(Junior) Company Lawyer

(Junior) Company Lawyer
Region: Zaventem
Required experience: None
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Founded in 2008 and with headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), Dstny is a European leader and innovator in secure cloud communications, based on our powerful UCaaS offer and technology. Dstny currently has approximately 1,000 employees in (currently) Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, UK and generates an annual revenues of approximately €200 million. 

The umpteenth typical telecom provider? No, we're really not that. Resting on our laurels? It’s not in our DNA. We prefer to challenge the cloud telecom market. ‘Good enough’ really isn't good enough for us. So you can expect us to be always a step ahead. We’re growing fast, but in a sustainable and healthy way. In our organisation, people, processes and systems are in perfect balance.

For our Group Legal department, we are looking for a junior/mid-level legal counsel in a growing team with a desire and ambition to learn and take on a wide variety of legal tasks in close collaboration with senior legal staff, group management and external law firms. 

Your key responsibilities will consist of: 

  • Supporting the legal team with international standardization, harmonization and post-M&A projects of legal & compliance documentation (for instance, assisting in the group project to harmonize general terms & conditions in the group, the preparation of group legal templates, the improvement of IT/data policies);
  • Assistance with the drafting and negotiation of (framework) commercial agreements with key partners/suppliers/clients, including but not limited to, distribution wholesale agreements, commercial agency agreements, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) agreements, Service Level Agreements (SLA) in close collaboration with the legal, commercial and technical teams;
  • Upkeeping and taking care of updates in corporate documentation (preparing and reviewing corporate documents for the various entities in Belgium and abroad, drafting minutes, preparing and following up legal publications, signing authorities, etc.);
  • Advising local HR with labor law and related matters in collaboration with external professional advisors, and generally helping international employment support teams, to continue to make Dstny a successful employer;
  • Co-managing legal tools to facilitate the legal and compliance office (such as reporting trackers, document repositories, contract management and e-sign/e-archive tools);
  • Following-up and reporting on ongoing projects with external law firms together with your direct legal colleagues and management;
  • Co-develop a knowledge centre for relevant EU/Belgian rules, regulations and best practices in collaboration with industry experts;
  • Drafting group policies together with the technical, IT and compliance teams; and
  • Exposure to Dstny’s international M&A track.


  • Master's degree in law or a Bachelor’s degree in law with equivalent experience;
  • 0-5 years of relevant experience;
  • Proficient in English and Dutch (good working knowledge of French is a plus);
  • Able to create professional styled documents;
  • A strong communicator and team player;
  • A dynamic, entrepreneurial spirit; and
  • A critical and pragmatic thinker.

Our Offer

  • Joining a great company in continuous growth, in an attractive industry;
  • Assist in the (further) development of a young and ambitious Legal department, consisting today of 2 legal counsels in Belgium;
  • A challenging but flexible work environment which provides ample room for personal growth and kickstarting a successful career as an international legal professional;
  • Position based in Zaventem (Belgium) at the group’s HQ near Dstny’s key management;
  • A competitive remuneration package with customary fringe benefits.
  • Our iCORE values distinguish us from other employers:
    Innovation – “I innovate to stay ahead”
    Commitment - “I’m committed from start to finish”
    Obsession for CX - “I’m obsessed with customer experience”
    Respect - “I have respect for everyone’s rhythm, values and talents”
    Empowerment - “I empower the people around me
  • Opportunity for further training both externally and internally with membership of the IBJ/IJE.  If, for example, there is specific interest in working on privacy/GDPR, telecom, M&A files or other topics, this can certainly be discussed.

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