Legal Advisor European Law – regulatory affairs (vaste functie)

Legal Staffing Experts is looking for a Legal Advisor in European law for her client in Brussels.

Brussel (public transport close to Central Station) 40% and remote 60%.

Your role

Our Client contributes to the promotion and defends the interests of the civil law notary profession towards European and International Institutions. It is a relatively small organization with a dynamic, open, multilingual and collaborative culture.

The Legal Advisor European law - Regulatory Affairs supports the well-functioning of the civil law notary profession in Europe and will defend the interests of the Belgian notary in particular at European and international level. For this purpose the advisor follows up on specific regulatory and legal files and analyses the impact on the civil law notary profession. The Legal Advisor Regulatory Affairs informs the relevant stakeholders on a regular basis on the evolution and outcome of these files and gives advice on the strategy to be followed. 

What does your job entail:
  • Gather and analyse regulatory and strategic information with regard to European and international legislative/regulatory files, mainly concerning data governance, information technology, consumer and contract law
  • Interact with federations of notaries in various countries (national, European and international) that work on matters related to these legal domains
  • Prepare meetings with, and intervene during meetings organized by the relevant units of the European Institutions and foreign notarial institutions to defend the interest of the Belgian civil law notary profession
  • Participate in seminars and other events and projects in Belgium and abroad (within the European Union) related to these issues, including steering committees of European co-financing projects in cooperation with other notarial institutions
  • Communicate about the progress of the files and projects to the Belgian notaries, i.e. through articles in professional magazines, presentations during events and meetings, ...
Your profile                         
  • A master degree in Law from a Belgian university and an additional Master degree in European Law; 
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in a legal function; 
  • Experience in European and Belgian data governance, information technology, consumer and contract law, a background in competition law is a clear asset;
  • French-speaking with a very good knowledge of Dutch and English (both spoken and written). Knowledge of any other European languages is an asset; 
  • Excellent performance in a multilingual working environment and open to occasional travels abroad;
  • Good communication skills and active participation in meetings; 
  • Good knowledge of MS Office. 
What we offer 
  • A variety of challenging and interesting projects to work on, within a growing and economically stable sector;
  • Room for professional growth, the possibility to develop creativity and autonomy, an open atmosphere;
  • A competitive salary package, additional benefits (perquisite), insurance coverage, public transport, luncheon vouchers, a bonus system, the possibility to accrue additional leave, …
  • A good work-life balance with flexible timetables and telework.
Interested in this position?
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