Legal Advisor Regulatory Affairs

Bruxelles (BE)
mercredi 1 mars 2017
Date limite
vendredi 24 mars 2017
Niveau d'expérience
2 à 5 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Job description:

The Legal Advisor contributes to the promotion and development of the position of the civil law notary profession and defends the interests of the Belgian notary at European and international level. For this purpose he/she follows up specific regulatory and legal files that are of interest for- and/or have impact on the civil law notary profession, informs the relevant stakeholders about the required position and defend the viewpoint and positioning of the Belgian notary profession.

Key responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyse and synthesize regulatory and strategic information with regard to European and international legislative/regulatory files, mainly concerning consumer-, contract- and company law, and follow-up the evolution of these files, thereby using formal and informal channels.
  • Interact with federations of notaries in various countries (both European and international) that work on matters related to his/her own files/projects.
  • Formulate a strategy, positioning and approach with regard to specific files in collaboration with his/her manager, propose such plan to the IRBN committees and follow-up on committee decisions.
  • Prepare and actively participate in meetings with relevant units of the European Institutions with as objective to defend the viewpoint and positioning of the Belgian notary profession.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and other events related to the legal and regulatory matters relevant for the Legal Advisor.

In collaboration with the department manager, communicate about his/her files/projects to the Belgian notaries, i.e. through articles in professional magazines, presentations,…

Work environment:

The International Council of the Belgian Notariat (IRBN – Internationale Raad van het Belgisch Notariaat / CINB – Conseil International du Notariat belge) was founded in 2002 by the Royal Federation of the Belgian Notariat (KFBN) and the National Chamber of notaries (CNK).

IRBN contributes to the promotion and development of the civil law notary profession and defends the interest of Belgian Notaries both at European and international level.

IRBN is a relatively small organization with a dynamic, open and collaborative culture. The offices of IRBN are based at the offices of the ‘House of Notaries’ in the centre of Brussels, close to the central station.

We ask:

  • Master degree in Law from a Belgian university;
  • Specialisation in European Law (i.e. Master-after-Master);    
  • At least 3 to 5 years of work experience in a legal function; 
  • Experience in European company law and contract law, background in consumer law is a clear asset;
  • French-speaking with very good knowledge of Dutch and English (both spoken and written). Knowledge of other European languages is an asset;
  • Works well with MS Office. 


You can apply in writing by sending your CV to HR Recruitment: 

FEDNOT - HR Recruitment

Bergstraat 30-34,

1000 Brussels