Legal advisor Equity & Debt Capital Markets

Our client is looking for a Trusted Business Partner who will work closely with the commercial staff to achieve the strategic objectives of the Equity & Debt Capital Markets business. As a legal advisor, you will be responsible, together with your colleagues, for managing the legal risk related to...

Description

Our client is looking for a Trusted Business Partner who will work closely with the commercial staff to achieve the strategic objectives of the Equity & Debt Capital Markets business. As a legal advisor, you will be responsible, together with your colleagues, for managing the legal risk related to these activities.
To this end, your mission will involve the following functions:
  • You will proactively and critically detect legal risks, seek legally responsible and sustainable solutions and provide proactive and pragmatic advice ;
  • In the context of the end-to-end legal support of transactions, you will participate in negotiations with clients/issuers, banks and other external parties such as lawyers, auditors, supervisory authorities, stock exchanges, etc;
  • You will be responsible for drafting, checking and negotiating the documentation (such as the prospectus) relating to transactions involving commercial paper issues, corporate bonds, issue programmes and capital operations (Initial and Secondary Public offerings of shares, Rights issues, ...); you will also be responsible for drawing up and updating standard documents;
  • You closely follow the most recent developments in legislation and market practices in the field of financial law and particularly in the field of capital market operations, with particular attention to the risks and opportunities arising from them;
  • You stay informed and share your knowledge by participating in competence centres or practice groups. You represent our client in interbank working groups and through your presence at networking events.

Your profile

  • You have a Master's degree in law or a Master's degree in economics, law and management with transactional experience in a law firm, auditor's office or bank or you have a particular interest in the field of capital markets;
  • You are able to express yourself both orally and in writing in French, Dutch and English;
  • You can communicate clearly and you are able to defend your position in meetings or committees;
  • You have a critical and analytical mind and are able to provide pragmatic solutions to complex legal issues;
  • You are flexible, pragmatic, client and result oriented;
  • You are intellectually curious, eager to learn and willing to take on challenges;
  • You can work independently, and you also enjoy teamwork and knowledge sharing.

Offer

  • A balance between private and professional life (hybrid work mode, called "Home Based", which is based on a healthy balance between telework and face-to-face work, according to the needs of the service);
  • An ideal environment: gym, company restaurants, ...
  • Opportunities for personal development and growth;
  • An attractive salary package that you can build up partly according to your own needs, with in addition many extra-legal benefits such as group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, public transport pass, discount on banking and insurance products, etc.

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