Junior Legal Counsel (m/f)
NHV - Oostende
As NHV is growing, NHV is looking for a junior legal counsel to strengthen its legal team for its headquarter nearby Ostend.
You join the legal department, at group level, working closely with the legal team members and reporting to the general counsel. The legal team consists of the general counsel and a legal counsel.
You will support the general counsel / the legal team in a wide variety of different legal matters:
I. Corporate matters:
prepare & monitor corporate documentation, follow up on corporate housekeeping and the agenda of the different entities
prepare the annual general meetings of the different entities of the group, in close cooperation with the finance department
assist the general counsel in M&A (set up data room)
II. Other legal matters:
map and follow up on local legal formalities
follow up on relevant rules, laws and regulations applicable on NHV
analyze, review, draft and read company standard contracts
prepare legal drafts, documents, letters, opinions and various documents, review legal documents and examine documents for legal sufficiency
follow up on pending claims and litigations and liaise with outside counsels
general advice on legal matters
perform specific legal researches to support the general counsel
contribute to risk mitigation initiatives
You will be in contact with other group functions (in particular finance, HR, Commercial & Operations) and the base managers and general managers of the affiliates worldwide.
Master degree in law
Generalist lawyer, having a first experience in a law firm or as legal counsel in a company
First experience in corporate law or M&A is a plus
Eager to learn new legal areas, both on the job as from your colleagues
Excellent Dutch and good in English
Open to different ideas and experiences (adaptive)
Structured and analytical
Looking for a job with a lot of variation
Eager to think out of the box and to find creative legal solutions
Pragmatical approach and result oriented
Dynamic and able to liaise with changing business deadlines. At the same time focused on legal implications and accurate
Driven to take initiative, knowing that your colleagues of the legal team are there to support each other
You become member of a highly professional legal team and report to the general counsel, who reports to the CEO
A positive atmosphere where the legal team members share information with each other and are each other’s sparring partner
An environment where high quality standards and work-life balance go hand in hand
You can benefit from the existing know how and can take initiatives in order to contribute your know how
Your role will evolve continuously, whilst you will be enjoying the extensive expertise of the legal team
You will get involved in a diverse range of projects and make contact with partners around the world
You will have access to ongoing high quality training both internally and externally
A competitive salary package (with company car) in line with your role and experience
The offices are located nearby Ostend
You will work in a dynamic and no-nonsense team, where helping each other is natural and trust is of the essence
The general counsel is not only your manager, but also your mentor and coach, who will inspire you
Get in touch with our contact for this vacancy, or fill out the application form using the 'Apply now'-button below.
Make sure to mention the reference number of this vacancy: JL/NHVJC/46
Erik De Vis
02 306 73 99
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