Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs - Oostende

Region: West Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/3204/22-LexGO

Dynamic legal counsel with a minimum of 5 years professional experience, either as lawyer and/or as in-house counsel in a company or consultancy firm.  In-depth knowledge of (Belgian) corporate law. Fluent in Dutch, English & French, knowledge of Spanish is a plus.

Expand All
Close All

Elicio NV is an international renewable energy company focused on the development, financing, construction and  operation of onshore and offshore wind energy power plants. The group’s activity covers mid-size to large-scale wind projects in Belgium, France, Serbia, Spain and Scotland.

In support of its continued growth, Elicio is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs to strengthen its Legal team.

The Legal Counsel shall, under the supervision of the Director Legal Affairs, in the dynamic environment of development of renewable energy projects advise on different legal matters of the legal entities of the Elicio Group and of its projects under development, construction or operation.

The Legal Counsel shall, together with other team members mainly focus on corporate law related legal support but good knowledge of international contract law offers a head start and can broaden the scope of work to M&A transactions and different commercial contracts.

Main tasks and responsibilities 

  • Draft corporate documentation for the approx. 40 Elicio companies and coordinate the corporate housekeeping administration
  • Negotiate and draft different types of commercial contracts (such as share/asset purchase agreements, services agreements, non-disclosure agreements, cooperation/joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, intra group agreements, etc.)
  • Advise on legal aspects of loan documentation and security documents
  • Advise on legal aspects of acquisitions, mergers, investments and divestments and coordination of due diligence procedures
  • Cooperate with the different divisions of the Elicio Group
  • Cooperate with external advisors (such as lawyers, notaries, auditors, etc.)

The Legal Counsel must have a Legal Master Degree with a minimum of 5 years direct work experience in corporate legal work, preferably in an industrial environment. Additional experience in contract law would be highly appreciated.

Further  key competencies and skills are:

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative, ‘down to earth’ environment
  • Diligent, proactive, and solution-oriented attitude
  • Highly accurate and organized, yet flexible
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Resilient to stress in front of deadlines
  • Willingness to continuously develop professional skills and to maintain up to date knowledge on legal matters (corporate & contractual)
  • Have in-depth knowledge of (Belgian) corporate law
  • Fluent in Dutch, English & French, knowledge of Spanish is a plus

Elicio NV offers you a dynamic and professional environment which encourages individual initiative.

Elicio NV provides a permanent contract with competitive compensation and a wide range of extralegal benefits (such as a company car with fuel card).

You will be working in a young inspiring team offering a unique working atmosphere but with the possibility to work remote two days per week.


Contact Sara Berquin via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/3204/22-LexGO).

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 53
Ref: VL/LAW/3204/22-LexGO

Contact info

See all jobs from Vialegis

See also other jobs in the same functions: In-House

See also other jobs in the same specialisation: Commercial , Corporate law

See also other jobs in the same functions and regions: In-House (West Flanders)

All jobs

Featured Jobs

Legal Counsels - Bruxelles

Legal Counsels - Bruxelles

Read more


Read more
(Junior) Associate M&A...

(Junior) Associate M&A transacties - Antwerpen

Read more
Associate Pharma-Regulatory...

Associate Pharma-Regulatory - Brussel

Read more
Banking Associate (Finance...

Banking Associate (Finance & Projects)

Read more
Advocaat-stagiair en/of...

Advocaat-stagiair en/of junior advocaat overheidsopdrachten en -contracten

Read more
Juridisch Adviseur...

Juridisch Adviseur Investments - Brussel

Read more
Advocaat Fiscaal Recht -...

Advocaat Fiscaal Recht - Estate Planning

Read more
Jurist - SAM-TES - Brussel

Jurist - SAM-TES - Brussel

Read more
Jurist IP, IT & GDPR -...

Jurist IP, IT & GDPR - Internationaal

Read more

LexGO Network