Senior Legal Advisor Corporate / M&A - Brussels

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/2979/21

Master in Law with at least 4 years of experience as a lawyer or as an in-house legal counsel in corporate law, company law and M&A.  You are fluent in Dutch, French and English.

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AG Insurance is the leading player on the Belgian insurance market. The company is headquartered in Brussels and jointly owned by Ageas and BNP Paribas Fortis.  Their products and services are sold through independent brokers and Fintro agents as well as BNP Paribas Fortis and Bpost bank branches. Over 2.7 million retail customers and 245,000 corporate and self-employed clients have put their trust and confidence in AG. AG is the only insurer to have earned the highest quality honours no less than seven times since 2008.

A team of 6 experienced lawyers provides legal support and advice within AG for transversal and specific legal matters.  They are part of the department “Central Legal”, led by the Head of Legal.

To strengthen this team, AG is looking for a Senior Legal Advisor M&A, corporate law and corporate governance.

  • You are responsible for the legal aspects in the fields of M&A transactions (incorporation of companies, acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, etc.), corporate governance and corporate sustainability.  You also deal with questions about company law.
  • You are responsible for the organization of the general shareholders' meeting of AG and the corporate housekeeping of a number of AG subsidiaries.  In both roles you take on a corporate secretary position.
  • You identify the legal risks and opportunities within these domains, you determine their impact on the company and you provide advice to senior management.
  • You are responsible for the drafting and revision of all relevant documents within these domains.
  • You keep up-to-date with all new relevant legal initiatives and legislative modifications in these domains.
  • If necessary, you work together with other (legal) services within AG and Ageas Group Legal, the legal department of AG's parent company.
  • You represent the views of AG both internally and externally if necessary.
  • You have a Belgian Master in law degree.
  • You have at least 4 years of relevant experience as lawyer or as in-house legal counsel in M&A, company law and corporate governance.  Thorough knowledge of Competition Law is an asset.
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English, in writing and orally.
  • You have strong communication skills.  You know how to convince people and you are not afraid of negotiating with senior management.
  • You have an analytical mindset and you always work in a meticulous, result-oriented and organized manner.
  • You are a strategic thinker and you can develop a strong strategic vision.
  • You adopt a pragmatic business approach and understand the impact of legal issues on the broader business.
  • You like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are able to work independently and take on responsibilities.
  • A top job with the market leader in the insurance sector.
  • An enthusiastic and dynamic team that gets a big 10 for atmosphere and conviviality.
  • The opportunity to continuously develop yourself, with a wide range of training courses.  Ideal for learning all the skills that can help you further develop your career.
  • Good vibes, that's what AG goes for.  With an extensive wellness program full of sporting activities and inspiring workshops.  This way you get more out of your work and your life.
  • An attractive salary and benefit package in line with your experience.


Contact Annick Hellemans via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/2979/21).

E-mail: [email protected]
Mobile: +32 476 42 11 31
Ref: VL/LAW/2979/21

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