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VACANCY

LEGAL COUNSEL
FULLTIME
ANTWERP, HQ

Essentiel Antwerp is a unique success story of a Belgian brand with a strong international presence. At Essentiel Antwerp we work hard, but we celebrate hard as well. We believe in permanent questioning, we challenge ourselves and there is no status quo. Everything revolves around passion.

If you are passionate about everything you do, and you want to play a part in the Essentiel Antwerp story, we would love to hear from you.

In the position of legal counsel, you will be involved with the daily legal challenges, associated with the operation and the expansion of a fashion company. You will report to the legal director and provide legal support to all departments.

VACANCY

LEGAL COUNSEL
FULLTIME
ANTWERP, HQ

Essentiel Antwerp is a unique success story of a Belgian brand with a strong international presence. At Essentiel Antwerp we work hard, but we celebrate hard as well. We believe in permanent questioning, we challenge ourselves and there is no status quo. Everything revolves around passion.

If you are passionate about everything you do, and you want to play a part in the Essentiel Antwerp story, we would love to hear from you.

In the position of legal counsel, you will be involved with the daily legal challenges, associated with the operation and the expansion of a fashion company. You will report to the legal director and provide legal support to all departments.

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YOUR PROFILE

  • You have a Master’s degree in Law, with a focus on Business and Social Law;
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar function as an in-house legal counsel or lawyer;
  • You are able to understand and translate the business needs into agreements and legal documents;
  • You have a broad, general knowledge of law and a strong business insight;
  • You are able to interact with the different departments and people at all different levels within the organisation but also with external partners;
  • You take initiative and are able to work independently on legal projects and follow them up from a to z;
  • You work in an organized and structured way, and you attach great importance to accuracy. You are flexible and practical and you can set priorities;
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, in Dutch, French and English.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting and reviewing of commercial and corporate agreements, such as but not limited to partnership, distribution, agency and licensing agreements;
  • Formalization of other legal documents such as policies, terms and conditions, and templates such as NDA’s;
  • Following-up of changes in the legislation, which can have an important impact on our company and business;
  • Providing adequate legal advice and research to the different departments such as commercial and marketing, HR, production, supply chain, styling, in order to ensure compliance in a variety of legal areas;
  • Providing support for the HR department in complex cases, and drafting of HR documents and policies;
  • Contract management;
  • Managing the trademark portfolio, in terms of registration, renewal, infringements in collaboration with law offices;
  • Assist in long term projects such as the sustainability project.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A full-time employment at a dynamic fashion company, in full growth;
  • A challenging career, in a company that values ownership and taking initiative;
  • Being part of a highly-motivated and inspiring team.

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@essentiel-antwerp.com, for the attention of Ruth Collin.
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