Legal Counsel & Compliance Manager - Brussels

Regio: Brussel
Functie: Jurist(e), Compliance
Type werkgever: Onderneming
Materie: Handelsrecht en contracten, Vennootschapsrecht, Investeringsfondsen
Type job: Voltijds
Contract Type: Contract onbepaalde duur
Te gebruiken referentie: VL/LAW/1971/18

Master in Law with minimum 5 years of experience in corporate and contract law. Experience with investment funds and structures is a plus. An excellent command of English is required.

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Deminor Recovery Services (“Deminor”) ( is an independent advisory firm specialised in assisting institutional and private investors with recovering investment losses. Deminor offers recovery services on a global scale in cases of corporate misconduct, market abuse, violation of corporate laws and securities laws, bankruptcy or restructuring, investment fraud and similar situations. 

As a leader in the European field of loss recovery, Deminor has an unmatched geographical reach, experience, know-how, track record, institutional network and financial capacity. All of which are essential in bringing recovery actions to a success. 

Over 30,000 private and 800 institutional clients have used Deminor’s services in connection with past or pending high profile investment recovery cases. 

Deminor’s operational headquarters are located in Brussels. The multidisciplinary team is composed of young professionals of various nationalities and with expertise in corporate and financial law, cross border litigation, finance and loss calculation as well as communication. 

In order to strengthen its team in Brussels, Deminor is currently looking for a Legal Counsel & Compliance Manager (m/f).

As a Legal Counsel you will help negotiate, review and draft contracts with clients (coming from all parts of the world and including pension funds, asset managers, private wealth managers, private investors, banks and insurance companies, family trusts, public entities, sovereign wealth funds and not-for-profit entities) and suppliers, including keeping up to date template contracts. 

You will be in charge of all aspects of the legal standing of Deminor’s institutional clients: you will do research on and provide legal advice with regard to foreign investment structures (including legal standing, corporate decision-making powers, powers of representation …) and you will actively communicate with the client in order to collect all necessary documents in this context.   

In team work with the partners, other team members and local legal advisors, you will help analyse and investigate pending cases. You will follow up on procedural matters in pending litigation projects, provide legal support to the coordination of legal procedures and settlement transaction negotiations and help case managers to solve specific legal issues on financial law and corporate matters, complex financial instruments, liability issues and litigation matters. You will also liaise with local counsels in the country of establishment of the client and the country where litigation is taking place. 

You will be responsible for the review of settlement agreements and you will assist with the execution of those settlement agreements. 

Furthermore, you will act as an in-house legal counsel for all legal matters involving Deminor as a company and you will be in charge of Deminors internal compliance (checking compliance with the Group code of conduct and responding to any compliance requests made by clients or suppliers). 

You will be based in Brussels but travelling abroad whenever needed.

You are a Master in Law with a focus on corporate and contract law and preferably litigation related to those fields of the law. Experience with investment funds and structures is a plus. 

You have minimum 5 years of relevant ‘on-the-job' experience in the above-mentioned areas, gained as a lawyer (preferably in corporate law) or at the legal department of a financial institution. 

Preferably, you have had exposure to the US and Anglo-Saxon markets. 

You have excellent command of English. Knowledge of an additional language, preferably Spanish, will be considered as a plus. 

You are a flexible team player and you value diversity. 

You are a structured, rigorous and well-organized person. 

You have good communication skills and you are not afraid of directly dealing and actively take part in discussions and negotiations with experienced persons in major global asset management firms, lawyers, etc. 

You work with the highest standards of quality, business ethics and commitment.  

You have strong analytical and drafting skills. 

You like to set to yourself high targets and are committed to achieve them. You are results oriented and you are able to work under time pressure.

At Deminor, you will be involved in a variety of assignments and cases, working for institutional or private clients, concerning companies in several European countries. 

You will be part of an international team of highly motivated professionals with both a legal and financial academic background. 

At Deminor “you own the process”: Deminor has an entrepreneurial culture, encouraging its team members to work autonomously, to take up responsibilities and to grow the business as they gain experience within the firm. 

Deminor offers a competitive salary in accordance with education, experience and skills. Based on a formal yearly evaluation process, Deminor also offers attractive annual gratification based on performance and/or results.


Contacteer Karolien Eeckhoudt via email of bel vertrouwelijk.
Gelieve ook de referte te vermelden  (VL/LAW/1971/18).

Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 56
GSM: +32 (0) 485 38 73 51
Ref: VL/LAW/1971/18

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