Commercial Legal Counsel - La Hulpe / Ghent / Antwerp
25/11/2021

Region: Antwerpen, Walloon Brabant, East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Technology, Media, Telecommunications
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/3075/21-LexGO

Legal Counsel with 3-5 years of experience gained in a law firm and preferably also as in-house counsel, acquired in an international environment; sound experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and other business contracts. Excellent knowledge of English, Dutch and French is required.

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Our client, Unifiedpost Group is a leading Belgian fintech company listed on the Belgian stock market with presence in 26 countries. Our mission is to help customers structure complex financial ecosystems by delivering convenient, smart, digital solutions to our customers. 

In order to support its global expansion, Unifiedpost Group is looking for a commercial legal counsel.

As a legal counsel you will play an key role in Unifiedpost’s further fast growing expansion. You will report to the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and will be part of the Unifiedpost group legal team. You will be the sparring partner of the management and commercial department and will (pro-)actively advise and train the different departments on various legal and commercial topics. 

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Assist in the further development and roll-out of Unifiedpost’s products and business in various jurisdictions;
     
  • Identify legal risks within the organization;
     
  • Draft, negotiate and ensure compliance of/with (a broad range of commercial and IT related) contracts; 
     
  • Provide general and specialized advice on legal matters to the commercial, financial and IT departments;
     
  • Ensure availability and updates of existing contractual documents;
     
  • Assist the group entities in preparation of internal policies and procedures
     
  • Develop and roll-out international legal projects.

You have obtained a Master in Law;

  • You have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, gained in a law firm and preferably also as in-house counsel, acquired in an international environment;
     
  • You are stress resistant and fulfil tasks within given deadlines with a can-do attitude; 
     
  • You are able to work autonomously and proactively; 
     
  • You have a sound experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and other business contracts; 
     
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment. You are fluent in English, Dutch and/or French; 
     
  • You are eager to learn and have the ability to understand technical and financial implications of transactions; 
     
  • You are organized, methodical, with a keen eye for and attention to detail; 
     
  • You have a flexible, openminded and international mindset.

Our client offers you a challenging and highly diversified job within a dynamic legal team of ahighly professional and international company.

You will be offered a motivating and competitive remuneration package, in line with your competencies and experiences, including fringe benefits.

Interested?

Contact Sara Berquin via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/3075/21-LexGO).

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 53
Ref: VL/LAW/3075/21-LexGO
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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