Legal Counsel

Region: East Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Resilux is currently looking for a talented Legal Counsel with at least 5 years of particular expertise in the field of corporate law, company law and M&A transactions.

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Resilux is specialized in the manufacture and sales of PET preforms and bottles. These preforms and bottles are used for the packaging of water, soft drinks, edible oils, ketchup, detergents, milk, beer, wine, fruit juices and other applications. As from 1 October 2017, Resilux extended its core business with PET recycling activities, located in Switzerland.

Originally, Resilux was a family business. Since 3 October 1997, Resilux has been quoted on Euronext Brussels. Resilux’ headquarters and group management are located in Belgium (Wetteren). On regional level Resilux operates through its subsidiaries located in Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Greece, Russia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania and in the U.S. Resilux engages over 850 employees in total.

Resilux is currently looking for a talented Legal Counsel with at least 5 years of particular expertise in the field of corporate law, company law and M&A transactions.

You will report hierarchically to executive group management and Board.

The position requires a thorough understanding of all aspects of the business including the following responsibilities:

Corporate duties

  • Serve as the Company Secretary to all the Board meetings, committees and shareholder meetings (convene and attend meetings, draft minutes, keep record of proceedings, ensure timely notifications);
  • Provide legal advisory and interpretation services to the Board to ensure statutory compliance with existing law, regulatory and other requirements;
  • Continuously monitor and ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory obligations and corporate governance requirements;
  • Serve as Compliance Officer under Market Abuse Regulations;
  • Liaise with external lawyers, FSMA, Euroclear, Euronext, Paying Agent when required.

Legal Advisory

  • Advise on M&A matters (independently or as part of the core M&A team);
  • Provide legal advisory and opinions to the executive management on corporate transactions, legal and general issues that affect the business and that may arise from time to time;
  • Prepare policy papers and instruments, which have legal implications;
  • Review letters, agreements and other legal documents to assist and support various business activities;
  • Commercial contract preparation and administration.

  • You have obtained a Belgian Master degree in Law and you have at least 5 years of experience within an international environment with a proven track record in Belgian corporate law, company law and M&A transactions;
  • You have outstanding legal and technical language skills;
  • You have excellent language skills in Dutch with an in depth command of English (both verbal and written). German, Spanish and French are considered as an asset;
  • You have strong communication skills with the ability to handle issues diplomatically;
  • You demonstrate a problem-solving approach;
  • You have an open spirit and are a team player, yet able to work independently;
  • You demonstrate ownership and are proactive;
  • You are able to handle pressure and work with minimum or no supervision;
  • You can successfully manage competing priorities and you show outstanding analytical skills;
  • You give proof of a strong business understanding, a strong commercial awareness and the ability to give pragmatic advice are essential for this role;
  • Accuracy and confidentiality are not strange concepts to you;
  • You show eagerness to work in a dynamic but demanding context;
  • You are willing to travel on an occasional basis (mainly within Europe).

You will take part in a dynamic international environment, where you will have the opportunity to actively work with Board and executive group management.

You will enjoy a high level of autonomy in organizing your work, whilst being able to seek the advice and counsel of your colleagues.

On top of that, Resilux offers you an attractive remuneration package, in accordance with your experience and seniority.


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

Contact Kathleen by mail: or call +32 473 49 71 80.

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