Legal Counsel


Our Organisation

Our organisation Ageas is a listed international insurance Group with a heritage spanning almost 200 years. It offers Retail and Business customers Life and Non-Life insurance products designed to suit their specific needs, today and tomorrow. As one of Europe's larger insurance companies, Ageas concentrates its activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the major part of the global insurance market. It operates successful insurance businesses in Belgium, the UK, France, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, and the Philippines through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and long term partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors. Ageas ranks among the market leaders in the countries in which it operates and represents a staff force of over 45,000 people.

Ageas has been certified as “Top Employer" in 2022, standing out in particular for its career opportunities, continuous learning & development, sustainability and strong employee empowerment.

Your function

  • Provide legal advice regarding sustainability matters, legal tech matters and business matters in the broadest possible sense,

  • Follow up on (mostly international) litigation and arbitration procedures, together with external counsel and management,

  • Roll-out legal projects within the (international) legal community within the Ageas group, in particular regarding ESG matters and legal tech matters,

  • Monitor legal developments relevant for Ageas, prepare memos and give internal presentations about upcoming rules and regulations and the implementation thereof within Ageas,

  • Contribute to contract negotiations by joining our internal clients in meetings with potential service providers,

  • Review internal procedures and policies from a legal perspective and make them as hands-on as possible.

  • You will work out of Ageas’s headquarters located in the heart of Brussels for part of your time, and can choose to work remotely for part of your time. You may be asked to take short business trips.

Your profile

  • You are a smart, energetic and enthusiastic person who likes to constantly delve into new legal topics, both in breadth and depth.

  • You either have experience with legal advice regarding sustainability matters (ESG) and/or legal tech matters, or are eager to learn.

  • You have a profound knowledge of contract law and company law in the broadest sense, and thoroughly understand the legal implications of Ageas's status as a listed company.

  • You understand the importance of legal-technical excellence in all legal output, and you act accordingly when preparing your work.

  • You have obtained a Master in Law degree at a Belgian university with excellent academic results.

  • You have acquired more than 5 years’ experience in a reputable law firm or with the in-house legal department of a significant player. Experience in the financial services or insurance sector, and/or with issuers listed on a stock exchange is a plus.

  • You have a strong working knowledge of Dutch, French and English, both orally and in writing.

  • You are a team player who enjoys sharing knowledge and working with others within and outside of the legal department.

Our offer?

  • A dynamic, multicultural working environment;

  • An interesting and extensive salary package (including meal vouchers, eco vouchers, hospitalization, disability and group insurance, additional child benefit, mobile allowance and intervention in the internet reimbursement, ...);

  • The possibility to optimize part of your salary package through a flexible income plan;

  • A corporate culture where you are encouraged to share your views and opinions;

  • A flat organizational structure with close collaboration and communication with management and cross departments;

  • An extensive range of learning & development opportunities through our online learning platform;

  • The opportunity to further develop yourself and to be part of a great team at a Top employer in Belgium.


Please apply online. We are looking forward to talking to you!