Legal Advisor
19/04/2017

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/1714/16-LexGO3011

Master in Law with approximatively 3 to 4 years of relevant experience within general commercial and contracts law. Excellent in French and English.

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Our client is a leading global industrial company, present in over 40 countries with approximately 17,000 employees. In addition to the well-established markets of Europe and North America, our client has operations in Latin America, Oceania and Asia. 

Our client is privately owned. The global headquarters are based in Brussels. 

Our client is currently seeking to reinforce its legal department with a Legal Advisor.

The Legal Advisor shall be involved in the management of commercial legal matters relating to divisions and companies of the Group. 

The Legal Advisor will work, with the support and under the supervision of the senior team colleague, in daily close contact with the various entities of the Group.  

Contract Management 

  • Support the senior colleague in the review, drafting, negotiation and validation of a wide range of commercial contracts of the Group companies in an international context (master services agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, market research agreements, research collaboration agreements, IT equipment purchase and maintenance agreements, and other agreements for procurement of goods and services…). 

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures in processing contract review and engaging the appropriate support as needed (e.g. review contracts in line with the current policies, codify practices). 

  • Draft standard clauses and/or agreements. 

  • Review and negotiate engagement letters with the company’s service providers. 

  • Manage the contract execution process, from receipt of the contract request through signature. 

  • Assistance in establishing, and maintaining to, and training on processes for contract review and approval.

 

General advise 

  • Provide legal advice, guidance, information and analysis to business on their commercial activities with the support of the senior colleague (e.g. review of brochures, terms of sales of Group companies…).  

  • Assist the senior colleague on various types of legal questions relating to operations of Group Companies.

Master in law with 3 – 4 years of experience in general commercial and contracts law in a law firm and/or industrial environment. 

Good technical legal knowledge with a keen commercial focus. 

Good developed analytical skills: ability to grasp and analyze complex questions, issues or information.  Be able to tackle issues and problems in a logical, step by step way, using a legal mindset/approach. 

Excellent communication skills, able to translate and explain complex legal questions in a pragmatic way. 

Good developed planning and organizing skills: ability to design and implement suitable solutions to achieve tangible results within specific timeframes and respecting high standards of performance. 

Good adapting skills: open to different ideas and experiences. Ability to manage different situations and/or problems with an open approach. 

Strong service oriented. 

Excellent team work skills. 

Fluent in English and French or Dutch. Spanish and/or German would be an asset.

In addition to being offered a competitive remuneration package, you will work in a very dynamic, challenging and international environment.

Interested?

Contact Marie Brepoels via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/1714/16-LexGO3011).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 51
Mobile: +32 (0)498 72 28 58
Ref: VL/LAW/1714/16-LexGO3011
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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