Legal Counsel

Requisition ID: 24500

Domain: Support Functions/Regulatory/Public Affairs

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time


For the legal team at Equans, we are looking for multiple Legal Counsels (Brussels).

Every day, we work on major infrastructure and other future projects.

Whether it’s the Oosterweel project, an offshore substation or any other prestigious project, as Legal Counsel, you see the result and impact of your work around you every day.

This job offers you a challenge, autonomy, and a good work-life balance,… what else? Discover it below!

Your main responsibilities are:

  • analyze (public and private) tender documents (particularly during the tender phase) and provide practical advice (also during the execution phase)
  • drafting, negotiating, and overseeing various agreements, including complex contracts and transactions, construction contracts, joint venture agreements, maintenance contracts, shareholders’ agreements,…
  • provide practical legal advice on various legal issues related to all activities of Equans (construction law, contract law, public procurement, company law,…)
  • monitor national and international disputes involving Equans

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 experience or interest in contract law (construction law in particular), public procurement, and/or offshore projects (FIDIC contracts)
  • you have talent for and interest in negotiating complex contracts and transactions
  • you are interested in and understand the non-legal aspects of a project: technical, commercial, financial, and strategic aspects
  • you have strong communicative and relational skills
  • you are proactive, positive, pragmatic, and have an open mind
  • you are assertive, confident, a true team player, and you can work autonomously at the same time
  • you speak and write fluently in Dutch (and understand at least the other language) and also in English

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
  • also numerous benefits such as meal vouchers, a social subscription, remote work, hospitalization- & group insurance …
  • interesting training and career development 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 karine.paelinck@equans.com or linkedin.com/in/karine paelinck

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Equans is a multi-technical expert within the Bouygues group that offers a complete service from design to installation, maintenance and financing.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition. In Belgium, we can count on the expertise of our 9,600 employees, spread over more than 56 locations. Every day they use their know-how to make cities more attractive, industries more efficient and greener and buildings more sustainable and comfortable.
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