Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Listed company - Brussels
About Our Client
Senior Legal Counsel role:
Our client, a listed real estate company based in Brussels (central station), is looking for a Senior Corporate Legal Counsel, to strengthen its legal team.
Senior Legal Counsel role:
Under the responsibility of the General Counsel & Secretary General, you are actively involved in the key missions of the Corporate Legal team, related to corporate law, financial law, commercial law and aspects of the law regulatory (including compliance) and governance, relating to the activities of the company and its subsidiaries.
You give and draft opinions in the field of companies (incorporation, M&A transactions, contributions, capitalisation of in place of joint ventures, etc.), financial law (capital increases, issues, transactions on the financial markets, etc.) and concerning the aspects of the company and its subsidiaries (companies, subsidiaries and listed companies, SIR, real estate and operating companies, investment vehicles, approvals).
You give legal advice on corporate housekeeping for the company and in the framework for the organisation of its subsidiaries: organization of general meetings, drafting or review of proceedings, coordination of the statutes, delegation of authority powers, internal governance, etc.
You write or review corporate documents: notary deeds, official reports, etc.
You analyse the regulations and give opinions in the framework of the implementation of the legal compliance matters (prevention of market abuse, money laundering and conflicts of interest, data protection).
You practice commercial contract law (negotiation with service providers, IT contracts, IP procedures and agreements, NDA).
You organise a proactive follow-up of the evolution of the relevant legal matters at national and European level (legal and regulatory watch) and develop procedures to comply with them.
You work closely with your colleagues from the different teams and in interaction with external stakeholders (lawyers, notaries, counterparties, supervisory authorities, administrations).
You take part in working groups and think tanks with external stakeholders (lawyers from other countries, cross-sectoral companies think tanks).
The Successful Applicant
Senior Legal Counsel profile:
You have a Belgian Master in law.
You have 8-10 years of experience in corporate law (preferably listed company) and financial law.
Experience in compliance and governance is an important asset.
You are fluent in Dutch & French, both orally and in writing, with an active knowledge of English.
You have a sharp analytical mind, intellectual curiosity and you can handle complex situations or operations. You proactively identify legal issues and are solutions minded. You have a sense of responsibility and are able to defend a point of view in a constructive manner. You have excellent communication skills. You plan your work independently, rigorously, in a dynamic and organized manner in order to be able to meet the deadlines. You show the appropriate flexibility to be able to adapt to changing circumstances and integrate the related changes into your ongoing activities. You have a marked team spirit and willingly make your contribution to the achievement of the collective objectives in the department or the organisation in general. You share the values of the company and you are willing to play an active role in its policy of social responsibility.
What's on Offer
Senior Corporate Legal Counsel offer:
Our client offers you an attractive salary package, with a company car and full benefits. You will join a stable Belgian listed real estate company, with a real focus on sustainability, with familial spirit and team work at heart, and room for development!
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