Head of Legal Benelux - Diegem

Region: Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2917/21

You hold a Master degree in Law and have minimum 5 years of experience in a law firm and/or as in-house legal counsel.  Thorough knowledge of commercial and contract law, corporate law, ideally with experience in IT and data privacy.Fluent in Dutch, French and English.

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SERIS is a modern security company with a creative and ground-breaking philosophy. After more than 100 years, the SERIS Group now incorporates experienced businesses that are all experts in their field. Clearly defined, expertise-based business units work closely together to work out truly integrated and custom-made security proposals. SERIS offers solid security solutions for companies, public authorities and private individuals. Whoever wishes to engage their services, may rest assured that his security, his business and his precious belongings are secured in the best possible way. SERIS quite rightly pretends to be your Total Security Concept Provider.

SERIS is looking for a Head of Legal Benelux, based in Diegem. You will report to the Group Head of Legal and Compliance, based in France (solid line) and to the President of SERIS Benelux (dotted line). Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Support to the development and diversification of the Group's activities in the Benelux
    • Negotiation, drafting, revision of contracts related to the organic development of the Group in the Benelux (services contracts, general and specific terms and conditions of the various activities, subcontracting, supplier contracts, etc.).
    • Analysis of the terms of private or public calls for tenders, follow tender process and drafting contracts.
    • Establishment / update of standard contracts, standard clauses, training material for the business.
    • Management and securing of contractual relations, support to the business in terms of contract negotiation, modification, renewal and termination (pre-litigation, litigation).
  • Corporate
    • Legal structuring, acquisition agreements, representation and warranties.
    • Management / supervision of the company life of the Group's subsidiaries in the Benelux (company decisions, intragroup reorganization operations, incorporations, mergers, liquidations, etc.
    • Power of attorney and signatures.
    • Implementation / update and monitoring of intra-group contracts in the Benelux.
  • Management of the legal department Benelux
    • Management of one legal manager.
    • Management of external legal service providers (lawyers, notary public, etc.).
    • Managing and adapting the priorities of the legal department in accordance with the strategy of the Group.
  • Compliance
    • Support to the rolling out of the Group's ethics and compliance policies (competition, anti-corruption, protection of personal data); responsible for the compliance of the company with data privacy regulations in the Benelux.
    • Participation to the rolling out of various compliance programs and implementing these programs in the company.
    • Raising awareness and training the Benelux teams.
  • Master in law with minimum 5 years of experience in a law firm, or as in-house legal counsel.
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial and contract law, corporate law, ideally with experience in IT and data privacy.
  • Experience in compliance matters is a plus.
  • Proactive, pragmatic and curious to learn and develop.
  • Team spirit and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English.

You will be offered a diverse and challenging role at an ambitious, rapidly growing company with a very informal atmosphere. SERIS offers a healthy and dynamic environment with career development opportunities.


Contact Annick Hellemans via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2917/21).

E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile: +32 476 42 11 31
Ref: VL/LAW/2917/21
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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