UPS In-house Legal Counsel in Brussels, Belgium


Europe Region Legal Department

Purpose of the job:

The UPS Europe Region LegalDepartment, based in Brussels, Belgium, is looking to hire a mid-level attorneyon a Temporary or Permanent basis. The Europe Region covers all of Europe. The roleof the new attorney will have 2 aspects.

First, to provide general legal supportfor the business in a number of countries, primarily the Benelux. He/she isexpected to build relationships with the business managers in those countries andact as a pro-active business partner. In this role, he/she will provide legalguidance and manage outside counsel in a broad range of subject areas including,but not limited to, general commercial work, transport/logistics, corporatematters, IT/IP, employment and general litigation.

Second, to provide specializedemployment law advice in certain cases, and in general support the HR and Laborfunctions throughout the Region. The role will include giving advice wherepossible, directly managing certain HR/Labor disputes, driving variousemployment law-related projects, and managing how HR and Labor obtain externallegal advice. With almost 50,000 employees across Europe, there are a range ofemployment law issues to address.


  • Fully qualified lawyer

  • At least 6 years post qualification experience either at a law firm, or in-house at a company within either the Legal or HR/Labor function

  • Experience of working in an international and multicultural context

  • Fluent in English, Dutch and/or French, both written and spoken

  • Good level of German is an asset

  • Good drafting, negotiation and communication skills

  • Flexible, dynamic, pragmatic, hands-on, easy-going

  • Enthusiastic to be part of the business process

  • Able to work both independently and in a small team

  • Willing to travel regularly

  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite


Category: Legal

Requisition Number: 051816

Location: Brussels,Belgium