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Junior Legal Counsel (m/f)
30/11/2017

Region: Brussels, Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO-BRU000R2

You have a master degree in law and have one to three years of working experience gained at the corporate or commercial department of a law firm or as in-house counsel. You are fluent in Dutch, French and English.

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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Visit us at www.ey.com/careersbelgium.

With this breadth of service offerings you have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of experiences, mentoring and formal learning to ensure our employee value proposition – Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime – is a reality.

For the moment, our internal Legal Department is searching for a junior legal counsel (m/f).

The internal Legal Department supports the executive management of the group as well as the different business units, in all matters of commercial, corporate, and civil law. In addition the internal Legal Department provides advice on regulatory issues, ensures the follow-up of litigation and coordination with outside counsel and manages specific legal projects.

As a member of this small legal team, you will be working with and reporting to the General Counsel.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of agreements (commercial agreements, service agreements, agreements with suppliers),
     
  • Provide support to the M&A projects
     
  • Manage the corporate governance for a portfolio of affiliated companies
     
  • Provide legal support for sales, marketing, finance and control, IT, Facilities department and other relevant functions in a national and international context.

  • You have a master degree in law and have one to three years of working experience gained at the corporate or commercial department of a law firm or as in-house counsel.
     
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English.
     
  • You are most definitely a team player, eager to learn from and work with your colleagues.
     
  • You will be expected to quickly integrate in the team, build up your internal network throughout the organization and closely collaborate with all colleagues involved in the files where your assistance is required.
     
  • You have a keen interest in the business aspects of the issues you are confronted with.
     
  • You aim at striking the proper balance between legal constraints and business requirements. 

In addition to a motivating and competitive remuneration package, the function offers the opportunity to grow into the role of in-house counsel and also to be directly confronted with the reality of business.

You will enjoy a high level of autonomy in organizing your work, whilst being able to seek the advice and counsel of the general counsel to whom you report.

Interested?

Apply online on the EY career website.

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