Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Region: Lembeke
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Ref: LexGO0703
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Lotus Bakeries is an international, dynamic and sustainable player in the FMCG industry. We are a proud and passionate company that builds strong global and local brands and creates small moments of happiness. We bring people together with our delicious products and spark joy.

Job description

  • You’ll take up the responsibility for the review of brand & product-related contracts (procurement, sales, marketing, distribution…) and assess any legal implications that need to be brought to the business’ attention. 
  • You prepare, review and modify contract templates
  • You provide professional, timely and pragmatic legal advice (both B2B and B2C) to the business entities of Lotus Bakeries in your designated areas in their day-to-day operations, including unfair market practices, advertising, e-commerce, etc.
  • You follow up on (mostly international) litigation and arbitration procedures and ensure the best possible outcome for the business.
  • You monitor legal developments, perform research and analysis of global laws, rules, regulations and case law applicable to the Lotus Bakeries Group. You interpret and advise on the above and communicate findings and implementation steps towards the Legal Team.
  • You will have a pivotal role in the continuous improvement of the legal function, developing and implementing guidelines, policies and/or group procedures which are instrumental for a smooth though compliant way of working withing the Group.
  • Working close together with the Legal Manager, you can expand your expertise towards specific domains, depending on your personal interests and ambitions.


To be able to achieve the above and be successful in this role we believe you need to have:

  • A Master’s degree in Legal Studies, combined with about 5 years of relevant experience. We recognize the value of both working at a top-tier International Law Firm and as a (junior) legal counsel at an Internationally oriented company.  
  • Experience with commercial contract drafting and knowledge of contract law, corporate law and EU regulations such as consumer protection, e-commerce, advertisement, antitrust, etc.
  • A warm personality that combines strong social skills and team-orientation with a pragmatic approach to problem solving. 
  • A focus on excellent execution, treating deadlines with high priority, and an above-average attention to detail. 
  • Clear analytical skills on top of a curiousity to learn and good organizational talents. 
  • An excellent mastery of Dutch and English, both written and spoken. 
  • A fondness for working in an International environment.


Grasp the opportunity to join an ambitious and driven team with a mix of talents! Being part of a fast growing, international company, you will get tons of on-the-job-learning and acquire new insights. In addition, you will be part of a culture where passion, team spirit and open dialogue are our main drivers. And of course, on top of that, you can enjoy delicious branded snacks every day!

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