Junior Legal Counsel

Junior Legal Counsel
Region: Brussels
Required experience: One year
Environment: Company
Ref: LexGO13/10-II
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. 

Our client

Our client is a leading real estate developer, based in Brussels.


  • Drafting and review of various types of construction and real estate related 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 perspectiv
  • 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 Senior Legal Counsel or to the Head of Legal


  • You have a Belgian Master in Law degree
  • You have 1 to 4 years of relevant experience as a real estate lawyer and/or as an in-house legal counse
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and/or French with good knowledge of the other language and you are fluent in Englis
  • 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
  • You like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are also able to work independently and take own responsibilities


  • The opportunity to be part of an experienced Legal team 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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