Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Region: Milmort
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Company
Ref: lexGO23/05
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Weerts Group is a family-owned holding and investment group with diversified investments in Real Estate, Logistics, Motorsport and renewable energies. These four seemingly different activities offer interesting synergies.

Weerts Group is headquartered in Liège and has operations in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Hungary, Romania, France, Italy and in the UK.  

A combination of independence and entrepreneurial spirit enables my client to quickly identify and seize opportunities and thus continuously work on important internal and external growth opportunities.

Your function

As a member of the legal team of Weerts Group, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • advising the management and functional teams on commercial and corporate legal issues which arise in an operational business of a family owned conglomerate internationally active in Logistics, Racing and Real Estate development; 
  • taking ownership of the drafting, review and negotiation of a wide range of commercial agreements;
  • support legal M&A Teams to secure transactions and support negotiations and execution;
  • actively shaping company-wide co-operation and processes;
  • legal assistance in contract negotiations; 
  • when required, coordination with external lawyers and advisors.

You will report to the Head of Legal. 

Your profile

  • You have a Belgian Master degree in Law;
  • You have minimum 3 years of significant transactional experience working on a wide variety of corporate and commercial contracts, including but not limited to service agreement, procurement and supply chain agreements
  • You have an excellent knowledge of French and English;
  • 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 like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are also able to work independently and take own responsibilities.

For more information, please contact Catherine Weerts (+32 466 90 03 24)

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