Chief Legal Officer - Liège

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Location : Liège
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Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half Legal is looking for a (m/f) Chief Legal Officer for a client located in the Liège area.

Our client is active in the healthcare sector.

As Chief Legal Officer you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Be part of executive level management and assist the other members of the management team and the CEO in managing and mitigating legal and commercial risks;
  • Counsel executive level management and other internal clients with respect to the commercial and strategic objectives;
  • Head up the internal legal team, manage collaborator growth and performance;
  • With your team, draft and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts;
  • Advise the company in corporate matters, stock exchange law and M&A;
  • Lead the monitoring and evaluation of applicable laws and government regulations affecting the operation and activities globally, including compliance issues;
  • Manage external legal counsel in the countries where the company is operating;
  • Facilitate the identification and adequate protection of intellectual property rights;
  • Collaborate and/or lead any potential lawsuits, mediation and/or arbitration.

The requested qualifications for this Chief Legal Officer position include:

  • Master degree in law;
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in an international or leading national law firm or as company lawyer within a listed or multinational corporation;
  • Knowledge and experience in a healthcare environment is an asset;
  • Fluent in French and English, knowledge of Dutch is an asset;
  • Strong command of business law in the broadest sense (company law, commercial contracts, intellectual property law, labour law, insurance, …);
  • You can handle highly confidential and sensitive matters;
  • You are able to navigate unexpected situations and to think outside the box;
  • You are motivated to share knowledge and you are willing to assist and facilitate other team members' jobs;
  • Positive 'can do' attitude, stress -resistant and ready to go the extra mile.

Interested in this Chief Legal Officer position? Apply today.

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