Junior Legal Manager - Vilvoorde
26/07/2018

Region: Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Real estate
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2074/18

Master degree in Law with minimum 2 years of experience in contract drafting and negotiation. Additional degree or LLM is an asset. Excellent command both orally and written of English, German and a third European language (French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Czech or Hungarian).

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The Goodman Group, a global integrated property group listed on the Australian Stock Exchange with more than 1000 dedicated professionals in 28 offices around the world, owns, develops and manages industrial real estate including logistics facilities, warehouses and business parks in 16 countries across continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia Pacific, North America and Brazil.

Goodman Belgium, part of the Goodman Group, owns and manages 6 properties in Puurs, Mechelen and Willebroek, totaling more than 230,000 sqm.

To enforce its Legal Department in Vilvoorde, Goodman is looking for a Junior Legal Manager.

The Junior Legal Manager will be part of the Legal Department Continental Europe and will report to the Head of Legal Continental Europe.

The Junior Legal Manager will be working in close collaboration with the wider European and Global legal and risk team and with the business and technical development managers in different countries.

Key accountabilities and duties:

  • Assist in resolving legal issues in relation to real estate development (mainly relating to real estate acquisition and disposal, rent/lease, sale, contracting, architectural services) in Continental Europe.
  • Review commercial contracts with customers and third parties.
  • Provide other Legal Managers with on time and accurate support on business transactions, legal disputes and/or litigation.
  • Assist the team in practicing ‘preventive law’ by training and educating employees on general legal and development matters.
  • Liaise with external law firms in an effective way and at fait cost when necessary.

  • Master degree in law obtained with excellent academic credentials and minimum 2 years of experience in contract drafting and negotiation. Additional degree or LLM is an asset.
  • Excellent command both orally and written of English, German and a third European language (French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Czech or Hungarian).
  • Willing to be trained for longer periods (6 months) in different offices of Goodman in Continental Europe (Brussels, Dusseldorf, Paris, Warsaw) under mentorship of a local Legal Manager and to travel on short notice within Europe
  • Interest in broad aspects of real estate and international business.
  • Stress resistant (multiple projects under tight time pressures in a fast changing environment), flexible and outgoing team player with high integrity and interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive quick thinker committed to bottom line result.
  • Ability to provide pragmatic tailor-made solutions

You will join a global company that values diversity amongst employees and supports a healthy work-life balance (flexible working hours).

Goodman invests in its employees because success depends on hiring the best people and committing to their ongoing development. The company’s continued expansion generates opportunities for employees to work in Goodman offices around the world, providing invaluable experience in the global market.

Goodman offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Interested?

Contact Inge Mommaerts via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2074/18).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 57
Mobile: +32 (0) 485 60 65 10
Ref: VL/LAW/2074/18
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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