Corporate Legal Counsel - Brussels (Groot-Bijgaarden)
19/11/2018

Région: Bruxelles
Fonction: Juristes
Environnement: Entreprise
Matières: Droit des sociétés
Job Type: Temps Plein
Contract Type: Durée indéterminée
Votre référence: VL/LAW/2138/18

Master in Law with at least 3 years of professional experience in corporate law at an international business law firm or a multinational (preferably listed) company. Fluent in English and French or Dutch.

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Shurgard Europe is the largest developer, owner, and operator of self-storage centres in Europe with over 200 self-storage centres in 7 European countries: the Netherlands, France, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany and Denmark. The company's network currently serves 150,000 customers and employs over 700 people.

As from October 2018, Shurgard is listed on Euronext Brussels.

Shurgard is looking for a Corporate Legal Counsel (m/f) to enforce the Legal Team at the European Headquarters based in Brussels (Groot-Bijgaarden).

The Corporate Legal Counsel will be part of the legal team, currently consisting out of a General Counsel and two Senior Corporate Lawyers. The Corporate Legal Counsel will report to one of the Senior Corporate Lawyers.                                                   

You will assist the Senior Corporate Lawyers to ensure corporate compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements applicable to the Shurgard group, its employees and its business and ensure sound legal management of Shurgard business throughout Europe.

You will be primarily responsible for:

  • the design and implementation of policies, processes and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with all statutory obligations, in particular those governing listed companies (SHUR – Euronext Brussels);
  • supporting the training of employees on those statutory obligations but also on the group policies and ethical standards;
  • maintaining proper corporate secretarial records of the Shurgard entities to ensure compliance with local laws and to ensure that the legal databases are kept up to date;
  • keeping mandatory records (such as insiders list, data register, etc.) up to date.

Next to your primary responsibilities, you will also :

  • advise the subsidiaries of the group on a variety of legal matters relating to e.g. real estate, financing transactions, HR matters, GDPR, etc.
  • negotiate, draft, analyse and review of various commercial agreements;
  • handle litigation with customers;
  • set up of new legal database.

  • You hold a Master degree in Law.
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience in corporate law at an international business law firm or a multinational (preferably listed) company.
  • Competencies
    You are a team player and able to work independently and on own initiative. 
    You actively seek opportunities for self-development and learning.
    You show flexibility and are open to change.
    You are customer focused, solution oriented and ensure timely follow-up with a sense of urgency.
    You are able to communicate effectively with all levels within and outside of the company.
    You demonstrate business awareness.
  • Language skills
    Excellent working knowledge of English, written and spoken.
    Good knowledge of French and/or Dutch.
    Knowledge of any other language (German, Swedish, Danish) is considered as an asset.
     
  • Other skills
    Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • You are open and flexible to travel from time to time

  • A full time position and flexible work hours, for a solid European market leader in full expansion.
  • Get the opportunity to develop further your technical and soft skills.
  • Being part of a fast-moving business with exciting long-term prospects
  • A competitive salary package in line with your experience & expertise.
  • Extra-legal benefits such as group and hospitaliation insurance, meal vouchers, etc.

Intéressé(e) ?

Contactez Els Gossé par email ou appellez en toute confidentialité.
Merci de mentionner le numéro de référence  (VL/LAW/2138/18).

E-mail: career@vialegis.be
Phone: +32 472 49 60 35
Ref: VL/LAW/2138/18
URL: http://www.vialegis.be

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