General Counsel – Corporate - UK qualified, Brussels, Belgium

Brussels (BE)
£Competitive + relocation + bonuses
13 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Practice Area
Corporate/M&A, Private Equity
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Having seen massive growth over the past few years, this company is known as one of the most successful in its industry. They now have need of a group level legal function and seek a senior, entrepreneurial corporate lawyer (8-12pqe) with some in-house experience to join and build a group legal function to support expansion in Brussels.

Working closely with both the CEO and CFO, the Executive Committee and other senior figures across the group, you will join as the company’s first GC to build a function to advise on and implement governance and compliance procedures across the Group, internal rules and procedures, support corporate housekeeping, litigation, regulation, M&A as well as growing the team to support day-to-day activities of the decentralised global legal support that already exists. The role will be yours to develop into, growing the team, its scope and remit.

The company seeks a UK qualified, Magic Circle trained and experienced lawyer with excellent Corporate/Private Equity/M&A experience followed by some time spent in-house, ideally in a fast growth company. You will have at least 8pqe, up to c.12pqe.

This is a great opportunity for a bright, ambitious and entrepreneurial lawyer to join in a role rarely open to someone at this level. You will take a lead role on matters that will form the company’s future, having ‘C’ and Board level interaction on a day to day basis.

With an excellent salary, package, options and benefits this is a unique role for a top corporate lawyer.

Please note: our client is seeking only UK trained and qualified lawyers for this position. Unfortunately if you are not UK qualified you will not be considered for this role.

To express your interest please apply accordingly or contact ben.daniels@edwardsgibson for more information.

Due to the amount of applications for this position, if you have not been contacted within 5 days of your application unfortunately you have not been successful.

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