Corporate paralegal

Our client, actif in the construction industry is looking for a Corporate Paralegal. The Corporate Paralegal is in charge of supporting the Corporate Legal Counsel & Company Secretary in the legal-administrative management of the Group's companies.
You are responsible for the active and autonomous management of all Belgian subsidiaries and passively follow up the Corporate Housekeeping of foreign subsidiaries. You provide legal advice on corporate and financial law regarding our client and its subsidiaries. You are alert to certain important issues and prepare the introduction of new governance rules within the Group. You proactively monitor the evolution in the field of corporate governance.

Description

  • Processing paralegal and administrative tasks, such as:
  • On the one hand, the Corporate Housekeeping of the Group's subsidiaries in Belgium, including the preparation and follow-up of restructurings (liquidations, mergers, transfers, etc.) and on the other hand, the participation in the Corporate Housekeeping of our client (preparation of documents required for general meetings, management report, remuneration report, agenda, convocation of shareholders, preparation of minutes and attendance list, etc.).
  • Verify corporate documents when they come from external partners/foreign subsidiaries.
  • Maintain shareholder registers (both of our client and its subsidiaries).
  • Contacts with the Auditor in the context of the annual audit.
  • Contacts with notaries in the context of EGMs and amendments to articles of association.
  • Fulfillment of various types of legal formalities (register of legal entities, publication requirements, UBO requirements).
  • Cooperation in legal supervision :
  • Handling various legal issues related to corporate and financial law (including directives/regulations issued by the FSMA).
  • Review of the various legal aspects so that our client's annual report complies with its Corporate Governance Charter and applicable legislation.
  • Assistance in preparing press releases and answering shareholders' questions.
  • The Corporate Paralegal reports to the Corporate Legal Counsel & Company Secretary.

Your profile

  • You hold a bachelor's degree in law or equivalent through experience.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position within a large company.
  • You are fluent in French or Dutch and you have a very good knowledge of the other national language (spoken and written), with a good command of English.
  • You have a good knowledge of Office Tools and you are well versed in technology.
  • You have an analytical mind and an exceptional eye for detail and accuracy.
  • You are punctual and able to prioritize.
  • You are able to manage complex issues and optimize work processes.
  • You have an administrative and organizational talent.
  • You are able to work independently and proactively provide reliable support on your assigned projects.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).
  • You are a critical thinker, a problem solver and decisive.
  • You are a team player and reliable.
  • You have a strong sense of ethics and responsibility.

Offer

Our client offers a challenging and varied position and a competitive salary.

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