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Legal Counsel Benelux

Reference :
JE883854
Sector :
Insurance
Job Role :
Insurance
Salary :
€80,000 to €100,000 Per Annum
Benefits :
Yes
Town/City :
Luxembourg
Contract Type :
Permanent
Closing Date :
15/12/2020

KR Recruitment are pleased to be assisting a global financial services group in their search for a Luxembourg based lawyer to assist their Luxembourg and Belgium Offices.

It is a wide ranging new role, reporting into the General Counsel in London, meaning you will work independently and need to be well - organised. You will also work closely with the local Risk and Compliance heads.

The role will require knowledge of both Luxembourg and Belgium law, and would suit someone with 5 + years experience who wants a broad in-house position.

You will be required to visit the Brussels office several times a month, though the position is based in Luxembourg.

Duties:

• Local legal issues and horizon planning for new leglisative issues

• Legal, regulatory and corporate filings

• Company secretarial support

• Asessing compliance risks

• Ensure relevant training provided to embed a compliance culture

• Benelux legal projects and planning as they arise

You should be:

• A Belgian or Luxembourg qualified lawyer, or similar compliance professional 

• Have some experience of both legal environments

• Have 5 years plus experience in a financial services environment

• Able to work closely with a range of legal and compliance stakeholders

• Take the initiative and manage your own workload

• Prepared to travel regularly to Belgium and occasionally elsewhere (subject to Covid19 restrictions)

This is an excellent role for someone looking for an in-house position with a wide range of work who is capable of managing a varied workload.

If you are interested in finding out more and to arrange a confidential discussion about the position and the work environment please contact Julian Evans, Director, with your cv and contact details.