Legal Counsel - Brussels

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law, Banking & Finance, Insurance law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2142/18

Master Degree in Law with 3 to 5 years of experience as a lawyer or inhouse counsel in the insurance or financial sector.  Fluent in English, French and Dutch.

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Euler Hermes is the world’s leading provider of trade-related credit insurance solutions, with more than 100 years of client support and responsiveness to changing business environments.  The Euler Hermes group is backed by Allianz, one of the leading financial services providers worldwide.

The group’s credit analysts and risk experts are located around the world in over 50 countries, enabling them to be close to their operations.

The Legal Counsel’s tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide legal advice on corporate and regulatory affairs related to Euler Hermes SA (main insurer carrier of Euler Hermes group).
  • Act as Corporate Secretary for Euler Hermes SA (preparing of the Board of Director’s meetings, ensure Board Secretariat, ensure compliance with all governance requirements, etc.).
  • Lead legal & regulatory watch and conduct impact assessment.
  • Participate to preparation and drafting of Solvency II reporting for legal and regulatory aspects.
  • Responsible for fit & proper process.
  • Interact with the regulator (NBB).
  • Provide assistance on legal organization (corporate reorganization and structuring).

The position will report to the Euler Hermes Global Head of Legal and Compliance based in Paris.
The position will be based in Brussels with frequent travels to France.

  • Master degree in Law, ideally with a major in Corporate Law.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a lawyer or inhouse counsel.
  • Insurance or financial sector experience is a plus, as well as international experience and/or exposure.
  • Strong knowledge of financial regulatory activities.
  • Fluent in English, French and Dutch.
  • Leadership abilities with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Result oriented.  Capable of convincing and influencing.
  • Hands-on mentality and able to work under pressure.

In addition to the opportunity to work at a senior management level for a solid, successful and growing international insurance group, Euler Hermes offers a motivating and competitive remuneration package which is industry-benchmarked and which includes a variable part as well as long-term incentives.


Contact Annick Hellemans via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2142/18).

Mobile: +32 476 42 11 31
Ref: VL/LAW/2142/18

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