Legal Counsel Corporate & Compliance - Antwerp

Region: Antwerpen
Function: In-House, Compliance
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2018/18

Master in Law with 3 to 5 years of professional experience in corporate law at an international business law firm, a notary office or a multinational (preferably listed) company. Fluent in English and Dutch. Keen interest in maritime law.

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Euronav is one of the world largest tanker companies engaged in the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil. The company is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium, and has offices throughout Europe and Asia. Euronav is listed on Euronext Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange.

Euronav is looking for a Legal Counsel Corporate & Compliance to enforce their legal team in Belgium (Antwerp).

  • Company Secretarial
    Assist the Secretary General with:
  • the design and implementation of all necessary policies and procedures to ensure that the company complies with its articles of association and its statutory obligations and in particular those governing its operation in Belgium as a listed company;
  • keeping records required by statute to ensure that the company conducts its business in a legal and proper manner;
  • the organisation of meetings of the board of directors and shareholders’ meetings;
  • general corporate administration of group companies 
  • Compliance Officer
    Within the context of corporate governance, assist the compliance officer to aim to assure that the company, its officers and employees are informed of and comply with these laws, internal rules and ethical standards.
  • Legal Management
    To act as a contact person for all legal matters assigned by the Secretary General and/or the General Counsel for the various departments within the organization, including:
  • draft, review and/or negotiating agreements to be entered into by the company, including financings;
  • conducting research and/or provide legal analysis on legislative matters;
  • assist in resolving legal issues and respond if necessary by drafting and submitting applications, complaints or protests on an extra judicial basis;
  • attend to all corporate, business and maritime law issues;

You hold a Belgian Master Degree in Law.

You have at least 3 years of professional experience in corporate law at an international business law firm, a notary office or a multinational (preferably listed) company.

You are fluent in English and Dutch. Additional European languages are an asset.

You have a keen interest in maritime law (previous experience is not required).

You pay attention to detail and are accurate, whilst prioritizing the workload and balancing multiple tasks.

You are able to work autonomously yet you are a team player.

You have strong communication and negotiation skills.

You will work in an international environment in full expansion yet with a flat structure and an open culture.

Euronav offers an attractive compensation package in line with your experience, including a company car and a group medical and life insurance plan. Euronav further offers extensive training and development opportunities.


Contact Kathy Mommen via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2018/18).

Ref: VL/LAW/2018/18

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