Corporate Counsel



Antwerp-Berchem, Belgium


Agomab is a young and dynamic biotech company developing medicine for patients with inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, including Crohn’s disease. We are headquartered in Gent with offices in Antwerp and Barcelona; and laboratory facilities in Turin and Touro.

We are looking for an experienced Corporate Counsel to expand our legal team in Antwerp. The role will involve negotiating and drafting R&D contracts, handling corporate governance matters and advising on our strategic transactions.

Who are we?

We are a highly motivated team, valuing ownership, trust, humility and courage in everything we do. We focus on pioneering science and getting results within an environment of continuous self-improvement.

What will you do?

  • Negotiate, draft and follow up on the execution of contracts typical for the life sciences industry, including confidentiality agreements, services agreements, research collaboration agreements and license agreements

  • Work closely with the General Counsel to prepare board and shareholder meetings and handle the corporate legal affairs of the Belgian and Spanish legal entities

  • Support the company’s financing activities, business development activities and strategic transactions

  • Provide legal advice to the wider organization, including on HR, IP, privacy, competition and financial matters

  • Look for opportunities to improve the company’s legal processes by using legal tech or legal operations solutions

Who are you?

  • You have a master’s degree in law, preferably focused on corporate or IP law

  • 5+ years experience in an international law firm and/or in-house environment

  • Interested in the life sciences industry; experience in an R&D biotech or pharma company is a plus

  • Excellent legal drafting skills

  • Strong commercial awareness and business sense, including the ability to provide pragmatic advice on contractual and legal risks

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work flexibly and autonomously with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Your core values include high integrity and ethics

  • Fluent in English and Dutch; knowledge of Spanish would be a plus

What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop pioneering science in a young biotech company

  • Challenging and innovative work environment as part of a driven team

  • Flexibility and responsibility based in Antwerp with remote working options that can be tailored for you

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • An agile and fast-paced environment

Interested in having a high-impact contribution in a growing company? Send your application to to the attention of Paul van der Horst, Chief Business Officer and join the team! Please be aware, Agomab is not working with any recruitment agencies so please reach out directly.

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