Legal Counsel (M / W) COMMERCIAL - REAL ESTATE - M&A

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law, Real estate
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LDZ/LCIMB 2022

Louis Delhaize is looking for a legal counsel (commercial, real estate and M&A) to strengthen his legal team within the Brussels-based holding company

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Louis Delhaize, is an important player in the retail sector that operates hypermarkets (Cora), supermarkets (Match), convenience stores and services (louis delhaize, DELI Traiteur, etc.), garden stores (Truffaut) and e-commerce activities (Houra) in several European countries (France, Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Romania). Louis Delhaize employs 30,000 people and has a turnover of nearly €8.0 billion per year. Louis Delhaize is looking for a legal counsel to strengthen his legal team within the Brussels-based holding company

Reporting to the General Counsel, you contribute decisively to the legal coverage of the files at the level of the holding company and its affiliates :

  • Draw up and consolidate agreements, contracts and other legal documents to guarantee the full legal rights of the holding company and/or its affiliates.
  • Support contract negotiations in various areas, including commercial leases, negotiate legal clauses and propose solutions to support defined objectives.
  • Support various M&A (Real Estate & Retail) transactions, including the responsibility to manage data rooms and legally secure due diligence operations.
  • Provide legal support to affiliates for your areas of expertise.
  • Draft and update a standard contract basis Collect, manage and maintain legal documentation.
  • Maintain various litigation reporting.
  • Manage all legal issues related to intellectual property in order to ensure effective protection (copyright, trademark registration, etc.).
  • Conduct legal monitoring and relay legal information and advice in relation to projects and activities.
  • Participate in collective legal work and activities to establish and strengthen internal exchanges and sharing of good experiences.
  • Develop and facilitate training activities on legal topics related to the company’s activities, according to the priorities defined.

You are the vector of the company’s values : trust, conviviality, solidarity, audacity, passion.

Workplace :

Brussels (city center near the central station), with regular travel in France.

  • Master 2 in Law with economic and commercial orientation, or real estate.
  • 5 years experience as a corporate lawyer or lawyer.
  • Having already participated in data room and due diligence processes (M&A).
  • French and English professional (read, spoken and written) Dutch is an asset.
  • Professional knowledge of computer and office tools
  • You demonstrate thoroughness, analytical and synthesis skills and have flawless writing skills in both English and French.
  • Your key words are interpersonal skills and top-level organizational skills: autonomy, initiative and collaboration.
  • A permanent contract
  • A role within a very involved and motivating organisation
  • Extra-legal compensation and benefits that take into account responsibilities and results.
  • A pleasant atmosphere among multidisciplinary and international high-level teams
  • Contacts with senior law firms
  • Ongoing training


Send your cover letter and resume via E-mail: [email protected] with reference LDZ/LCIMB 2022.

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