Associate Legal Counsel

Associate Legal Counsel
Région: Betzdorf (Betzder)
Expérience nécessaire: Un an
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

SES is the world's pre-eminent satellite group. We are a network of satellite operators located across all continents. We operate mainly through SES ASTRA in Europe, SES AMERICOM/NEW SKIES in North and South America, Africa the Middle East and Asia. We also hold strategic participations in satellite operators, including 90% of SES SIRIUS, QuetzSat, and Ciel, as well as in a number of satellite service provision companies. Through our global satellite fleet, reaching 99% of the world's population, we offer regional strength and expertise, on a global scale.

Role description

SES is looking for an Associate Legal Counsel in our Betzdorf HQ. In this role, you will provide assistance in all legal and contractual matters to support the activities of the Commercial Legal Services team.

You will act as a trusted business partner to the commercial teams and provide proactive, value-added legal support on commercial matters to enable deals. You will actively advise and counsel on legal issues, including risk assessments and avoidance, as well as on strategic commercial initiatives.

In your day to day, you will also provide support and guidance on a variety of legal matters to other company divisions on an as-needed basis.

You will be responsible for (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Structure, draft, negotiate and finalize contracts and responses to tenders ensuring compliance with applicable national and international laws and regulations
  • Conduct research and draft memoranda in various legal fields, including competition law
  • Provide assistance to SES’s affiliates and subsidiaries on legal aspects as requested
  • Provide support and advice in legal matters in various functions, including transactional work
  • Ability to communicate succinctly, diplomatically and credibly at all levels within the organisation 
  • Collaborative individual, able to build relationships across all levels and functions of the organisation
  • Clear and candid communicator able to produce and present to a variety of internal and external audiences 
  • Provide timely and effective legal advice to the commercial groups in support of their respective projects, contracts and initiatives including bids and public/private partnership initiatives


Your profile 

Must Have

  • Master’s degree or LLM in law
  • Bar qualification would be of advantage
  • One to three years of post-qualification experience in a law firm or legal department of a company
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written


Nice to Have

  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Experience in the telecommunication/media sector

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