Junior Legal Counsel

Job description

RECRUITMENT UPDATE: Castor will be continuing to recruit for this position during the current coronavirus crisis. To ensure the safety of our candidates and casotorians, this process will be conducted 100% by teleconferencing and video calls.

Are you stuck working in the corporate cogs and longing to just ‘get-things-done’? Want to make an impact on medical research and tackle critical privacy issues in a SaaS scale-up? Join us!

What you’ll do

You’ll support Castor, the top rated platform for clinical researchers, with our ambitious international growth plans. How? Focusing on speedy customer acquisition by supporting and addressing three key legal areas: commercial contracts, privacy and SaaS agreements. You’ll also:

  • Negotiate and contract with a mix of commercial and academic customers
  • Support multi-jurisdictional legal drafting and review work
  • Support digitization, contract archiving and legal administrative review
  • Draft and finalize NDAs

What you’ll bring

You’re a legal eagle with an affinity for technology! Bringing a proactive and curious nature, you’ll identify risks, figure things out yourself and constantly seek improvements, being truly motivated by supporting a dynamic, flat-structured, scale-up. You’ll also bring:

  • A Dutch L.L.B with further postgraduate experience
  • SaaS contracting and NDAs? They’re a breeze for you!
  • Practical knowledge of privacy law
  • Our business language is English, but Dutch is also a must

What you’ll learn

It’s a crucial time for Castor. We’re on ‘full power mode’ and scaling-up at an exponential rate. For you, the opportunities are endless:

  • Working in our Ops team, you’ll develop your skills to support and scale legal processes
  • Working in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-paced start-up to develop your broader abilities
  • A chance to support the international growth of a true scale-up company
  • Be involved in maximizing the impact of medical research and improving healthcare worldwide

What you’ll get

At Castor we truly live our core values, believing we can achieve anything with a healthy and happy team. With this in mind, we offer the following benefits:

  • Awesome new office near Amsterdam Amstelstation - the Castor Burrow!
  • A competitive salary plus an 8% annual holiday bonus
  • An annual company bonus plan, rewarding your efforts to help Castor grow
  • 36 days annual leave (including 6 national holiday days)
  • Interested in ‘lifelong learning’? You’ll love using our development and training budget
  • We love good food! So, we provide lunch and healthy snacks in the office every day
  • Want to keep your PJs on? Then work from home one day each week!
  • Flexible approach to working - nobody is tracking your time except you.
  • A new MacBook or Dell laptop, we’re a tech start-up after all ;)
  • Like to feel zen? You’ll love our daily meditation, in our very own office ‘relax room’
  • How do we care about your well-being outside of work? A company subscription to Calm
  • Grow together as a team during our annual company retreat


Want to know more? Check out the detailed role profile for some further insights or apply now!