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Michael Page

Legal counsel Real Estate

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

Michael Page | Brussels | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 9 days ago

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.

Legal counsel Real Estate

Job description

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).




Michael Page Belgium
Laura Nabet
+32 2 290 97 56
Bastion Tower Marsveldplein 5 Place du Champ de Mars 5 1050 Brussels

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  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • English


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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