Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Region: Braine-L'Alleud
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Company
Ref: LexGO23/02
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

In recent years, Nonzerosum has provided legal support to companies of various scales and in a wide variety of sectors. This focus gives us an edge in drawing out the right legal profiles and selecting the appropriate candidate for that crucial position in the organisation.

Here, our network within the legal world and our 3 operating pillars at Nonzerosum provides the right complementarity to attract the most suitable candidates.


Our client

Our client is active in the development, financing, construction and operation of sustainable energy sources.

Tasks

  • You will be joining the legal team focusing on general corporate, commercial and compliance matters
  • You will be responsible for negotiating and managing a diverse range of business contracts relating to on- and offshore wind energy and/or hydrogen. You will advise on legal risk and liabilities associated with such contracts and how to manage these
  • You will liaise with your colleagues of the legal, regulatory and business teams to ensure and coordinate appropriate support
  • You will provide general legal support to project companies and other group entities
  • You will assist in preparing relevant internal documents and presentations for the management and/or board
  • You will work together with our lead counsel investments & financing in building and maintaining a sound governance and compliance framework as regards among others corporate housekeeping and data protection
  • You will monitor corporate law and corporate governance rules and regulations. You will assist in the creation of legal templates and processes which can be rolled out on a group-wide basis
  • You will be a member of a dynamic legal team and will report to our lead counsel investments & financing

Profile

  • You have a master’s degree in law
  • You have preferably 3-4 years of relevant professional experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer with a reputable firm and/or a legal department of an international company
  • You are punctual and precise while giving advice and while administering your cases and contracts
  • You have experience/interest in contract management, commercial contracts and business law in general
  • You have the ability to manage several things at the same time without losing oversight
  • You have good diplomatic and social skills and enjoy building relationships with stakeholders
  • You are a team player and possess a high level of integrity
  • You have an analytical mindset and can communicate advice and ideas, with respect for the business reality, to colleagues with a different educational background
  • You have good social skills and can work efficiently in a team
  • You are flexible and willing to travel on an occasional basis
  • You are fluent in Dutch or French, and you are capable of working and drafting in English

Offer

  • A position in a stimulating professional environment within a sustainable, fast-growing international industry 
  • A challenging function with a lot of variety and responsibility
  • The ability to develop your personal and professional skills
  • An attractive remuneration based on your skills and achievements combined with an extensive package of extra-legal benefits

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