Legal Counsel
27/12/2018

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Banking & Finance, Technology, Media, Telecommunications
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Isabel Group is looking for a Legal Counsel to strengthen its Legal and Compliance department.

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Isabel Group has since 1995 grown as a Belgian company from the leading provider of multi-banking services for professional users to the country’s biggest fintech.  It is a reliable and solid link between the business world, banks and suppliers.

With more than 250 experts and intensive focus on the business world, Isabel Group offers its customers a full range of financial solutions and can advise and support them from start to finish thanks to its consultancy services. Isabel Group also has a big network of partners to call on. It invests more than one third of its turnover in innovation.

It offers a premium service to its customers. Isabel NV/SA is one of the three organizations in Belgium that meet the requirements for the ISO/IEC 20000-1 2011 standard and has obtained that certification.

Isabel Group is looking for a Legal Counsel to strengthen its Legal and Compliance department.

As a Legal Counsel you will be a robust partner to address Isabel’s legal needs. You will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Protect the organization's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law.  Provide hands-on counselling to all levels within the company.
     
  • Identify, analyze and mitigate legal risks on all levels of the service and product delivery (from product ideas, to product specifications, service processes and legally relevant company events), formulating clear recommendations, and assuring legal compliance.
     
  • Provide legal expertise in the development and interpretation of legislation and advise the organization on the development of policies (e.g. AML, PSDII).
     
  • Responsible to conduct contract streamlining (architect and manage legal templates), contract creation and reviewing (“sanity checks”), conduct settlements and negotiations with all parties. You will have end-responsibility for the contract reviewing/drafting performed by the company’s team of external counsels.
     
  • Review and administer official company publications, trade mark registration etc.
     
  • Follow-up of litigation.

You will report to the Head of Legal.

  • You have obtained a Master degree in Law and you have 4 to 8 years of experience in IT law and you understand the world of finance, preferably (partially) within a reputable law firm.
     
  • Experience in competition law and/or data protection and/or compliance is considered as a definite plus.
     
  • You have a thorough knowledge of Dutch, French and English.
     
  • You are a pragmatic business partner.
     
  • You take ownership.
     
  • You show integrity and professionalism.
     
  • You are a team player.
     
  • You are resilient and confident.
     
  • You are detail-oriented and ensure quality at all times.

You will work for the first & leading Fintech of Belgium, which is constantly developing new features and portals. During lunch, you can attend knowledge sharing sessions.

It takes about 42 steps from Brussels Central Station to the company’s front door.

On top of that, Isabel Group offers you a competitive salary package with a company car, at least 30 days of holiday and the possibility to work from home.

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Stéphanie Verhaegen for more information.

Contact Stéphanie by mail: stephanie.verhaegen@youconnect.be or call +32 476 39 40 50.

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