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Legal Counsel - Digital and IT EMEA

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Voisins le Bretonneux, FR

Additional Location(s): France-Voisins le Bretonneux; Germany-Düsseldorf; Italy-Milan; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead



Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



About the Role:

We are looking for a EU or UK qualified, solution-oriented and client-centric attorney who is passionate about technology and who has 3-5 years of experience advising clients in the information technology, cloud and digital media space. In this role, you will collaborate with the business throughout EMEA and advise them on interpretation and application of laws, regulations, best practice related to the use, implementation and delivery of technology and digital products and services to both internal and external customers.



Your advice will cover:

a broad range of legal areas including consumer protection, health care specific regulations, health care provider interactions, privacy, marketing, licensing and intellectual property.



Your responsibilities include:

• Provide day to day advice to business team members in various functions and directly provide legal advice to them around the use of digital technology and social media;

  • Support stakeholders from the legal and regulatory team with technology related questions.
  • Provide straight-forward, practical, solution-oriented guidance, including risk-mitigation strategies and alternative pathways to move projects forward;

• Work closely with European Data Privacy Officer to provide advice on adequate collection, storage and use of data;

• Conduct compliance reviews of business requirements, products, features, and customer facing content for online, mobile and digital products and services;

• Draft and negotiate various types of technology licensing, development, and online services agreements;

• Draft and implement internal policies and procedures related to online, mobile and digital specific laws and regulations;

• Draft clear and concise notices, disclosures, disclaimers, FAQs, terms of use, policies and other public facing documents.




• 3-5 years international experience, either in-house or at a law firm, directly and independently advising clients on information and digital technology under various European laws and regulations

• Detailed knowledge of software and cloud licensing and a good understanding of privacy and data security regulations, including GDPR and e-Privacy

  • Very good legal drafting skills in English language
  • High level of business acumen, diligence, and pragmatism

• Experience in the medical device or health care sector preferred, but not mandatory

• Must be able to operate and make decisions autonomously

• Qualified to practice law in a European country

• Language requirements: Fluent in English. Additional European languages are a plus.




Requisition ID: 545330


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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