Legal Services Director

Legal Services Director
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

With more than 100,000 professionals in over 100 countries, CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services and investment.

Legal Services Director (Temporary 12 Months)

In CBRE Investment Accounting and Reporting Solutions we are hiring for an Associate Director - EMEA Legal to join our team for a temporary contract of 12 Months.

To provide legal and strategic advice to CBRE’s Investment Accounting & Reporting (“IA&R”) business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”). The candidate will play a key role in developing and sustaining legal risk management initiatives for IA&R across the region while furthering the Group’s commercial goals.

This role is a high visibility position requiring coordination across multiple jurisdictions and continuous engagement with various levels of the Group’s personnel in Luxembourg, the UK and across EMEA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and implement governance framework for routine review, drafting and negotiation of all types of contracts related to IA&R services, including NDAs, subcontracts, local country agreements, license agreements, real estate and project management agreements, Central Admin Agreements, consulting agreements, etc. Significant focus on Luxembourg.
  • Draft and negotiate selected non-routine, complex local, pan-European and global commercial contracts, master service agreements and framework agreements for the IA&R business, including commercial agreements with high revenue banking and property investor clients.
  • Work autonomously and efficiently to deliver legal solutions to support the development of the IA&R business across EMEA with a focus on Luxembourg.
  • Create and maintain internal precedent document templates.
  • Liaise directly with the IA&R senior leadership team to propose and take forward legal initiatives which will benefit and support the business.
  • Develop and deliver live and web-based training programs to legal and IA&R business colleagues on a range of legal and business risk issues.
  • Provide ad hoc advice to, and collaborate with, legal, operational and commercial colleagues across EMEA (predominantly in the UK) with respect to all aspects of the IA&R business and internal operations.
  • Create and maintain a network of external legal partners as applicable
  • Ensure cooperation with the Legal function in the EMEA region and globally.

What are we looking for?

  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • Commercial Real Estate experience
  • Experience working in a multi-national organisation
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and co-operatively
  • Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Willingness to work on tight timeframes at a fast pace, including accommodating different time zones on global transactions
  • Accurate and exceptional attention to detail
  • Professional and approachable whilst also being adaptable
  • Team player who deals effectively with colleagues

What do we offer?

  • Be part of an international team – our team in Luxembourg has more than 30 nationalities
  • Temporary Contract - 12 months
  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid way of working

This position is available immediately. This is a unique opportunity to boost your career within the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm.

If your experience matches to the job description above, our People team will be happy to contact you.

The personal information you provide in your job application will be treated confidentially at all times and will be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In compliance with the law of 23rd July 2016, the selected candidate will be requested to provide a criminal record (section 3).


We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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