijstand

Read more
Legal Consultant KMO -...

Legal Consultant KMO - Antwerpen en ruim telewerk

Read more

LexGO Network