Legal Counsel - Tessenderlo, Belgium





The scope

As Legal Counsel at Melexis, you will fulfill a crucial role in our global legal team. Reporting directly to the General Counsel, you will play a key role in supporting our international operations. You will be responsible for providing expert legal advice and promoting legal awareness within the Melexis Group.


Furthermore, you will be responsible for:

  • Negotiation, drafting, analysis and review of various commercial and IP-related agreements.
  •  Managing all GDPR and other privacy-related/data governance matters.
  • Promoting compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as with internal policies and procedures, such as the Code of Conduct and Whistleblowing Policy.
  • Support the sustainability team by drafting/modifying policies and procedures according to ESRS requirements, developing templates and providing training.
  • Actively update relevant legislation and case law and advise on new developments.
  • Provide occasional advice on various legal issues, including HR/site matters, financial matters and other issues.

Who are you?

  • A Master's degree in Law, preferably with specialization in IP/IT or privacy law.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably as a corporate lawyer in an international environment.
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues and communicate clearly and effectively with the organization.
  • Familiarity with risk management, compliance and/or other legal areas (e.g. CSRD, technology transactions, cybersecurity, intellectual property).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Strong legal writing and research skills.
  • Good organizational and project management skills, open-minded, hands-on and result oriented.

What do we offer

  • a challenging job in a dynamic high-tech international environment
  • the opportunity to take ownership of your professional passion in order to contribute to the success of the company
  • an enjoyable, team-oriented and professional atmosphere in a flat-structured organization
  • versatile development opportunities