Senior Legal Counsel

Region: Liège
Function: In-House
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Real estate
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Weerts Group is a family-owned holding and investment group with investments in Logistics, Real Estate and Motorsport.  Weerts Group is currently looking for a trilingual lawyer with 4 to 8 years of experience and experience in real estate law. In addition to being entrepreneurial and stress resistant, you have strong communication skills.

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Weerts Group is a family-owned holding and investment group with diversified investments Real Estate, in Logistics and Motorsport. These three seemingly different activities offer interesting synergies and cross-fertilization.

  • The Logistics division is the largest division in terms of turnover and employment, and an important tenant and source of development opportunities for the Logistics Real Estate Division.
  • The racing activities offer the opportunity to boost both brand awareness and strengthen client relationships across Europe. It also embodies some of the values of Weerts Group: team spirit and the will to win.

Weerts Group is headquartered in Liège, Belgium and has operations in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Hungary, Romania and the UK.

A combination of independence and entrepreneurial spirit enables Weerts Group to quickly identify and seize opportunities and thus continuously work on important internal and external growth opportunities.

In order to support and strengthen its growth, Weerts Group is currently looking for a Legal Counsel.  As Legal Counsel, you will be involved in the various activities of Weerts Group and will mainly focus on Real Estate Law.

You will, among other tasks, be in charge of:

  • The management from a legal perspective of the real estate projects (in logistics, office and residential projects), from acquisition, over development, rental or lease to exit, and general corporate and commercial matters;
  • Retaining and liaising with external counsel (locally and internationally) on a variety of real estate, corporate [and investment related tax] matters;
  • Managing the contacts with public authorities, notaries, lawyers, architects, consulting firms involved in real estate projects;
  • Reviewing and/or negotiating notarial deeds, construction agreements, commercial leases, sale documentation, etc.;
  • Providing general legal assistance relating to the various activities of Weerts Group (mostly with respect to commercial or corporate law) and the fund management actitivites.

  • You have obtained a Masters in law degree at a Belgian University;
  • You have 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in a reputable law firm and/or a company active in the real estate sector;
  • You have gained a relevant expertise in real estate law, which you are keen to further develop (contracts such as construction agreements, architecture contracts, permits, commercial lease agreements etc);
  • You have an excellent knowledge of French, Dutch and English
  • You are hands-on and have a can-do-attitude;
  • You have excellent communication skills;
  • You are stress-resistant, trustworthy and rigorous.

Weerts Group offers you:

  • A varied job in a rapidly growing company and in a small and dynamic team;
  • The possibility to be part of and play a role in the development of big-scale real estate projects both in Belgium and internationally;
  • Opportunities of self-development;
  • A beautiful working location in Milmort (Liège area);
  • A competitive remuneration.


Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Diether Vandenbussche for more information.
Contact Diether by mail: diether.vandenbussche@youconnect.beor call +32 477 22 95 52.

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