Lineas is the largest private rail freight operator in Europe offering premium rail products and total door-to-door logistics solutions. Our mission is to offer such superior rail products and services that customers shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. This allows them to improve their supply chain while decreasing their impact on mobility, climate and air pollution.

Legal Counsel - Kader A/B

Are you our new Legal Counsel

At Lineas you can:

  • Work in an open and flexible environment where you can be yourself
  • Do things and put your ideas forward
  • Contribute to a better environment

Who are we? We are Lineas, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe. We convince companies to shift the transport of their goods from road to rail. Because that's much better for the climate and mobility. We make this Modal Shift a reality with the best train products and innovative services.

We, the FREIGHT FORCE, dedicate ourselves day after day to the freight transport of our customers. And to really make a difference!

Who are we looking for? You assist the business in reaching its objectives and in such process ensure compliance with applicable laws and (internal) regulations to minimize legal risks and maximize legal protection

What are your duties?


You will assist the respective senior legal counsel in the handling of commercial and operational legal matters, including:

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts in close cooperation with the business.
  • Providing solution oriented legal advice on all matters in scope to enable proper monitoring, management and mitigation of the legal risks
  • Identifying, defining and developing standards in documentation and work flows to enable efficiency in the way of working of/with the legal function.
  • Assisting in the settlement of disputes and where needed initiating and following up on litigation files.
  • Providing relevant legal training to the business.
  • Developing legal expertise in specific domains relevant to the business.

In this role you will act as a true business partner and you will have the opportunity to interact with people at all levels of the organization as well as with other members of the legal team and external contacts.

You will report to the General Counsel


What is your profile?

  • Master degree in Law
  • 2 - 5 years of experience as an in-house lawyer in an international environment or as lawyer in one of the leading law firms in Belgium
  • Excellent contract reviewing and drafting skills
  • Strong communication skills (able to translate complex legal matters into comprehensible language within a business community)
  • Pro-active and solution oriented
  • Integer
  • You value diversity
  • Additional experience in other field of law (competition, finance and/or corporate) or a strong interest in Legal Tech is considered a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch, French, English ( spoken and written).

Lineas stands for diversity. We believe that skills and talent are unrelated to gender, ethnicity, age, social background, sexual orientation, philosophical or religious beliefs, ...

What do we have to offer you? With us you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a fast growing and international company.

  • You will be part of a team of passionate colleagues who will make the Modal Shift a reality.
  • You will receive an attractive salary with attractive fringe benefits.
  • We give you a personal training and all the coaching you need to get started.
  • Afterwards, you will be given every opportunity to further develop your talents.
  • You are allowed to work autonomously and independent of time - even from home or on location when it suits you best.
  • You will end up in a young and energetic company. Things are moving fast here and a lot is always changing. That opens up permanent perspectives for your career.

Your application will be evaluated by the HR department of Lineas itself. For any additional feedback regarding your application, we kindly refer you to the Lineas HR department.


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