Legal Counsel

For the Legal team in Brussels we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel

Every day, we work on major infrastructure works and major future projects that Equans is involved in.

Whether it is the Oosterweel project, the Baltic Eagle offshore platform or another prestigious project, as Legal Counsel you can see the results and impact of your work every day.

This job offers you challenge, autonomy and a good work-life balance,... What else? Find out below!

Your main responsibilities are:

  • monitoring complex contracts and transactions
  • negotiating and drafting all kinds of commercial contracts (building contracts, joint venture agreements, maintenance agreements, shareholder agreements, etc.)
  • providing practical legal advice on a wide variety of legal issues relating to all Equans activities (contracting law, contract law, public procurement law, PPP, company law,...)
  • monitoring national and international disputes involving Equans
  • analyzing (public and private) tender documents (in particular during the tender phase) and providing practical advice (also in the implementation phase)

Do you possess the following competencies & talents? Then you are the colleague we are looking for!

  • you have a master's degree in law
  • you have at least 5 years' experience in the sector (including 3 years at the bar), preferably as a lawyer or in-house lawyer in an international environment
  • demonstrable experience in commercial law and/or public law and more general contract law is a must
  • experience in company law and financial law is appreciated, but not required
  • you have a talent for and interest in negotiating complex contracts and transactions
  • you have an interest in and understanding of the non-legal aspects of a project: technical, commercial, financial and strategic aspects
  • you have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • you are proactive, positive, pragmatic and have an open mind
  • you are assertive, self-confident and a real team player, while at the same time being able to work autonomously
  • you speak and write French and English fluently and you can at least also express yourself verbally in Dutch

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, homeworking, hospitalization- & group insurance,… depending on your function
  • interesting training and career opportunities

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Karine Paelinck - 0475 63 12 52 or or paelinck