Legal counsel Real Estate

Michael Page
lundi 11 mars 2019
Date limite
jeudi 11 avril 2019
Laura Nabet
Niveau d'expérience
2 à 5 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Our client, a leading Belgian property development company, is looking for a in-house legal counsel.

Client Details

Our client is a leading Belgian property development company which covers four lines of activity: Office, Residential, Retail and Services.

Our client is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel responsible for providing legal advice in support of the full range of business activities conducted by the company.


As Legal Counsel you will report to the Legal & Tax Manager and will be responsible for:

  • Implementation, coordination and negotiations of standard contracts with various stakeholders (architects, engineers, banks, etc.)

  • Analyzing the legal documentation related to the real estate projects, notably in the context of due diligence;

  • Implementation of company structures within the framework of new projects: drafting contracts with the various partners (e.g., collaboration agreement, shareholders' agreements) and managing the corporate housekeeping.

  • Risk management within the framework of new projects

  • Participating in various internal meetings (with real estate developers, project managers, finance, sales, etc.) and external (with purchasers, architects, public institutions, lawyers, notaries, etc.)

  • Follow up on disputes in collaboration with external counsels

  • Monitoring the implementation of insurance in collaboration with the insurance department


As Legal Counsel, you fit with the following requirements:

  • Master degree in Law

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in real estate law preferably in a well-known law firm

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English (the knowledge of French is an asset)

  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate multiple internal and external interlocutors;

  • Ability to ask the good questions to the right interlocutors, and to act as a positive persuasive force to design projects and to motivate their implementation

  • Ability to keep one eye on the big picture and the other on the details

  • Rigorousness and organization skills (the position will require handling many different actors).

Job Offer