Legal Counsel

Description:

Reporting to the Legal Manager - who acts as a single point of contact with the client Viapass – and working closely with the different departments of Satellic, you will assist the business in accomplishing its objectives by pro-actively offering legal advice. 

As a Legal Counsel, your responsibilities are: 

  • Providing legal advice in a variety of legal matters within the framework of the existing DBFMO agreement (e.g. commercial contract law, corporate law, market practices law, competition law, ICT law, financial law, …);
     
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts; 
     
  • Supporting the business in the realization of projects, while at the same time understanding the requirements of Viapass; 
     
  • Creating “legal awareness” and ensuring that the business is fully aware of its contractual obligations and the commercial impacts of their actions; 
     
  • Providing legal support in procurement procedures: tendering and selection of suppliers, negotiating, drafting and reviewing of supplier contracts and legal risks analysis of procurement procedures; 
     
  • Assisting in corporate housekeeping activities; 
     
  • Handling and following-up litigations with external lawyers.

 

Profile:

  • You have obtained a Belgian Master in Law;
  • You have 4 to 6 years of relevant experience in general commercial law, gained in a law firm or in-house in an international company;
  • You have an excellent knowledge of business English (spoken and written) and you are fluent in Dutch;
  • You are willing to work in large variety of legal matters and to expand your knowledge and experience in new matters;
  • You are willing to work in a technical environment and with different profiles;
  • You are a flexible team player, but you are also able to work effectively by yourself;
  • You have excellent communication skills;
  • You are pragmatic and you are able to offer business-focused solutions.