Legal Counsel Real Estate

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial, Real estate
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO01/04

To build on its success, Immobel is offering a highly attractive opportunity to a Legal Counsel with a minimum of 4 years experience in real estate.

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Immobel is the largest listed real estate developer in Belgium. Since it was founded in 1863, the Group has been developing and marketing innovative urban projects that listen to the needs of cities and their inhabitants. Thanks to its intelligent strategy and its 200 experts, Immobel has managed to extend its expertise to the residential, office, commercial, urban development, housing estate and hospitality sectors, reaching a market capitalisation about €600 million, establishing it as a market leader.

Immobel is continuing its expansion across Europe with a portfolio of more than 1,000,000 m² in development in 6 countries (Belgium, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Poland, France, Spain, Germany) and carries out its social responsibility by donating part of its profits to supporting charitable projects in the areas of Health, Culture and Social Inclusion.

The Group is implementing a sustainable vision of urban development and is working to become a company conscious about its CO2 impact.

To enforce its legal team, Immobel is currently looking for a Legal Counsel.  In this role, you will provide pro-active and in-depth support in relation to the development projects of Immobel (residential, offices, etc.), in close cooperation with the other legal counsels and the other departments.

You will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • drafting and review of various types of construction and real estate relate agreements;
  • assistance in contract negotiations;
  • follow-up and management of existing contracts and assistance to issues arising during the development process;
  • legal assistance in the acquisition process: legal due diligence and review/drafting of transaction documents, as the case may be in close cooperation with external counsels;
  • pro-active follow-up of the ongoing projects, from a legal perspective;
  • management and follow-up of legal disputes e.g. with buyers, contractors, etc.;
  • when required, coordination with external lawyers and advisors;
  • follow up of litigation and assistance to the company in legal disputes;

You will report to the Head of Legal.

  • You have a Belgian Master in law degree;
  • You have 4 to 6 years of relevant experience as a real estate lawyer and/or as an in-house legal counsel;
  • You have an excellent knowledge of French or Dutch with good knowledge of the other language and you are fluent in English;
  • You are pragmatic, hands-on and result-driven;
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work in a demanding and fast moving environment;
  • You are capable and willing to defend the company's contractual interest;
  • You are flexible and capable of working efficiently; and
  • You like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are also able to work independently and take own responsibilities.

Immobel offers you

  • The opportunity to be part of an experienced Legal team and of a fast-growing Belgian company.
  • The possibility to work in an atmosphere that stimulates personal development and ownership.
  • A competitive remuneration package.


Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Sylvie Gerlo for more information.

Contact Sylvie by mail: [email protected] or call +32 486 93 09 93.

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This vacancy is in exclusive cooperation with YouConnect | Partners for legal & HR talent.


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