Legal Advisor Investments

Our client is a 100% Belgian bank that invests to the maximum in meaningful and sustainable projects on their own soil. They proactively look for creative and innovative solutions, which are meaningful for our customers and for the big challenges of tomorrow's society, driven by our values.

Description

  • Specifically, you will be responsible for managing the legal risk of the bank and its branches in an economically responsible and business-oriented manner.
  • You will provide legal advice to the various departments of Belfius and its subsidiaries (including Belfius Investment Partners) in areas such as funds legislation (UCITS, AIFMD), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MIFID II), Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPS), Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD), Prospectus legislation, savings accounts, structured products, cross-border distribution, advertising requirements, cost accounting, etc.
  • You look for legally sound solutions in the advice you provide and you are responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating both standard and specific documentation.
  • You provide legal support for the realization of new projects and the launch of new investment products. You are particularly open to innovative techniques and evolutions such as beyond banking, crypto assets, blockchain, etc.
  • You will manage files, complaints and disputes of all kinds, the latter including claims against Belfius. This with a view to avoiding procedures and/or ensuring the proper follow-up of any proceedings.
  • You fully support ideas related to digitalisation and play a proactive role in this

Your profile

  • You have a master's degree/license in law;
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills in Dutch, French and English;
  • You can communicate clearly and you are able to defend your position during meetings/committees;
  • You have a critical and analytical mind;
  • You show customer orientation, flexibility and you are pragmatic and focused on results;
  • You are intellectually curious, eager to learn and willing to take on challenges;
  • You can work independently and you also enjoy a thorough collaboration with colleagues.

Offer

  • You will receive a full-time contract of indefinite duration. You will receive an attractive salary, a flex budget that you are free to invest in - for example in a car or a smartphone - and a package of fringe benefits;
  • We help you to find and maintain your work-life balance. Because only then will you continue to enjoy your work;
  • Via the Academy, you can continue to develop a wide range of skills: from leadership or high-impact presentation to technical training or languages.

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