Legal Counsel

LuxTrust

Luxembourg

A business on human scale, oriented towards new technologies, we are now recruiting: Legal Counsel (m/f).

The Legal Department is looking for a good team player with positive attitude in an exciting high tech environment, with good analytical and problem solving skills, eager to learn fast and efficiently.

The Legal Counsel shall provide legal support to all commercial and corporate activities of LuxTrust on national as well as international bases, and shall follow regulatory evolution which might impact LuxTrust’s business compliance.

Role description summary:

The Legal Counsel shall together with the Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer be the reference legal person within LuxTrust.

The job holder has the opportunity to learn and evolve in a challenging legal domain, working with the Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer on a wide range of legal topics, such as commercial, corporate, procurement activities, data protection (including compliance matters, GDPR), cybersecurity, business development deals and transactions. The Legal Counsel will enhance activities of LuxTrust on national as well as international basis, and shall follow relevant regulatory evolution which might impact LuxTrust’s business compliance.

  • Accelerate LuxTrust revenue and market share growth in France within the market you would be in charge of:
    • Take ownership of the entire sales cycle, up to closing large and complex sales deals, either directly or with partners, in close cooperation with LuxTrust commercial and technical teams;
    • Build long-term and trusted relationships with customers and local partners;
    • Contribute on developing LuxTrust’s portfolio and marketing presence as per market’s expectations;
    • Become subject matter expert in the field of eIDAS, electronic identities and signatures.

Primary responsibilities/Key result areas:

He/She shall be involved in all projects and matters related to, among others:

  • Trust Services & Solutions provided by LuxTrust (digital identity, authentication services, signature and other trust services, dematerialization of processes, etc.);
  • Observe contract follow-up and administration; keep contact with business partners on contract execution;
  • Legal advice pertaining to and participation in cybersecurity projects, data protection and data management matters;
  • Support Sales and Pre-sales activities as required;
  • Follow regulatory evolutions and trends especially with regard to compliance to data-privacy regulations, as well as to all other national and international rules applicable to LuxTrust’s business (among others: PSF, GDPR, eIDAS, AML, PSD2, etc).;
  • Conduct research and draft memoranda in various legal fields;
  • Liaise with specialized outside legal advisors when necessary;
  • Provide assistance to LuxTrust’s affiliates and subsidiaries on corporate and commercial legal aspects as requested;
  • Provide support and advice in legal matters in various functions, including transactional work.

Competencies:

  • Capability to work in an accurate and organized manner with proven attention to detail;
  • Flexibility and team-spirit;
  • Good interpersonal relations and communications skills (written and oral);
  • Good time management and priority setting skills;
  • Proactive approach, can-do mentality and ability to work autonomously;
  • Rapidity in acquiring new knowledge.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master degree or LLM in law;
  • Bar qualification would be of advantage;
  • Three to five years of post-qualification experience in a law firm or legal department of a company would be of advantage;
  • Experience in the technology/IT sector would be of advantage;
  • Has track record in legal & regulatory matters management (corporate & business);
  • Applied experience in industry-related contract negotiation and management;
  • Has expertise in national (Lux) business laws, European laws and regulations;
  • Computer literacy (word, excel, powerpoint).

Other key requirements/comments:

  • Fluency in English and French are required and additional European languages are considered an asset;
  • Excellent English and French drafting skills are necessary as well as a sound capability to negotiate in English and French.

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