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Corporate Counsel EMEA & APAC

On-site, Hybrid
  • Merelbeke, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
Legal

Job description

As a fast-growing international SaaS company, we are looking for a legal professional with in-house experience in the IT sector to reinforce our legal team. In this position, you will act as a key advisor to our global business teams and provide the legal support needed for Lansweeper to run its global operations.


Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, and advise on a wide variety of commercial agreements as well as further optimize our contract template base.
  • Negotiate key enterprise agreements directly with external stakeholders like our customers, partners, and suppliers.
  • Further optimize our contract template base and contract management processes.
  • Provide pragmatic, business-oriented advice and guidance to our commercial teams on all legal-related aspects of business arrangements.
  • Provide general legal advice on day-to-day commercial and legal issues as well as conduct legal analysis on such issues.
  • Act as a trusted advisor for the organization, ensuring legal risk management and operational effectiveness in line with industry standard best practices.
  • Work in close collaboration with our global departments to understand the product and business objectives and to streamline our legal activities across the organization. Participate in the implementation of contract management processes and exploration of legal tech solutions.
  • Work on a variety of other topics such as data protection, regulatory compliance matters, corporate, or IP/IT law, and M&A transactions.
  • You will report to our Legal Director based in Belgium and work as the counterpart of our Corporate Counsel Americas based in Austin, Texas.

Job requirements

Are you the new Legal Counsel at Lansweeper?


I am someone who:

  • Feels comfortable taking initiative and ownership.
  • Works autonomously, whilst also showing teamwork spirit.
  • Has a flexible, entrepreneurial, and problem-solving mindset.
  • Has strong communication skills to liaise with cross-functional internal teams, customers, and partners.
  • Finds the right balance between legal compliance and business objectives.
  • Can translate complex legal information into effective and understandable messages for the business.
  • Flourishes in a rapidly changing, scale-up environment.
  • Likes working in various fields of law and delivers high quality work.
  • Has a strong interest in understanding the technical background of the business.

I have (a):

  • Master’s degree in Law.
  • Excellent knowledge of contract law and experience in negotiating and drafting complex arrangements.
  • At least 5 years gained as an in-house generalist counsel in a commercial international setting.
  • Spoken and written fluency in Dutch & English.

Going for gold?

  • LLM in IP and IT law.
  • Specialization or experience in data protection.
  • Experience in the software industry and/or scale-up environment.
  • Knowledge of French

Our offer you can’t refuse

  • Flexibility is key! Work efficiently by using our flexible working hours and working from home.
  • Work for an international company where you get to travel to meet your colleagues for a great (teambuilding) event at least once a year.
  • Collaborate with passionate and driven colleagues every day.
  • Accelerate your career: new opportunities are right around the corner.
  • We offer a variety of benefits (insurances, meal vouchers, allowances…), but we also want you to make your own choices according to our Flexible Income Plan.

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