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Legal Counsel EMEA

Company details

Brunswick Marine in EMEA , with EMEA headquarter in Petit-Rechain, Belgium, is an affiliated company of Brunswick Corporation, the world’s leading provider of marine engines and pleasure boats. The Group employs 14,000 people and its products are sold throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Group net sales revenue in 2018 was $5.19bn – an increase of $324mn (7%) on 2017. This represent the ninth consecutive year of growth. Brunswick features the world’s premier nautical brands (Mercury, Attwood, Valiant, Quicksilver, Uttern, Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Bayliner, Lankhorst Taselaar…).. More information is available at https://www.mercurymarine.com/ & www.brunswick.com

Function

This position primarily provides commercial legal support to Brunswick’s European operations. Working in tandem with the EMEA Contract & Litigation Paralegal, the role holder will provide commercial support to the European operations and serve as a business partner to the European business leaders. In addition, (s)/he will provide ancillary support to the International and Commercial Counsel in regions outside of Europe. From time to time, the role holder will also provide general commercial support for the Legal Department, including real estate, financing, acquisitions, divestitures, and general commercial support.

Accountabilities:

  • Provide front-line commercial legal support for Brunswick’s European operations in conjunction with EMEA Contract & Litigation Paralegal.
  • First point of contact and Collaborate with other Brunswick attorneys and paralegals to provide support in specialty areas including human resources, ethics, intellectual property, litigation and compliance.
  • Support finance functions with credit and financing programs. (e.g. factoring agreements)
  • Assist Corporate Secretary on European corporate maintenance tasks (changing the director of foreign offices) and internal restructurings.
  • Assist with management of legal databases for contracts, claims and litigations, and the maintenance of permanent and statutory filings.
  • Support mergers and acquisitions team on strategic transactions.
  • Provide ancillary support to the International and Commercial Counsel in regions outside of Europe.

Profile

You are a bright, creative, and talented individual who enjoys working with some of the world's greatest brands in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment. In addition, you have the following skills:

  • A law degree
  • 4-8 years of experience in general commercial transactional law, including familiarity with M&A and cross-border transactions and disputes
  • Excellent level of English (both written and verbal). Other European languages are a plus
  • Clear, concise, effective communicator
  • Real team player, you also demonstrate integrity, initiative and resilience
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Willingness to take on new challenges
  • Customer oriented, you are problem-solving minded and flexible with a developed sense of initiative
  • Computer literate MS Office suite
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of ethics
  • Self-starting, self-motivating, self-learning work approach
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural global environment

Offer

  • A competitive salary package in line with your experience & expertise
  • Extra-legal benefits such as group and hospitalization insurances, meal vouchers, etc.
  • The opportunity to work autonomously in a diverse function within a fast growing international company leading in its sector
  • The possibility to fully develop your talents and to grow within your function
  • An easily accessible and friendly work place, with free parking
  • Work-life balance: flexible work schedule

  • Placed on:Thu 16 July 2020
  • Location: Petit-Rechain, Belgique

Brunswick Marine in EMEA Inc.

Parc Industriel de Petit-Rechain, Avenue Mercury 8
4800 Verviers
Belgium

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