Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Regio: Brussel
Vereiste ervaring: 5 jaar
Werkomgeving: Onderneming
Ref: LexGO03/10
Contract: Onbepaalde duur (Voltijds)


LegalUp Talents is your Tax & Legal Recruitment Partner in Belgium. Launched in 2022 by Eléonore van der Gracht, former Business Lawyer at the Brussels Bar, thanks to her broad experience as Recruiter at the largest international recruitment companies, and the wide network she has developed since many years now.

She is specialised in the recruitment of Tax & Legal Talents, from junior to top management positions, for Belgian or international law firms and companies, in highly diverse sectors, for permanent positions or interim management missions.

Company description

My client is a leading global (re)insurer (top-10 insurance group).

With a 300-year record and 1.800 people in more than 22 locations worldwide, they deliver a quality service for businesses facing the most complex and demanding risks, on Property & Casualty, Marine and Reinsurance markets.

Its value is also reflected in the many industry awards it has received.

In Belgium, the company has extensive expertise in liability insurance, technical insurance, fire insurance, transport insurance and vehicle fleet insurance.

The company achieves a gross premium of around €150 million and employs approximately 140 people in Belgium.


With the bilingual team of 15 Claims Handlers , you will be responsible for :

  • ensuring all claims are analysed and handled correctly, with regards to liability, and more in particular professional liability claims for lawyers & liberal professions
  • determining the coverage and liability in order to deny or settle the claim
  • maintaining contacts with brokers, clients, experts, lawyers and counterparties
  • ensuring you remain up to date on market developments with regards to civil liability

Searched profile

  • Master in Belgian Law
  • Relevant professional experience as a Lawyer or a Legal Counsel in Liability/Insurance Law
  • French native with a good command of English, and passive knowledge of Dutch
  • Experience in an insurance company and/or at the Bar is a plus
  • Client oriented, pragmatic & great team player


  • Very good work-life balance & flexibility
  • 3 homeworking days a week
  • Very competitive salary package
  • Great team of 15 Legal Counsels
  • Leading international insurance company
  • HQ in Brussels for European scope
  • Direct report to the Legal Manager
  • Lots of contacts with clients, brokers, lawyers, experts & counterparties


Feel free to contact Eléonore van der Gracht confidentially (by email via the apply button or call +32 472 806 343) and without any commitment!

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