Junior Legal Counsel

Junior Legal Counsel
Région: Groot-Bijgaarden
Expérience nécessaire: 3 ans
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Réf: LexGO24/08
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Le voyage de Puratos a commencé en 1919, il y a un peu plus de cent ans. Ce qui a commencé comme une activité « père et fils » s’est transformé en une entreprise internationale prospère. Notre société propose désormais une gamme complète de services et d'ingrédients de pointe aux clients des secteurs de la boulangerie, de la pâtisserie et du chocolat du monde entier. 

L'aspect humain a toujours été au centre de nos actions. Qu'il s'agisse de travailler avec des artisans, des entreprises industrielles, des détaillants ou des entreprises de restauration de toutes tailles, nous sommes prêts à franchir ensemble les prochaines étapes vers un monde meilleur. 


The Junior Legal Counsel supports the senior legal counsels in a wide variety of general commercial, real estate, corporate, finance, IP and other related legal fields, covering both the national and international scale.  The job is based in our HQ in Belgium (Groot-Bijgaarden, close to Brussels).

Key Accountabilities:

  • You prepare, draft, review and negotiate a wide range of broad-based commercial contracts and transactions
  • You provide accurate, pragmatic legal advice to the business, in a timely and efficient manner
  • You provide legal assistance to internal clients, by advising on ad-hoc questions and supporting in projects 
  • You monitor and advise on legal disputes and procedures
  • You contribute to and monitor corporate housekeeping of the affiliates of the group
  • You instruct and monitor communication with external lawyers and other advisors used in the context of the above 
  • You contribute to the continuous improvement of the efficiency within the department, amongst others through the development and implementation of appropriate policies, procedures, tools, templates, best practices, trainings…
  • You follow up on developments in laws and regulations, especially in the field of business law, company law, general contract law

Searched profile

  • You have a master degree in law
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (bar experience is a plus)
  • You have a clear preference for a generalist position
  • You are a  team-player
  • You are hands-on, business oriented and a pragmatic person
  • You are a flexible, dynamic person with a social personality and the right amount of can-do mentality
  • Being tech savvy is a plus
  • You have very good knowledge of English and Dutch and/or French, both spoken and written (Spanish is a plus)


You will join a stable family business that has become an international market leader. You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are part of our main priorities. 

You can expect to have a fascinating and varied job in an atmosphere with open communication, where personal development is strongly encouraged through ownership, coaching and training. 

You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as: 

  • meal vouchers (8€/day) 
  • free group, dental and hospitalization insurance
  • 13th month pay
  • company car with fuel card

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