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Gertie Lintjens

Of Counsel

Newtonlaan 203
3584 BH Utrecht
PO Box 85250
3508 AG Utrecht
Languages Dutch, English, German

Gertie Lintjens is a Life Sciences expert who has gained almost 20 years of experience working as in-house counsel, predominately in the Life Sciences industry. After being appointed a judge trainee in 1996, she has pursued her career in 1998 as an in-house counsel. She held senior international legal positions in global companies like Heinz and Eli Lilly and has been general counsel of myTomorrows, an online platform that enables access to drugs in development.​

Based on her unique insight into the Life Sciences industry she advises clients that are active in the field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices on a broad range of legal and compliance matters, including advertising and promotion, pricing and reimbursement, early access schemes, clinical research, patient programs, product launches, late life cycle management and investigations of health care authorities. She is also very experienced in reviewing, drafting and negotiating industry related commercial contracts like manufacturing, supply and distribution, wholesale, co-promoting and co-marketing. Gertie also advices on compliance matters related to the Life Sciences industry, often linked to code of conducts and standard operating procedures on anti-corruption and anti-bribery and the industry's self-regulation on its interactions with health care professionals.

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‘Ellen Gielen and Gertie Lintjens have helped us navigate some complicated challenges in a clear and practical way.’

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

"Gertie Lintjens is notable for her experience of the pharma and medical devices industries."

The Legal 500, 2019


  • Corporate Structures, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Management and Economics for lawyers, University of Amsterdam
  • Dutch Law (Private and European Law), Maastricht University
  • Law, University of Trier
  • Business Economics (Finance), Tilburg University
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  • Dutch pharmaceutical law association
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