Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Regio: Antwerpen
Vereiste ervaring: 5 jaar
Werkomgeving: Onderneming
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3459/23
Contract: Onbepaalde duur (Voltijds)


De PSA Groep is actief in havenprojecten in Azië, Europa en Amerika, met als belangrijkste vlaggenschepen de PSA Singapore Terminals en PSA Antwerp. Als de geprefereerde havenoperator in alle wereldhavens, behandelt de PSA Groep zo'n 250.000 containers per dag, wat in 2021 neerkwam op een totaal van 91,5 miljoen TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units). De terminal in Singapore neemt van dit cijfer een kleine helft voor zijn rekening. 

Het Belgische PSA Antwerp, de grootste investering van PSA buiten Singapore, behandelde zo'n 11 miljoen TEUs in 2021 en wordt het tweede vlaggenschip van de PSA-groep genoemd.

Description of the vacancy

He/she is responsible for legal matters for the Belgian entities of PSA. The job covers a broad number of legal issues pertaining to the business and includes in any event the following activities:

  • Giving sound yet highly practical legal advice in order to support the operations and ensure their compliance with legal requirements.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating all kinds of agreements, such as agreements with customers and suppliers, financing agreements, IT/IP related agreements, concession agreements, construction agreements (large equipment and buildings) on the best possible commercial terms.
  • Corporate law assistance.
  • Providing regulatory advice, and be a motivator and energizer for a strong culture of integrity and compliance.
  • Follow up changes in law and contribution to the internal legal knowledge centre and legal team meetings.
  • Creating legal forms and best practices.

The legal counsel will report to the Regional Legal Counsel PSA EuroMed & Americas.


  • Master in Law (preferably Belgian law qualified).
  • Approximately 5-10 years of working experience in an international context, preferably in the commercial and/or corporate / financial law department of a well-reputed law firm or in the legal department of a multinational company.
  • Experience with financial contracts and project/corporate financing documentation and structuring is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.


  • Driven, ambitious and willing to take on responsibilities.
  • Business oriented, practical, pragmatic and risk aware working style.
  • Team player, but able to work autonomously.
  • Excellent analytical skills, good in computing (especially the most used MS Office applications).
  • Good personal communication and presentation skills, showing cultural awareness.
  • A no nonsense and hardworking attitude.
  • Stress resistant and able to work under pressure.
  • An international orientation.


  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance;
  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are stimulated;
  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits

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