Corporate Legal Counsel

Corporate Legal Counsel
Région: Liège
Expérience nécessaire: 5 ans
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Réf: LexGO20/09
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Active for more than 30 years in the land-based and online gambling industry (casino games, sports betting and poker) and showing sustained growth, Gaming1 has more than 1,300 employees worldwide, including 450 in Belgium where it dominates the market. 

Its mission is to provide the best possible gaming experience, adapted to regulated markets, while promoting responsible gaming behavior. It also strives to develop an image of responsible and ethical gaming.


Tasks

Within Gaming1's legal and administrative department, you will be part of the Corporate & HR Legal Support team, which provides legal support to the Board of Directors and the Finance and HR departments in the following areas:

  • M&A (acquisition and disposal of companies)
  • Corporate law (mainly corporate housekeeping) as the team is in charge of the legal secretariat of the group’s companies
  • Corporate governance
  • Social law (in the context of the purchase of a company)
  • Tax files related to corporate and HR matters (e.g. transfer pricing, ATN processing…)
  • Various support contracts (services, ordering of goods and products for head offices...), dispute management...

As Corporate Legal Counsel, you will work on a variety of topics and will be at the heart of the company's projects. You will also sometimes play a coordinating role (case management) in collaboration with other departments and external partners. More specifically, you will:

  • Be responsible for the legal aspects of M&A deals (acquisition and disposal of companies, reorganisations, mergers...), including negotiations and agreements implementation
  • Ensure and coordinate the legal secretariat of the group’s companies from a corporate law perspective (corporate housekeeping) in Belgium and internationally if necessary (with the support of local advisors)
  • Organise, in collaboration with the notary, the deeds of the group's companies
  • Set up intra-group agreements and more generally agreements with external parties (e.g., loans, provision of services)
  • Set up and draft agreements relating to the team's activities (corporate, business, tax and social law)
  • Provide legal advice and consultation, mainly in corporate law
  • Manage certain disputes with the support of the intervening law firms
  • Organise legal monitoring
  • Carry out regular reporting to the Legal Manager and more generally to the team

If you have a background or experience in tax law, you will also be responsible for coordinating the department's tax files and providing first-line advice in this area.

Profile

  • You hold a master's degree in law. A specialisation in tax law or a double master's degree in law/management is a plus, as well as experience with other legislations (France, Spain, USA...)
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • You have a particular interest in the legal management of the corporate aspects of a company and an interest in the financial and administrative aspects of the business world
  • You are well organised and rigorous
  • You are able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • You are stress resistant
  • You are able to work independently but also in a team
  • You are fluent in French and have a very good command of English, at least in writing. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus

Offer

  • A unique experience centered around the values of pleasure, team spirit, performance, boldness and integrity
  • The opportunity to contribute to the international development of a multicultural company certified Top Employer 2022
  • The chance to take part in a human and entrepreneurial adventure within a solid group
  • The opportunity to progress and specialise (internal mobility system)
  • A modern and friendly work environment located in the heart of Liège
  • The possibility to work remotely for a good work-life balance
  • An attractive salary package with many fringe benefits

For more info, please contact Margaux Seclin (Margaux@nonzerosum.be) or apply immediately 

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