M&A Lawyer - Mechelen
05/06/2018

Region: Antwerpen
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/1988/18

Master in Law with 3 to 7 years of relevant experience in corporate M&A. An excellent command of English is required.

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Cargill - Corporate headquarters based in Minneapolis US - provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world (www.cargill.com).

Cargill has 155,000 employees in 68 countries, committed to feeding the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Every day, Cargill connects farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. Some of Cargill's major businesses are ‘Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial’, ‘Animal Nutrition’, ‘Protein & Salt’ and ‘Agricultural Supply Chain’.

In order to strengthen its global Law Department, Cargill is currently looking for an M&A lawyer (m/f) for its offices in Mechelen.

As an M&A lawyer you will provide legal advice to Cargill Incorporated and its global subsidiaries, principally supporting M&A transactions, disposals, joint ventures and majority and minority investments of all types, sizes and complexities mainly in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). 

Interacting with people at all levels of the organization as well as with external contacts, you will handle complex legal work throughout the entire life cycle of the transaction, from early stage discussions to post-transactional matters.

As a member of the law team, you will coordinate, structure and negotiate transactions. You will identify legal risks related to transactions and you will provide practical, solutions-oriented advice to enable proper monitoring, management or mitigation of risks.

You will join an experienced legal team and you will report to the Lead Lawyer M&A EMEA.

Key competencies and qualifications include:

  • Master in Law with a strong academic background;
  • 3 to 7 years of experience gained in a corporate M&A department of a recognized international law firm;
  • Excellent (written and spoken) knowledge of English;
  • Commercial and business-oriented mindset;
  • Strong analytical skills, able to identify and correctly qualify legal issues and provide appropriate solutions;
  • Motivated, self-confident, assertive, and able to work autonomously on multiple complex transactions;
  • Dedication and commitment towards providing excellent, value added advice;
  • Ability to work under deadlines, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Willingness to travel if necessary. 

Working as M&A lawyer at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive in a transactional, team-oriented context and a complex, challenging international environment.

You will work in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world, being part of an international team of highly motivated professionals, working with your business partners in several countries worldwide. You will be offered an interesting blend of transactional work that you can organize with a high level of autonomy and flexibility.

Cargill offers you a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. Cargill offers a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally encouraging you to work autonomously and to take up responsibilities.

Cargill offers a motivating and attractive remuneration package in accordance with your seniority and experience.

Interested?

Contact Karolien Eeckhoudt via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/1988/18).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 56
Mobile: +32 (0) 485 38 73 51
Ref: VL/LAW/1988/18
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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