Junior Legal Counsel
18/10/2021

Region: Antwerpen, Walloon Brabant, East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Employment & Social Security, Corporate law, Banking & Finance
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Unifiedpost Group (UPG) is a pan-European fintech company that offers cloud-based software solutions and is listed on Euronext Brussels since September 2020. In order to support the continuous growth of the company, Unifiedpost Group is looking for a Junior Legal Counsel, with at least 3 years of experience in corporate law and a genuine interest in fintech and payments.

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Throughout the world, businesses are digitalising their financial value chain: from contract or order, to invoice, payment and financing. For this evolution to succeed, there must be a trusted network connecting this diverse ecosystem.

Unifiedpost Group offers a cloud-based platform that empowers businesses by creating a space where this network can exist and deliver streamlined, automated business functions, from e-invoicing and payments processing, to working capital financing, e-identity solutions and more.

Since its creation in 2001, Unifiedpost Group has grown considerably, with branches and subsidiaries in 26 European countries. By 2019, more than 350 million documents were processed and more than 400,000 SMEs and 250 larger companies were reached via the platform.

In order to support its Legal Team, Unifiedpost Group is looking for a Junior Legal Counsel

You will be responsible for supporting the Chief Legal Counsel and the Corporate Legal Manager with the following tasks:

  • Creating and maintaining an overview of all legal entities within UPG (in 26 countries).
     
  • Organising the general assembly and board meetings for various legal entities (including timely compilation of all supporting documents, convening the meetings and preparing minutes, proxies and ancillary documentation).
     
  • Support the legal team in all questions regarding corporate, HR and/or finance law.
     
  • Prepare corporate legal documents and HR related contracts
     
  • Contact and coordinate with the internal stakeholders
     
  • Where necessary, contact and coordination with various administrations and notary public.
     
  • Managing the corporate calendar of the various legal entities.
     
  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment (in particular corporate and HR law).
     
  • Contract drafting and reviewing
     
  • Occasional legal matters regarding the operational businesses.

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Law.
     
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in corporate law and/or banking & finance law.
     
  • You have a genuine interest or in tech law and payments. Any experience in this field will be considered a plus.
     
  • Your have excellent knowledge of Dutch, French and English.
     
  • You have an excellent knowledge of MS Office.
     
  • You are assertive and have a hardworking and can-do attitude and can combine this with excellent organisational skills.
     
  • You are capable of working autonomously and have a hands-on mentality.
     
  • You have an exceptional eye for detail.

  • Our client offers you the opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing and worldwide business and a dynamic and ambitious legal team;
     
  • Our client offers you an attractive remuneration package.

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Clara Creve or Kathleen Peirsman for more information.

Contact Clara by mail: [email protected] or call +32 496 78 48 03.
Contact Kathleen by mail: [email protected] or call +32 473 49 71 80.

 

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