Senior Legal Manager - Brussel

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environment: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law, Technology, Media, Telecommunications
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/3228/22-LexGO

KPLER is looking for a dynamic Senior Legal Manager with around 10 years of experience in business law, gained in an international environment. Fluent in English.

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KPLER exists to facilitate sustainable and efficient trade to meet the changing needs of our world. To do so they’ve built a Data-as-a-Service solution that does exactly that across the lifecycle of a trade.

Their solution aggregates data from hundreds of sources including radar and satellite imagery as well as logistics, governmental, shipping databases and more. Intelligently connecting the dots across fragmented information landscapes, they bring to their clients a unique, real-time understanding of the trades happening all over the world, by giving them access to live information about the movement of cargos, the availability of vessels as well as the commodity storage.

KPLER has teams in more than 7 countries and 8 key locations (Brussels, Paris, London, Vienna, Dubai, Singapore, Houston and New York). With individuals of various backgrounds, diverse skills, and international experiences, being global & inclusive is in their DNA!

Our client is currently looking for a Senior Legal Manager to support their worldwide growth.

As a Senior Legal Manager, based in Belgium (Brussels), you will act as a dedicated legal business partner and give legal support to the business worldwide.

You will draft and negotiate commercial contracts, provide general business legal advice, and monitor disputes and litigations in relation to the above.

You will also be responsible to provide strategic and operational legal support for and handle legal implications related to technology & innovation, IT/digital (software- and data protection).

You will work closely together with colleagues from other functional areas/business units to develop appropriate solutions for all legal issues brought to your attention.

Whenever necessary or appropriate, you will be responsible for engaging, instructing and managing external lawyers.

You will handle complex legal matters independently, enabling your integration within the organization.

Your working area will be both national and international, involving occasional business trips abroad.

You will work closely together with and report to the CFO.

You obtained a Master’s degree in Law.

You have around 10 years of relevant working experience as a lawyer in a well-respected law firm and/or as an in-house counsel in an international legal department.

You have an experience in commercial law, corporate law and IT law.

You have an international mindset and you value cultural diversity.

You have excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing.

You are a self-confident self-starter, able to work autonomously. 

You master English fluently; knowledge of any other language is a plus.

You are willing to travel abroad occasionally.

You’ll get to work in a truly global environment, with more than 30 nationalities speaking more than 15 languages. You will be based in the Brussels office, but you will also have the possibility to work from home.

The position offers a unique blend of internationally oriented work with a hands-on approach, requiring you to show a readiness to "step into the business" and help realizing the business goals.

Kpler offers a motivating and competitive remuneration package, in accordance with your experience and competences.


Contact Marie Brepoels via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/3228/22-LexGO).

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 51
Mobile: +32 (0)498 72 28 58
Ref: VL/LAW/3228/22-LexGO

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