LexGo

Legal Counsel
06/12/2017

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Litigation, Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO06.12

We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel to strengthen the team in our Brussels office.

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Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals and providing industrial solutions. The group employs approximately 4,900 people, is a leader in most of its markets and recorded a consolidated revenue of 1.6 billion EUR in 2016. Tessenderlo Group is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices. Financial News wires: Bloomberg: TESB BB – Reuters: TESB.BR – Datastream: B : TES

 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You formulate, draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of in country or international commercial contracts and related documents,

  • You provide high quality and accurate legal advice on a large variety of legal topics in the day to day operation of the Company;

  • You’ll support the BU legal counsels on various legal matters in divers domains; handle & follow up of legal claims, disputes and litigations.

  • Within risk management you ensure an accurate analysis & support.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of legal group policies, processes (incl. training) and tools for legal areas and enhancing the compliance readiness of the Company.

  • Exchange and share legal knowledge & best practices, contribute to legal network(s), and proactively inform the BU & team about legal and compliance developments

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Law, preferably with a LLM in business law as wel as have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a simular position.

  • You have an excellent knowledge and understanding of commercial contract law and commercial contracting practice ; knowledge of corporate law is an asset.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in Dutch, English . Knowledge of any other European Language is a plus (f.e French, Spanish,..)

  • You are able to translate complex legal issues in a pragmatic way.

  • You should be charismatic, stress-resistant and have a proactive and lively personality. You should also know when to be diplomatic and discrete. You must be able to communicate easily across all levels. You need to be a team player with a strong business acumen.

  • You need to have a “hands-on” approach.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally to our sites abroad if needed.

Interested?

Please send your cv to hrbrussels@tessenderlo.com. Please mention the reference "LexGO06.12"

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