Senior Legal Counsel

East Flanders, Ghent
lundi 17 juillet 2017
Date limite
jeudi 17 août 2017
Laura Nabet
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

On of our clients from the private banking sector is looking for a new Senior Legal Counsel colleague.

Client Details

Our client is an international private banking firm with one of their offices based in Ghent (East-Flanders).


Being part of the Legal team and reporting to the Head of Legal, key responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing legal aspects of the banking services offered to the clients of the bank, including the contractual framework
  • Validation of the firm's products and services offered, in close collaboration with the other teams in the bank
  • Drafting and negotiating on agreements with external service providers
  • Follow-up on Belgian legal actualities
  • Maintaining contacts with external lawyer firms as partners in the legal framework of the firm's activities
  • Managing the legal operational risks of the bank
  • Drafting the legal documentation for the Group


  • Has a Belgian Master degree in Law, ideally with specialisation in Banking and Financial law
  • Has proven professional experience enabling him/her to independently fill in the legal position
  • Has a professional background in a financial institution or lawyer firm
  • Possesses over deep knowledge on Banking and Financial Law (ALM, funds, investment services, (consumer) credit, MiFID, PRIIPS, ...)
  • Has good basic knowledge on Contract Law
  • Familiar with legislation on personal data
  • Is fluent in Dutch and French, with good knowledge of English
  • Is an engaged colleague and eager to learn
  • Is accurate and a skilled negotiator with excellent editorial skills

Job Offer

The client offers a challenging job in an international environment, offering an attractive salary package with various extra legal advantages