Legal Counsel (m/f)
20/03/2017

Region: West Flanders
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Litigation, Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO20/03

You are a qualified Master in law and have between 4 to maximum 8 years of relevant professional experience as lawyer and as in-house legal counsel. 

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Our client is an international group situated in West-Flanders.

Our client is currently looking for a Legal Counsel with relevant experience in the field of corporate and commercial law matters. 

As a Legal Counsel you will provide legal support to the business units of the group. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Provide adequate and pragmatic legal support to the various business units worldwide in order to protect the interests of the group;

  • Drafting, reviewing, updating and assisting in negotiations of a wide variety of international commercial contracts;

  • Provide functional support and advice with respect to corporate law (corporate transactions and advice on corporate housekeeping for the group companies);

  • Managing all claims and litigations in different jurisdictions in order to defend the interests of the group;

  • Collaborate with and manage external legal advisors in Belgium and abroad;

  • Keeping abreast of relevant legal developments.

You will be based in West-Flanders. 

  • You are a qualified Master in law and have between 4 to maximum 8 years of relevant professional experience as lawyer and as in-house legal counsel.

  • You are mainly specialized in corporate and commercial law, and have good contract drafting and negotiating skills.

  • You are very business-minded, hands-on and pragmatic.

  • You enjoy working in an entrepreneurial working environment.

  • You are able to work autonomously but are also a real team player.

  • You have excellent organizational skills.

  • You are client oriented and able to smoothly interact with people at all levels of the

    organization as well as with external contacts.

  • You are fluent in English, Dutch and French.

  • You are willing to travel if necessary. 

Be part of a dynamic legal team that advises and supports the business of a growing international group of companies.

An attractive remuneration package including company car and attractive extra-legal advantages. 

Interested?

Please connect with Mieke Beeuwsaert, by sending an e-mail to mieke.beeuwsaert@youconnect.be or calling +32 479 61 96 96. 

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