• Legal Counsel Leuven
  • LynxCare in Leuven, , Belgium
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Our compnay

At LynxCare, we've built an AI/NLP platform to unlock the patient data silos at scale, enabling all healthcare stakeholders (clinicians, hospitals, life science companies, governments, ..) to drive innovation and improve patient care.

LynxCare is a fast-growing scale up company based in Belgium, with a team of 50 highly motivated clinical and data experts. We recently raised our EUR 20Mio Series A backed by top tier investors from BE, FR, DE, and CH. We are now on a mission to lead in the transformation of global healthcare data by leveraging artificial intelligence.

Your role

As Head of Legal, you will play a critical role in shaping our legal strategy and ensuring compliance in the ever-evolving healthcare and medical data landscape. You will be responsible for overseeing all legal matters, managing contracts, and providing strategic legal guidance to our leadership team.

You'll be responsible for:
• Legal Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive legal strategy... aligned with the company's goals, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.
• Contract Management: Review, draft, and negotiate various contracts, including but not limited to, vendor agreements, partnerships, licensing agreements, and client contracts.
• Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date with changes in healthcare and data privacy regulations (e.g., HIPAA, GDPR) and ensure the company's compliance. Develop and implement compliance programs.
• Risk Management: Identify and mitigate legal risks associated with the company's operations and provide proactive solutions.
• Intellectual Property: Manage intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark, and copyright issues.
• Litigation Management: Collaborate with external counsel when necessary and manage any legal disputes or litigation processes.
• Data Privacy: Oversee data protection and privacy initiatives to safeguard sensitive medical data.
• Team Leadership: Build and lead a legal team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning.
• Corporate Governance: Ensure proper corporate governance, including maintaining corporate records, governance policies, and compliance with company bylaws.

Your skills
• Juris Doctor (JD) degree and active bar membership in good standing.
• Minimum of five years of experience practicing law, with a strong background in healthcare, data privacy, and technology law.
• Proven experience leading a legal team or department.
• In-depth knowledge of healthcare regulations, including HIPAA and FDA guidelines.
• Excellent negotiation, communication, and analytical skills.
• Strong business acumen and the ability to provide practical legal advice aligned with business objectives.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to evolving legal landscapes.
• Integrity, ethics, and a commitment to upholding the highest legal and compliance standards.
• You are fluent in English and have a very good level of Dutch.

What can you expect when working at LynxCare?
• You will work in a fast-growing clinical data & analytics company based in Leuven (Belgium), where initiative is valued and personal/professional growth is supported
• You will be part of a young team of 50 colleagues, consisting of a mix of clinicians and data scientists, and work on challenging projects together with physicians and pharmaceutical companies
• You will work in a company which recently completed a robust Series A funding round
• As we are a young company, you will have the possibility to help shape the company’s future
• Attractive salary package, incl. extralegal benefits such as a mobility budget, hospitalization insurance, group insurance, meal-vouchers, net cost-allowance, reimbursement of mobile telco subscription, and your own company laptop
• Hybrid working; partly in the office and partly work-from-home
Leuven Belgium


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