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Legal Counsel

Company:
Korn Ferry Futurestep
Location:
Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium
Posted:
December 04, 2018

Description:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a commercial/corporate lawyer to join the legal team, based in Ypres, Belgium. The role will report to the Senior Legal Counsel and will be key to providing first class legal advice on commercial and corporate matters to the Transics business as part of the Digital Customers Services business unit. The role will require a candidate capable of working in a global environment, supporting local business activities. Flexibility, intellectual curiosity, a self-starting approach and a desire to learn are all key to success.

Key Accountabilities

The Legal Counsel can expect to work on and drive projects designed to enhance our team and to support our strong focus on providing excellent legal services to our internal clients. The successful candidate will work across a wide variety of areas, including :

- drafting, negotiating and advising on contracts and contract related documents in order to obtain business understanding of related opportunities, risks and obligations

- review and draft Model Contract Clauses and other new legal templates / standards

- administration and roll out of legal training programs

- research and updating legal team on applicable regulatory changes and developments, as appropriate

- maintaining corporate secretariat records and liaising with global business colleagues

- supporting the implementation of global compliance programs, such as data protection and anti-bribery

- due diligence support for mergers and acquisitions

- manage litigation matters and liaise with external counsel