Legal Counsel
07/11/2019

Region: East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, IP/IT/Media, Corporate law, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO07/11

As Lansweeper continues to grow, also internationally, we are looking for the expertise of a Legal Counsel. As our Legal Counsel, you will be working for our Lansweeper headquarter in Belgium, providing contractual support and guidance to global Lansweeper departments in Belgium, the US and Spain. You will be our sole legal counsel and will report directly to the CFO.

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At Lansweeper we affect the lives of millions of IT professionals worldwide. Lansweeper allows them to discover and manage every system, software and user in their IT environment with one versatile tool. Driven by our passion for IT and excellent customer service, we constantly seek to improve our software and services with the purpose of being the best in IT Asset Management.

As our company continues to grow, also internationally, we are looking for the expertise of a Legal Counsel. As our Legal Counsel, you will be working for our Lansweeper headquarter in Belgium, providing contractual support and guidance to global Lansweeper departments in Belgium, the US and Spain. You will be our sole legal counsel and will report directly to the CFO.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality legal advice and support to management, and act as a true business partner for our internal clients. 

  • Negotiate directly with external stakeholders like our customers, partners and suppliers.

  • Follow-up with our software’s product development, and enhance a smooth release with the necessary guarantees for our customers.

  • Ensure proper risk management and pragmatically deal with legal issues in a rapidly growing and evolving software company.

  • Propose creative approaches to business issues.

  • Organize and give legal training to internal stakeholders.

  • Set up and reinforce legal operations processes.

  • Deal with corporate housekeeping.

  • Coordinate with external legal advisors when needed.

  • Deal hands-on with the issues described above, with the possibility to grow with the company and contribute to shaping the future of the legal function, taking on legal operations management challenges to come.

 

Are you the new Legal Counsel at Lansweeper? 

At a minimum, you have …

  • A master’s degree in law;

  • At least 4-6 years of relevant legal experience at a law firm, and/or prior in-house experience in an international environment;

  • Excellent command of English and Dutch;

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in an international setting;

  • A good sense of maturity, resilience, intrapreneurial thinking, legal creativity and the capability to work autonomously;

  • Experience with or interest in setting up and reinforcing legal operations processes;

  • The capability and interest in understanding the technical background of our business and its projects;

  • Strong analytical competencies that enable you to solve complex legal issues.


Other preferred qualifications

  • You value building relationships with your colleagues and thus, internal clients;

  • You are a highly detail-oriented, rigorous, well-organized person;

  • You have experience with contract negotiations under US Law;

  • You are certified as Data Protection Officer, or have relevant experience with the implementation of EU data protection law requirements;

  • You have proven experience in drafting and negotiating IT contracts (cloud, software, etc.), especially under US law would be a great asset.

Our offer you can’t refuse

  • Growing along with a fast-growing scale-up

  • Variation, challenges and responsibility

  • Easy-going teamwork

  • Internal and external training

  • Competitive wage

  • Interesting bonus

  • Non-statutory benefits

  • Flexible working hours

  • Indoor pool, foosball tables, pool tables, arcade 

  • Various company events

  • Central & convenient office location 

Interested?

Let’s get in touch via hr@lansweeper.com. Please mention the reference LexGO07/11.

 

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