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Senior Lawyer – (Country Lead) – Global e-Commerce/Tech – Brussels

Luxembourg | Full Time

Reference: EL0058

PQE: 10yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

A leader in e-commerce and technology services is seeking an experienced Senior In-House Counsel to act as Country Leader for Belgium. You will lead on all legal matters and help grow the legal function in Belgium with some travel to their EU offices.

You will advise senior management on legal and strategic matters which regularly arise on issues involving regulatory compliance, corporate & commercial law, consumer and competition law, IP & Privacy and litigation. You will plan, advise and implement legal programs to improve and protect the business from risk which can create a pleasant customer experience. You will hire junior counsels to expand this growing legal team where you will have a mandate to share your knowledge and experience as a training program for employees on regulatory and compliance issues and company policies and processes. Upon joining the business, you will review the legal framework and assist Senior Management with negotiating, reviewing and drafting commercial contracts, including handling pre-litigation and legal disputes which might occur.

Candidates must be fully qualified as a Belgian lawyer with a minimum of 10 years PQE gained from a leading International Law Firm and/or in-house for a retail/e-commerce or technology business. Must have excellent English language and drafting skills. This business hires the best talent in the EU where being a team player and consensus builder with good people skills is paramount to sustain a successful career. A pragmatic & commercially minded lawyer with experience in handling various situations with Belgian Regulators would be really advantageous.

We are expecting a high volume of applications for this unique opportunity and would appreciate candidates to remain patient with the application process.

For further details please contact Liam Taaffe at EMEA.Legal – liam@emea.legal or 0207 183 9122