EMEA Legal Advisor in contract law - Diegem
09/03/2020

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
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Robert Half Legal is looking for an EMEA Legal Advisor in contract law

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Robert Half Legal is looking for an EMEA Legal Advisor in commercial & corporate law for an international technology company in Diegem.

As Legal Advisor contract law you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Draft, negotiate and process contracts with customers and suppliers across the EMEA region. Agreement types include among others RFP/RFIs, resale, distribution, agency, supply, software license/sublicense, cloud contracts, e-business, nondisclosure, dispute settlements and framework services agreements;
     
  • Provide advice and contract interpretation on the provisions of specific agreements as well as legal issues that might impact the business;
     
  • Secure proper approval on nonstandard legal, financial, technical and business issues raised in contract documents;
     
  • Manage and co-ordinate the corporate documentation (overseeing and management of corporate governance) of 25 EMEA based entities of the business unit;
     
  • Review, analyze and maintain standard contracts and other business documents;
     
  • Monitor and assess the applicability of new EU directives to products, software and services;
     
  • Participate on and lead departmental and cross-functional teams focused on continuous process improvement;
     
  • Assure conformity and consistency in application of legal and business policies and practices, assistance with the implementation of the policies;
     
  • Support the training requirements of the business unit by providing presentations on key legal/compliance issues that impact the business.

The requested qualifications for this Legal Advisor contract law position include:

  • You have an European 5 years’ Master Degree in Law;
     
  • You have at least 3 years in-house relevant experience negotiating (complex) business transactions;
     
  • Full professional proficiency in English is a must, you need to be able to negotiate deals in English, the knowledge of French and/or Dutch and other languages is an asset;
     
  • Detailed knowledge of contract law. Knowledge of IP/IT and/or antitrust law is a plus;
     
  • The ability to read and understand complex contract provisions;
     
  • The ability to draft language for inclusion in a broad range of contract types;
     
  • Concisely and persuasively convey ideas both in writing and verbally;
     
  • Understand corporate structure and organization charts;
     
  • Negotiate to a specific goal with little supervision;
     
  • Being creative and considered as a trusted advisor to the business;
     
  • Develop and deliver small and large group presentations;
     
  • Operate well in a team environment and act as a lead if required;
     
  • Anticipate and be responsive to customer/client requirements;
     
  • Identify and manage the flow of key information both up the management chain as well as across the client base;
     
  • Manage complex business transactions with little supervision including meeting deadlines, compliance with processes and effective use of policies and other support materials;
     
  • Operate efficiently in a highly automated environment heavily dependent on e-enabled tools and communications systems including high proficiency in and effective use of basic desktop applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).


 

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Interested in this Legal Advisor contract law position within a leading international company? Apply today confidentially!


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