Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Regio: Hoboken
Vereiste ervaring: Eén jaar
Werkomgeving: Onderneming
Ref: VL/LAW/3631/23
Contract: Onbepaalde duur (Voltijds)


ERIKS is een internationaal industrieel dienstenbedrijf met één missie: De industrie beter en efficiënter maken!

ERIKS levert technische componenten en oplossingen aan verschillende sectoren, waaronder de chemische, petrochemische, olie- en gasindustrie, voedselverwerking, energie en transport. De bestendigheid en duurzaamheid van de industrie staan centraal in de totaaloplossingen die ERIKS creëert. ERIKS opereert wereldwijd met vestigingen in meer dan 20 landen (o.a. in Europa, Noord-Amerika en Azië).

Description of the vacancy

As a legal counsel at ERIKS, you will get busy with:

  • Offering legal support to ERIKS’ businesses in Belgium and Luxembourg (contract law, corporate housekeeping, M&A, commercial law, public tenders and dispute resolution);
  • Acting as a sparring partner of the management and staff departments Finance, HR and HSEQ and (pro-)actively advise and train the management, sales and procurement organization on various legal and commercial topics;
  • Assisting sales and procurement to negotiate commercial contracts with ERIKS’ business partners;
  • Assisting with the development and roll-out of international legal and compliance projects with a regional impact;
  • Managing the local insurance portfolio in consultation with the Group Insurance manager;
  • Assisting on ethics & compliance activities.

You will report directly to the Belux Legal & Compliance Manager and will be part of ERIKS’ Global Legal Team. As such, you will have regular interface with ERIKS’ General Counsel / Group Legal & Insurance department (located in The Netherlands) and ERIKS’ other legal counsels in the UK, various EU-countries and APAC in order to share best practices and discuss global legal projects and priorities.


  • Masters of law degree and 1-5 years of working experience in a reputable law firm and/or multinational company
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial law, contract law and corporate housekeeping
  • Experience in compliance matters such as export controls, data protection and anti-trust is a plus
  • Experience in an industrial or comparable B2B environment is preferable but not required
  • Proactive, pragmatic and keen to learn and develop
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills
  • Dutch as mother tongue, and fluent in French and English


A diverse and challenging role at an ambitious, multinational company with an informal atmosphere. In addition to a competitive wage with a very attractive package of extra-legal benefits (e.g. company car, petrol card, DKV hospitalization insurance and meal vouchers), we offer a healthy and dynamic environment with career development.

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