Transactional Real Estate Counsel

About Weerts Group

Weerts Group is a family-owned holding and investment group with diversified investments Real Estate, in Logistics and Motorsport. These three seemingly different activities offer interesting synergies.

Weerts Group is headquartered in Liège and has operations in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Hungary, Romania, France, Italy and in the UK.

A combination of independence and entrepreneurial spirit enables my client to quickly identify and seize opportunities and thus continuously work on important internal and external growth opportunities.

My client is currently looking for a trilingual Transactional Real Estate Advisor with 5 to 10 years of experience.

Your responsibilities

As a member of the legal team of Weerts Group, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • drafting and review of various types of construction and real estate relate agreements (commercial leases, real estate constructions, purchase and sale agreements, building contracts, property rights, financing agreements, etc);
  • legal assistance in contract negotiations;
  • follow-up and management of existing contracts and assistance to issues arising during the development process;
  • legal assistance in the acquisition process: legal due diligence and review/drafting of transaction documents, point of contact for external counsels and the follow op real estate litigations;
  • pro-active follow-up and legal guidance of the ongoing real estate projects;
  • management and follow-up of legal disputes e.g. with buyers, contractors, etc.;
  • when required, coordination with external lawyers and advisors.
Your profile
  • You have a Belgian Master degree in Law;
  • You have 5 to 10 years of relevant experience as a real estate lawyer and/or as an in-house legal counsel, preferably with a focus on transactional work;
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch with a good knowledge of French and English. German is a strong asset;
  • You are pragmatic, hands-on and result-driven;
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work in a demanding and fast moving environment;
  • You are capable and willing to defend the company’s contractual interest;
  • You are flexible and efficient; and
  • You like to work in a team and enjoy sharing knowledge, but you are also able to work independently and take own responsibilities.
Interested?

Send your resume to catherine.weerts@steveskills.be