Life Sciences

The world of life sciences revolves around a continuous cycle of growth. In-depth specialists, our multi-disciplinary team offers technical, regulatory and transactional expertise throughout the pharmaceutical, agricultural and food sectors. ALTIUS clients include innovators in the pharmaceutical industry as well as hospitals, private equity investors, and leaders in the dental and veterinary segments.

Pharmaceuticals Expertise

A reputation for excellence

Building on our extensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the daily challenges facing this highly regulated sector, the ALTIUS team guides its clients through complex legislation and, notably, Belgian and EU regulatory compliance issues.

Highly experienced, ALTIUS life sciences legal team represents national and international food, feed and drink producers, agri-biotech companies, plant and animal breeders and industry associations. Considered experts in their respected fields, the ALTIUS life sciences lawyers are frequently active in the Belgian and EU courts and various regulatory organisations.

How we can help

Cell & tissue engineered products


Corporate and M&A

Data protection

EU regulatory affairs

Intellectual property rights and trade secrets

Medical devices

Medicinal products’ marketing

Pricing and reimbursement

Protection of plant biotechnological inventions

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Our Experts in
Life Sciences Law

  • Philippe de Jong


  • Christophe Ronse


  • Kirian Claeyé


Our latest life sciences news

April 10, 2024

New guidelines for the Belgian rules on foreign direct investment

Since 1 July 2023, the Belgian rules on the screening of foreign direct investments (“FDI”) have been in force. As the decisions of the Interfederal Screening Commission (“ISC”) are not published, the rules’ application and interpretation still raise a lot of legal uncertainty. On 4 April 2024, the ISC published guidelines to provide further clarification.

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April 09, 2024

Franchisors get ready: on 1 September 2024 the new Belgian Act on pre-contractual information documentation takes effect

Franchisors get ready, on 1 September 2024 the new Belgian Act on pre-contractual information documentation takes effect.

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April 04, 2024

Hospital mergers no longer subject to the Belgian Competition Authority’s prior review

The legislator has now had the last word, by providing that, in principle, hospital mergers are no longer subject to the BCA’s prior review and approval.

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Brussels Finest Lawyers

At ALTIUS, we look at your business from two different angles: legal
practice and industry sector. Our teams of specialised lawyers are
additionally grouped into dedicated, cross-specialty, industry-focused
teams. Whether you are looking for a dedicated legal specialist or a
team of industry insiders, at ALTIUS, we got your legal issue covered.


Choosing ALTIUS
as your Legal Partner

At ALTIUS, we believe business is always personal. That’s why we’re so much more than just great lawyers; we are team players and relationship builders. Combining legal excellence with passion, optimism, and good judgement, we bring a fresh perspective and genuine commitment. Whatever your legal challenges, we think in new ways and find innovative solutions.

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