Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 8 years
Environment: Company
Ref: LexGO10/08
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

nonzerosum is your business partner for legal support in your company. 

What does nonzerosum do? We offer legal support to companies: legal projects on demand, placement of temporary interim legal counsels in companies and firms, and placement of permanent legal profiles in companies and firms. 

To enforce its legal team, our client is currently looking for a Legal Counsel.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Drafting and review of various types of construction and real estate relate agreements;  
  • Assistance in contract negotiations;  
  • Follow-up and management of existing contracts and assistance to issues arising during the development process;  
  • Legal assistance in the acquisition process: legal due diligence and review/drafting of transaction documents, as the case may be in close cooperation with external counsels;  
  • Pro-active follow-up of the ongoing projects, from a legal perspective;  
  • Management and follow-up of legal disputes e.g. with buyers, contractors, etc.;   
  • When required, coordination with external lawyers and advisors;  
  • Follow up of litigation and assistance to the company in legal disputes.  

You will report to the Head of Legal.

Searched profile

  • You have a Belgian Master in law degree;  
  • You have 8 years of relevant experience as a real estate lawyer and/or as an in-house legal counsel;  
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and/or French with good knowledge of the other language and you are fluent in English;  
  • You are pragmatic, hands-on and result-driven;  
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work in a demanding and fast moving environment;  
  • You are capable and willing to defend the company's contractual interest;  
  • You are flexible and capable of working efficiently; and  
  • You like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are also able to work independently and take own responsibilities.

Our client offers you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an experienced legal team and of a fast-growing Belgian company.  
  • The possibility to work in an atmosphere that stimulates personal development and ownership.  
  • A competitive remuneration package.

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