Legal Counsel - Brussels

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Location : Brussels
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Employment Type : Permanent

Description :

Robert Half Legal is currently looking for a (m/f) Legal Counsel for one of our clients.

Our client is a leading global distributor in pharmaceuticals and is located in Brussels.

As Legal Counsel you will have following responsibilities:

  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and amendments to standard terms and conditions primarily under civil laws;
  • Risk analysis of existing contracts and potential renegotiation;
  • Advise and support the product management and sales teams in customer and supplier negotiations including conducting direct negotiations with customers and suppliers where required;
  • Work on compliance projects, implementation of control processes and necessary documentation to meet legal requirements across EMEA;
  • Claim management;
  • Supporting other departments on legal questions and issues, such as HR, operations, finance;
  • Advise and support the sales and product management team in customer/supplier negotiations;
  • Manage external lawyers providing advice;
  • Draft and update standard documents for use across EMEA.

The requested qualifications for the position of Legal Counsel include:

  • Master in Law;
  • Minimum 5 years' experience either in a law firm or as legal counsel;
  • Fluent in French and English;
  • Flexibility to deal with commercial contracts under different civil codes;
  • Ability to work independently as the legal team is spread across Europe together with the ability to co-ordinate workload with colleagues within the team;
  • Experience in working with commercial teams, i.e. non-lawyers; close and successful interaction with commercial colleague is essential to this role;
  • The ability to manage your time effectively.

Interested in this position of Legal Counsel ? Apply today!



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1050 Brussels

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