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Legal and Compliance Counsel Europe

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Who are we?

We are Deceuninck, the smartest choice for the most innovative window and door solutions. As an extremely reliable partner to our customers all over the world, we offer them environmentally friendly products that increase the comfort of homes and buildings in terms of insulation, safety, acoustics and air quality. Our goal is to provide solutions for a better world.

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What are your responsibilities?

You will join our Group Legal and Compliance Team and will be based in our head office in Hooglede-Gits (Belgium). You are responsible for providing full legal support to the business on a broad range of legal matters for the territory of Europe:

  • You provide accurate, relevant and timely legal support and advice to the business and to management on a variety of legal topics that relate to the business, our people and our products;
  • You ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, taking into account and assessing possible risks, and you stay up-to-date with changes in legislation, particularly in relation to laws and regulations that directly affect the business or industry;
  • You draft, review and negotiate various types of agreements;
  • You assist the legal entities in Europe in legal disputes;
  • You manage external lawyers to obtain legal opinions or to handle claims and litigation;
  • You deal with warranty and IP infringement claims and execute procedures for protecting patents, trademarks, and industrial designs;
  • You develop and deliver legal training to the business;
  • You maintain the Enterprise Legal Management System;
  • You report to the General Counsel.
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Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Master’s degree in Law, combined with 5-8 years of relevant experience, preferably as a lawyer and an in-house legal counsel in an industrial sector;
  • You have a strong business sense, with a passion for compliance and risk management;
  • You have a solution-oriented approach, aiming for results while staying customer-focused;
  • You like working on (strategic) legal projects together with the Group Legal and Compliance Team and other stakeholders;
  • You are well-organized, able to set priorities, work autonomously and take responsibility;
  • You speak Dutch fluently and have a good knowledge of English and French. Other languages are considered a plus;
  • You are willing to travel.

What do we offer?

  • A challenging and versatile job in an innovative, international company where you can feel at home and can rely on your colleagues;
  • As a Legal and Compliance Counsel Europe, you will have the opportunity to further develop yourself professionally;
  • Deceuninck is described as an entrepreneurial group with ambitious goals, a warm company where you are truly welcome and where you are given autonomy to excel in your job;
  • An attractive, competitive salary with numerous fringe benefits. And what's more, we take care of our employees as much as possible;
  • Care stands for attention to well-being, ironing service, flexibility in working hours and home working policy (1-2 days a week), working in a congestion-free environment. You can also get to know your colleagues better in a pleasant way at numerous activities, such as the Saint party, Summer - and afterwork drinks,...;
  • A company where the values of Trust, Top Performance and Entrepreneurship are central every day.


Please contact Sharon De Winter, Recruiter, at +32 470 70 58 06

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