Corporate Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Ref: VL/LAW/3526/23
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

BESIX Group is a leading multidisciplinary Belgian Group, operating in construction, construction, real estate development and concessions. BESIX Group was founded in 1909, and has grown impressively over the years. BESIX Group operates in Northern and Eastern Europe, North and Central Africa and the Middle East through its subsidiary BESIX Construct, as well as in Canada and Australia. The group stands out in its sector by having its own internal Engineering Department, with wide-ranging expertise in geotechnical engineering, concrete technology, methods, planning, and BIM, System Engineering and similar tools.

BESIX has about 11,000 employees active in 25+ countries with more than 80 different nationalities.

Description of the vacancy

As Corporate Paralegal, you will be in charge of a wide variety of corporate-related matters. Such may include:

- Group corporate housekeeping:

  • Drafting and/or reviewing corporate (ordinary / special) documents (EN/FR/NL) such as minutes of boards of directors and shareholders meetings, reports, management reports, powers of attorney, … for companies registered in the Brussels head office and in support to about 150 foreign subsidiaries and branches.
  • Preparing documentation for the Audit Committee on ongoing corporate transactions (acquisitions, incorporations, registrations, divestments and liquidations).
  • Following mandates (validity, renewal, dismissal, resignation, appointment) of directors and auditors.
  • Providing documentation and information as support to ongoing business operations.
  • Supervising the collection of corporate information and supporting documentation on about 150 subsidiaries and branches and securing their review and update in relevant web-application tools.
  • Issuing advisory reports to subsidiaries on corporate compliance and providing support when deemed appropriate in this respect.

- Project-related work:

  • Preparing the necessary MoU's, Prebid JV/consortium agreements, and any other required corporate documentation.
  • Upon award of the project, preparing, negotiating and finalising the project JV/consortium agreement for the project.
  • Preparing and taking care of the follow-up of incorporation of companies and registration of branches.

- Mergers & acquisitions:

  • Drafting all relevant corporate documentation.


  • You have a Belgian master’s degree;
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as a paralegal or as an in-house legal counsel, preferably gained in an international context. Having experience in the construction / real estate industry is an asset.
  • You are a native Dutch or French speaker (excellent writing skills) with a good knowledge of the other language and English, in writing and orally.
  • You are conscientious and pay due attention to details to avoid any inconsistent publication.
  • You have strong analytical skills and adopt a pragmatic business approach.
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and can work in a demanding environment.
  • You are capable and willing to defend the company’s contractual interest and advocate them accordingly internally and externally.
  • At last but not least, you like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge whilst being able to work independently and take on responsibilities.


Besix offers you a challenging position in a company with a leading position in its markets. An open-minded working environment and dynamic team offering many opportunities for personal and career development. The possibility to work autonomously and in close contact with Legal & Contract team and the business. An attractive salary and benefit package in line with your experience.

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