Legal Counsel - Gent (Drongen)

Region: East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, IP/IT/Media, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2395/19

Legal Counsel with 3 to 5 years of (corporate) experience with focus on drafting, reviewing and supporting commercial contracts (negotiations), commercial law, corporate law,…You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.

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With almost 3.000 dedicated employees driven to excel every day, our client, Royal Agrifirm Group, contributes to a responsible food chain for future generations. They deliver measurable, relevant and sustainable value at farm, field and industry.

Royal Agrifirm Group has about 3000 employees. It generates an annual turnover in excess of € 2 billion, has an international network of subsidiaries in 16 countries within Europe, North and South America and Asia and supplies products to more than 80 countries through its a worldwide distribution network.

To support their sustainable and strong growth, they are looking to strengthen their Legal department with a Legal Counsel, based in Drongen.

As Legal Counsel, you will support the business and provide advice on different legal topics.

You will contribute to the assurance of legal support in the broadest sense.

Your main responsibilities :

  • Generalist responsibilities with focus on drafting, reviewing and supporting commercial contracts (negotiations), commercial law, corporate law, intellectual property, M&A,…
  • Responsible for the corporate housekeeping and contract management
  • Follow-up of legal cases and judicial procedures
  • Legal support towards the different business units and international companies
  • Administrative support of the Global Legal department.

You will be based in Drongen and report to the International Legal Advisor.

You work together with your 3 colleagues of the Royal Agrifirm Legal Department.

  • You obtained a Master in Law, with a preference for contract and company law
  • You have 3 to 5 years of (corporate) experience, preferably as an inhouse lawyer/counsel
  • You are a strong communicator, independent, dynamic, hand-on, analytical, social and proactive
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, knowledge of a third language is an advantage
  • But most importantly: you are a STAR:
  • Sharp: You aim high and deliver
  • Trusted: You are open and fair towards others
  • Ambitious: You are a winner, and focused on our customers & results
  • Responsible: You contribute to a safe and learning company.

Our client offers you an exciting and challenging job within a dynamic and multicultural company.

You will be part of a small and dynamic legal team within an international company.

You will be offered a motivating and competitive remuneration package.


Contact Laetitia Christiaens via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2395/19).

Phone: +32 (0)2 290 23 54
Mobile: +32 (0)478 33 97 18
Ref: VL/LAW/2395/19

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