Legal Counsel

Job Locations BE-BRU-Brussels | BE-BRU-Brussels
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(08/05/2024 09:40)
Support Functions-Regulatory/Public Affairs
Primary Location : Location

Job Description

We are looking for a Legal Counsel for Equans Belux’s Industry South Business Unit, spread across several sites mainly in Grimbergen, Nivelles, Fleurus, and Ans. The legal team of the BU travels according to business needs and is integrated into the legal team of all the BUs of Equans Belux, whose headquarters are located in Brussels, next to the North station.

Every day, we work on small and large industrial projects of the future in Belgium, Luxembourg, and Europe.

Whether it’s a Battery Energy Storage project, energy recovery, dismantling or nuclear transport, maintenance, etc., as a Legal Counsel, you see the results and impact of your work around you every day.

This position offers you challenges, autonomy, and a good balance between professional and private life… What else? Find out below!


Your main responsibilities are

  • analyze public and private tender documents (during the tender phase) and provide practical advice (also during the execution phase)
  • draft, negotiate all kinds of contracts, including complex contracts, consortiums/JV, maintenance contracts, etc.
  • provide practical legal advice on a wide variety of legal issues related to all Equans activities (contract law, public procurement law, etc.)
  • give practical training to operational staff
  • contribute to the continuous development of the legal service
  • follow national and international litigation in which Equans is involved


Do you have the following skills and talents? You are the colleague we are looking for!

  • you have a master’s degree in law
  • you have at least 3 years of experience and an interest in contract law, construction law, and public procurement
  • you have a talent and interest in negotiating complex contracts and transactions
  • you have an interest and understanding of the non-legal aspects of a project: technical, commercial, financial, and strategic aspects
  • you have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • you are pragmatic, proactive, assertive, flexible, positive, and open-minded
  • you have confidence, self-assurance, and a true team spirit, while being able to work autonomously
  • you are fluent in French (and at least understand Dutch) and English; German is an asset


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance, 13th month, holiday pay
  • concessionary travel, lease car (with fuel card)
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, homeworking


We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Contact our HR colleague Karine Paelinck - 0475 63 12 52 ou karine.paelinck@equans.com ou linkedin.com/in/karine paelinck


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