Vacature | Senior Legal Counsel | Brussel or Hoboken or Zwijndrecht

Equans Brussel or Hoboken or Zwijndrecht Bedrijfsjurist
Referentienummer: VL/BE/LAW/3443/23

For the Legal team we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel with a master’s degree in law and at least 8 years of experience in the sector, preferably as a lawyer or in-house lawyer in an international environment. You speak and write Dutch and English fluently and you can at least also express yourself verbally in French.

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Equans, a Bouygues group company, is a world leader in multi-technical services with offices in 20 country hubs. This brand expresses the desire to provide the right answer [ANS] to the equations [EQU] of their customers.

They design and provide customized solutions to improve their customers’ buildings, technical equipment, systems and processes and to support them in optimizing their use.

With nearly 90,000 highly qualified employees and a strong geographic footprint through their historical local brands, they have excellent technical know-how in design, installation, maintenance and performance services, with a unique combination of skills as in HVAC, Cooling & Fire protection, Facility Management, Digital & ICT, Electrical, Mechanical & Robotics...


Every day, they work on major infrastructure works and major future projects that Equans is involved in.

Whether it is the Oosterweel project, the Baltic Eagle offshore platform or another prestigious project, as Legal Counsel you can see the results and impact of your work every day.

This job offers you challenge, autonomy and a good work-life balance,… What else? Find out below!

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Monitoring complex contracts and transactions;
  • Negotiating and drafting all kinds of commercial contracts (building contracts, joint venture agreements, maintenance agreements, shareholder agreements, etc.);
  • Providing practical legal advice on a wide variety of legal issues relating to all Equans activities (contracting law, contract law, public procurement law, PPP, company law,…);
  • Monitoring national and international disputes involving Equans;
  • Analyzing (public and private) tender documents (in particular during the tender phase) and providing practical advice (also in the implementation phase).


  • You have a master’s degree in law;
  • You have at least 8 years’ experience in the sector, preferably as a lawyer or in-house lawyer in an international environment;
  • Demonstrable experience in commercial law and/or public law and more general contract law is a must;
  • Experience in company law and financial law is appreciated, but not required;
  • You have a talent for and interest in negotiating complex contracts and transactions;
  • You have an interest in and understanding of the non-legal aspects of a project: technical, commercial, financial and strategic aspects;
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • You are proactive, positive, pragmatic and have an open mind;
  • You are assertive, self-confident and a real team player, while at the same time being able to work autonomously;
  • You speak and write Dutch and English fluently and you can at least also express yourself verbally in French.


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges?

Then join their experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • A competitive salary in line with your education and experience;
  • Fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, homeworking, hospitalization- & group insurance,… depending on your function;
  • Interesting training and career opportunities.

Erkenning werving & selectie: VG.896/B (Vlaams Gewest) – 00078-405-20121019 (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest) – W.RS.162 (Wallonië)



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