Company Legal Counsel
Watermael Boitsfort - contract of unlimited duration

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Job description

Working in a financial international environment as a company lawyer, you will support all Business lines in Belgium with a variety of legal activities, to support the company in safeguarding the business interests and ensure compliancy with laws and regulations :  
  • providing legal advice and support in connection with the business activities and affairs of the Company;
  • representation of the Company (or oversight of external counsel) in legal proceedings;
  • drafting and reviewing of legal documents and contracts, legal assistance with contract negotiations;
  • identifying and providing legal interpretation on material new laws, or material changes in laws, which impact the business activities and affairs of the Company;
  • engagement and management of external counsel as appropriate;

Your profile

  • Deep understanding of applicable EU and Belgian law relating to payment services, consumer credit and consumer protection and financial services generally.
  • Familiarity with banking and insurance laws, data protection law, anti-money laundering law, laws affecting travel services, competition law, agency and distribution law, corporate and commercial law and general contract law.
  • Contract negotiating and drafting (translating business into legal language)
  • Excellent communication skills and good team player
  • Familiar with project management
  • MS Office - Experienced
  • Proprietary IT platforms
  • Job specific IT systems
  • The function requires a knowledge that is at least equivalent to a master degree (or equivalent experience) with +5 years of distinguished practice experience in Belgium.
  • Dutch - Experienced (written & oral)
  • French - Experienced (written & oral)
  • English - Experienced (written & oral)

What we offer

  • career in a growth environment, supported by our major shareholder: American Express
  • A friendly working environment within the financial sector.
  • An attractive remuneration package with fringe benefits.
  • An ambitious and dynamic team that invests in growth, development and expansion.
  • We place great importance on doing what is right, what is best and what is innovative.
  • A career with variety, room for ideas and initiative.