Legal Counsel (Brussels)

Full time Position

Bruxelles

Credendo

Large company563 employeesInsurance

Published on April 29, 2024

  • Contract

    Full time Position

  • Location

    Bruxelles

  • Start date

    As soon as possible

  • Study level

    Master level or equivalent

  • Remote working

    Partial

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Credendo – Short-Term Non-EU Risks offers client-oriented solutions for covering short-term payment risks from its specialized offices in Brussels, London, Paris, Milan, Wiesbaden and Rotterdam.

 

563 enthusiastic professionals, 306 of whom are working in Belgium assess the risks linked to international trade transactions and elaborate solutions to cover them.

In order to reinforce our teams in Brussels, we are currently looking for a Legal Counsel.


Your position


  • You will provide legal advice related to the export credit insurance business and/or more general advice covering several areas of law with which Credendo is faced.
  • You will be in contact with the management, colleagues from other operational departments (sales, risk underwriting, claims, policy management) and the insured.
  • Together with your colleague legal counsels and the compliance officer, you will follow Credendo's legal environment closely and provide related legal advice to the management.
  • You will manage complex claim files by advising the operational departments, negotiating with the insured, contacting the debtors and brokers and by handling the complete administration follow-up.


Your profile



  • You have a Master's degree in law if possible supplemented with additional training in finance, business or international trade.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience as a lawyer (at the bar or as in-house legal counsel), preferably in the fields of commercial and/or financial law.
  • You have excellent knowledges in Dutch and English, with a very good oral and written proficiency in French. Knowledge of other languages is certainly a plus.
  • You have good communication skills and find it easy to establish contacts.
  • You are business-oriented and solution-minded.
  • You are good at analysing and summarising information.
  • You like working autonomously and yet also show team spirit.
  • You handle stress well.
  • You know how to work with standard MS Office tools.


Our offer



  • A permanent contract in a valuable and varied function and in an international environment.
  • Learning opportunities to further develop your skills and expertise.
  • A salary according to your profile and experience, including hospital and ambulatory care insurance, group insurance, cafeteria plan and other extra-legal benefits.
  • A hybrid working arrangement (three days of teleworking) offering flexibility to maintain a good life balance.
  • You will work in a company where the following values are key: respect, customer intimacy and reliability.


Job location

Belgium, Brussels, Rue Montoyer 3, 1000 Brussels

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

Corporate law

More about the company

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Credendo

Credit Insurance Group