Legal and Compliance Counsel
07/08/2019

Region: Brussels, Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House, Compliance
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: European Law, Public , Commercial, Corporate law, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: 176680-LexGO07/08

Within an integrated Lufthansa Group environment, Brussels Airlines is seeking a Legal and Compliance Counsel to join its Legal Department consisting of one General Counsel, one Senior Legal Counsel and one Paralegal. You will report to the General Counsel.

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Within an integrated Lufthansa Group environment, Brussels Airlines is seeking a Legal and Compliance Counsel to join its Legal Department consisting of one General Counsel, one Senior Legal Counsel and one Paralegal. You will report to the General Counsel.

As Legal Counsel, you will support the company’s business strategies, goals and objectives, by serving as a true business partner, ensuring compliance with laws and company procedures whilst at the same time balancing risks appropriately against business objectives. In your role as Compliance Counsel, you will be responsible for the ongoing implementation and monitoring of the Brussels Airlines compliance program, mainly in the areas of integrity and competition compliance.

Tasks

1. Legal

Main activities

  • Contract Management: drafting and reviewing a broad variety of commercial, operational, transactional and ICT agreements.
  • Legal Support to the Business: providing legal advice on a broad range of issues to internal business clients in matters of commercial law (including consumer protection), contract law, aviation law and data protection law.
  • Dispute/Claims and Litigation Management: providing legal support for (contractual) disputes. Managing claims and litigation, including those regarding passenger rights’ legislation.
  • Knowledge Management: monitoring relevant legislative changes and advising key stakeholders of the associated impact upon the business. Development of contract templates and packaged knowledge on various legal issues in order to improve the efficiency of the services delivered by the Legal Department.
     

2. Compliance

Main activities

  • Implementation and enforcement of the compliance program and guidelines.
  • Advising, and conducting training, in the field of compliance.
  • Development, implementation and review of internal compliance processes (e.g. business partner due diligence).
  • Supervision of internal and external audits as well as implementation and follow-up of resulting measures.
  • Compliance reporting.

 

  • Master degree in law + 3 years of experience as a lawyer or as in-house counsel
  • First experience in compliance is definitely an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written). Strong knowledge of Dutch and French is preferred. Knowledge of German is a plus.
  • Enjoys building relationships with individuals across different business units and thrives in a dynamic, culturally diverse and international environment.
  • Well-organized and stress resistant.
  • Flexible in both working independently and in a team.
  • Commercially minded, offering pragmatic advice and solutions.
  • Able to analyze and interpret information quickly, while remaining detail-oriented.
  • Keen interest in the aviation industry.

 

Interested?

Please apply directly on the Brussels Airlines career website by clicking the "Apply Now" button hereunder.

Job offer for a Legal & Compliance Counsel at Brussels Airlines - via LexGO - find inhouse legal jobs on www.LexGO.be, the largest legal job board for Belgium.

 

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