Regional Legal Counsel Benelux
20/04/2018

Région: Bruxelles, Brabant Flamand, Pays Bas, Autre
Fonction: Juristes
Environnement: Entreprise
Matières: Droit commercial et contrats, Droit d'emploi et sécurité sociale, Droit des sociétés, Protection des données et de la vie privée
Job Type: Temps Plein
Contract Type: Durée indéterminée
Votre référence: LexGO04/04-11508

Reporting into the Associate General Counsel (Northern Europe), the Regional Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support to the business with a primary focus on the operations in the Netherlands and Belgium. The role will ideally be based in the London office with some travel to Netherlands and the Belgium as necessary. However candidates seeking to be based in the Netherlands will be considered.

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Our world is changing fast. Consumers, users, and buyers are calling the shots. New things become possible every second. And more complicated, too. Our clients are businesses around the globe. To make the best possible decisions every day, they need to really know what is going on, now and in the future. We don't have a crystal ball, either. But we love data and science and we understand how to connect the two. We care about attention to detail and accuracy. We are digital engineers who build world-class research, powered by high technology. Because people who know best lead the way. This is why GfK means Growth from Knowledge.

Reporting into the Associate General Counsel (Northern Europe), the Regional Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support to the business with a primary focus on the operations in the Netherlands and Belgium.

The role will ideally be based in the London office with some travel to Netherlands and the Belgium as necessary. However candidates seeking to be based in the Netherlands will be considered.

Key Activites: 

  • Managing a multi-disciplined and varied workload of a wide range of commercial and corporate legal matters.
  • Providing support to the sales function on RFP's, ITT's and negotiation of customer contracts generally.
  • Providing support to the procurement function in sourcing of strategic suppliers.
  • Providing support on M&A and intra-group corporate reorganisation.
  • First line handling of all customer and supplier disputes.
  • Ensuring customer and supplier contracts are executed in accordance with the company's global and regional guidelines. 
  • Reporting on exceptional risks in customer and supplier contracts to the Associate General Counsel and senior management.
  • Instructing and liaising with external counsel on specialist matters such as M&A, litigation, employment and real estate.
  • Working closely with the compliance team on compliance and regulatory matters such as data protection and market research practices.
  • Creating and updating precedent contracts to deal with local law requirements. Implementing the roll out of those precedents.
  • Creating and updating corporate policies.
  • Preparing and delivering training to the business on contract precedents, corporate policies, legal processes and compliance matters.
  • Deputising for the Associate General Counsel, when required.
  • Providing additional legal support to the UK and Nordics businesses, when required.

 

Key requirements for the role

  • Dutch or Belgian qualified lawyer.
  • Minimum of three years post qualification experience gained at either an international law firm. However this is only a guide and all levels of experience will be considered.
  • Fluent English and French speaker.
  • A strong working knowledge of commercial contract law and intellectual property rights.
  • Excellent drafting, communication (written and verbal) and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
     

Other requirements for the role (beneficial but not essential)

  • English law experience
  • In-house experience.
  • Working knowledge of data protection laws (including GDPR). 
  • M&A and general corporate law experience.
  • Employment law experience
  • Working knowledge of market research codes of practice and compliance issues.

Make your choice today and take your future into your own hands. We value skills and talents, and will support your development within our international teams. We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together and encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 100 countries, we know what makes consumers' hearts beat-globally and locally. We work on projects for successful companies in virtually every major industry.

Intéressé(e) ?

Please apply online on the GfK career website.

Role to be filled: Regional Legal Counsel (Northern-Europe) - Benelux at GfK - find all inhouse counsel and company lawyer jobs on www.lexgo.be, the legal jobboard

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