Legal Counsel – Euronext


About Us

Euronext is the first pan-European exchange, spanning Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. Created in 2000, it unites markets which date back to the start of the 17th century. It is the primary exchange in the Euro zone with over 1 300 issuers worth €2.6 trillion in market capitalization, an unmatched blue chip franchise consisting of 20+ issuers in the EURO STOXX 50® benchmark and a strong diverse domestic and international client base.

Job Profile

Euronext is seeking to hire a Lawyer to work in-house to support the Euronext group with primary responsibilities
to support the legal functions including but not limited to contract drafting and negotiation,
drafting and filing organisational and Board documents, and providing general support to the Head of
Legal. The lawyer will also bring assistance as regards corporate law impacts to the new initiatives being

Key Accountabilities

• Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts such as client/user, vendor/procurement,
and non-disclosure agreements
• Ensuring that the functioning of the Board of Directors complies with the applicable legislation,
regulations, corporate governance codes, the company’s articles of association and the
rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto
• Identify items that need to be approved by the Board of Directors of the company
• Researching legal issues
• Providing practical legal advice and support on business matters
• Working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance and practical
The ideal candidate
• At least 2+ years of experience at a top law firm or in-house department
• Financial services experience helpful
• Experience in drafting, negotiating and managing a wide range of commercial transactions
• Able to confidently research legal issues, interpret information and present summary of findings

In complement of any application, please address in English a CV and cover letter/email explaining your
motivations and qualifications for the job