Legal Counsel in Commercial & IP/IT Law - Remote or Brussels

Region: Brussels, Other
Function: In-House
Environment: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Data protection & privacy
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO 28/07/2022

For an international Unicorn Start-Up, I am looking for a Legal Counsel of around 2-8 years’ experience in Commercial Law and/or IP/IT Law, speaking fluently English, to work remote, in Brussels or Barcelone ! 

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My client is an international Unicorn start-up providing Software as a Service (SaaS) for international clients (more than 10.000 international companies in diverse sectors) and in partnership with more than 1.000 leading (international) carriers.

The company was founded 10 years ago and already counts 500+ people all over the world (mainly in US, Canada, China, India and Belgium), whose goal is to go to IPO on the short/mid term.

The General Counsel is Belgian and is located in Brussels. 

He has assisted the company from the very beginning.

Because of its continuous growth, the company is looking for a second Legal Counsel to take care of the negotiation of international commercial & IT contracts with some of the biggest companies of the world.

If you are an agile entrepreneurial person looking for a challenging job as real business partner in a promising international company while enjoying a very good work life balance, with full flexibility, working remotely or in Brussels or Barcelone, then this job may be for you!


  • Commercial & IT Law with contract drafting & negotiation of key entreprise agreements, service agreements, general terms & conditions, API license agreements, and NDAs

  • Privacy Law with drafting and review of Privacy Policy/Data Processing Agreements, Privacy Law regarding new products/processes, and management of external DPO & GDPR Representative

  • IP Law with trademarks portfolio management, oppositions, availability search, TM watch review, and enforcement of IP rights (cease-and-desist letters, settlement/co-existence agreement negotiation & litigation management)

  • Master in Law from a Belgian or Major European University. An additional degree in IP/IT Law is a plus

  • 2 to 8 years of relevant professional experience as a Lawyer or a Legal Counsel in Commercial, IT, IP or Privacy Law and in (international) contract negotiation

  • Excellent knowledge of English. French knowledge or additional European language is a plus

  • Experience in start-up environment is a plus

  • Very agile mindset, independent, proactive, business-minded & pragmatic

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Thorough, attentive to detail, able to summarise complex legal issues in plain language

  • Fast growing and promising international start-up going to IPO

  • Business Partner role, with lots of contacts with the Sales people of the company & with the Legal Teams from some of the biggest international companies, from which you can learn

  • Huge and complex negotiations of international contracts

  • Very good work life balance, with flexible working hours, working remotely or in Brussels or in Barcelone

  • Group position, with international scope

  • Competitive salary

  • Direct reporting to the Group General Counsel, to be his right-hand

  • Autonomy and no micro management, real responsibilities and challenges in a fast evolving company

  • The company is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workplace


Contact Eléonore van der Gracht confidentially and without any commitment, asap!

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +32 472 806 343



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Please mention the reference "LexGO28/07"


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