For our office in Luxembourg, we are currently looking for a Regional In-house Legal Counsel. We offer a dynamic, and international corporate atmosphere as well as the benefit of customized training adapted to your needs throughout your career.
You will be working with all service lines in the region (Luxembourg and Continental Europe), advising the business on a broad range of legal matters covering corporate/commercial law and contract law, regulatory questions, HR, Procurement, Data Protection (GDPR), IP/IT (trademark and brand management) and litigation or complaints management;
You will liaise with country executives to ensure escalation of legal matters, assist with office set-up and management including office leases or insurance;
You will review, draft and update legal documentation such as standard services agreements, intra-group agreements, outsourcing agreements, suppliers agreements or general terms of business, whilst protecting the interests and mitigating the risk exposure of Alter Domus;
You will ensure compliance with internal policies, procedures and standards, especially Alter Domus’ standard contracting process;
You will assist the operations teams in Luxembourg and internationally with the negotiation of specialised services agreements (incl. AIFM, depositary services, corporate services, administration services);
You will support the Company Secretary in relation to Alter Domus’ corporate documentation and advise on legal or regulatory matters; and
You will contribute to knowledge management and participate in legal training is provided to local teams.
University degree in law, completed by postgraduate studies in corporate law, commercial law or international law;
Strong knowledge and understanding of Luxembourg corporate and commercial law, and the Luxembourg regulatory environment (CSSF circulars in particular);
Minimum 5 years prior work experience as a lawyer (avocat) or in-house counsel in an international environment;
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to develop relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;
Hands-on project management experience, demonstrable organisational skills and ability to work effectively as a team member, to deadlines and under time pressure;
Keen to develop expertise in new technical areas to consistently high standards;
Exposure and experience with contract management software and tools would be an advantage; and
Fluent in both French and English; any other language would be an asset.