Legal Counsel - Diegem
28/10/2021

Region: Flemish Brabant
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law, Banking & Finance, Regulatory
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/BE/LAW/3015/21-LexGO

You have at least 2 years of experience as legal advisor or lawyer in one or more of the following domains: corporate law, banking/finance law, regulatory and/or tax law. Experience with investment sector-specific regulations is considered a plus. Fluent in English and good knowledge of Dutch and/or French.

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Founded in 2009, Vendis Capital is an independent private equity firm specializing in the consumer goods sector in Europe. In partnership with experienced entrepreneurs and managers, Vendis aims to invest in small to medium sized consumer companies in order to help them realise their potential for growth and value creation. Vendis invests in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, DACH and in the Scandinavian countries.

Vendis Capital is looking to strengthen its legal team by hiring a Legal Counsel.

  • Management of the daily legal, contractual and administrative affairs of Vendis Capital and the investment funds under its management, i.e. all legal, regulatory and corporate actions and documentation relating to the activities of the manager and the funds.
     
  • Assist and coordinate from a legal point of view the setting-up of new investment funds, and develop and implement projects relating to fund events (i.e. closings, capital calls, distributions, liquidations, restructurings).
     
  • Prepare and follow-up on the periodical reporting obligations of the manager and the funds and in general, follow-up and implement procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements applicable (AML, AIFM, marketing, SFDR etc.).
     
  • Monitor and coordinate the relationship with the funds’ investors (follow-up on questions, information gathering etc.).
     
  • Assist in specific topics regarding the investments of the funds in portfolio companies (LOIs, NDAs etc.).
     
  • Introduce and monitor files, and maintain a good relationship, with the regulatory authorities (FSMA).
     
  • Monitor the regulatory and legislative evolution with a focus on investment funds related topics.
  • You have a Master in Law.
     
  • You have at least 2 years of experience as legal advisor or lawyer in one or more of the following domains: corporate law, banking/finance law, regulatory and/or tax law Experience with fund-specific regulations, MIFID, AIFM and/or UCITS is considered a plus.
     
  • You are Fluent in English and have a good knowledge of Dutch and/or French.
     
  • You are highly precise, organized and are able to work in a changing environment.
     
  • You are a quick learner, you are pragmatic and proactive and you like to take initiative.
     
  • You are IT minded (Word, Excel, using platforms dedicated to the management of the funds).
     
  • You are a team player, but able to work autonomously.
     
  • You have the ability of building up good interpersonal relationship and you like to work in close partnership with the people in the business.

You will have the opportunity to work in an international environment, with a young and dynamic team.  You will have interesting career opportunities and be able to develop yourself.  You will receive a competitive remuneration package in line with your skills and expertise.

Interested?

Contact Annick Hellemans via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/BE/LAW/3015/21-LexGO).

E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile: +32 476 42 11 31
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3015/21-LexGO
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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