Legal Officer - Brussels
25/04/2022

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law, Banking & Finance, Regulatory
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO25/04

You will be part of a small and dynamic legal team within a rapidly growing company and reporting directly to the head of legal.

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You will be part of a small and dynamic legal team within a rapidly growing company and reporting directly to the head of legal.

  • Assisting with corporate housekeeping
     
  • Assisting the business lines with day-to-day legal matters, such as negotiating and drafting of commercial contracts, handling disputes and potential litigations
     
  • Providing research, business-oriented advice, and other legal assistance to the business lines
     
  • Developing the bank's policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance, or regulatory affairs
     
  • Providing clarification on legal language or specifications to the business lines
     
  • Communicating and negotiating with external parties (external counsel, regulator,
     
  • Ombudsfin, etc.), creating relations of trust, or supporting the business with such requests
     
  • Drafting and amending contracts, procedures, and other legal documents.
     
  • Creating and managing a solid legal contractual database
     
  • Optimizing legal processes to eliminate inefficiencies
     
  • Continuously researching legal resources, allowing you to stay up to date on all current laws and consequently inform the business lines.
     
  • Analysing on a regular basis the actions and decisions of the bank, identifying problem areas, suggesting alternative courses of action and mitigating actions.
     
  • Gradually assisting with transactional work (M&A, structured finance, and capital markets).
  • Masters in law with excellent results
     
  • French or Dutch written and spoken
     
  • English written and spoken
     
  • 1-3 years of experience
     
  • A general background in law
     
  • Experience in IT-related contracts and/or banking and/or litigation and/or tax and/or general commercial law is a plus
     
  • You are able to work in an independent, efficient, hands-on and proactive way
     
  • You are a thorough lawyer and take all possible legal issues into consideration before making any recommendations
     
  • You have excellent analytical, communication, diplomatic, research and drafting skills

We will be able to offer you a flexible working environment where work-life balance matters whilst having an intellectual challenge allowing you to grow, as well as a competitive package.

Interested?

Please send your application to [email protected]. Please mention the reference LexGO25/04.

 

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