Legal Counsel

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 with the support & guidance of the corporate counsel based in Belgium and in cooperation with the legal counsel based in the US.

A day in the life of: 

  • Draft, review, and advise on a wide variety of commercial agreements.
  • 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 conducting legal analysis on such issues.
  • Work closely with our global departments to understand the product and business objectives and to streamline our legal activities across the organization.
  • Assist the Corporate Counsel with:
    - Ensuring legal risk management and operational effectiveness, in line with industry standards and best practices.
    - Exploring contract management processes and legal tech solutions.
    - A variety of topics such as data protection, regulatory compliance matters, corporate, or IP/IT law, and M&A transactions.

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 team spirit.
  • Has a flexible, entrepreneurial, and problem-solving mindset.
  • Has strong communication skills to be able to liaise with different stakeholders.
  • 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, dynamic environment.
  • Likes working in various fields of law and delivering 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 3-5 years gained as an in-house legal counsel in a commercial international setting.
  • Spoken and written fluency in English.

Going for gold?

  • LLM in IP and IT law.
  • Specialization or experience in data protection.
  • Experience in the software industry.
  • Knowledge of Dutch & 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.
  • Work hard, play harder!