Legal Counsel

stow is one of the leading suppliers of storage solutions. Our core activity is the development, manufacturing and installation of top-quality racking systems for the storage of palletised or small goods and longer items, as well as mezzanine structures.


, Belgium

Job Description

The Legal Counsel is a member of the Legal & Compliance Department at Stow’s headquarters (Spiere-Helkijn). The Legal Counsel shall assist the Group Legal Counsel & Compliance Officer by providing legal support to all business lines, group services and companies of the Stow Group in accomplishing their strategies and objectives. Although the scope of work is broad and diverse, the primary focus will be on assisting in setting up a compliance framework and program and providing legal advice in the field of commercial and contract law.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Providing accurate legal advice and practical solutions based on legal risk assessment to the business in order to ensure legal compliance in a variety of legal areas (corporate law, commercial law, contract law, intellectual property law, etc.).
  • Assisting in setting up, rolling out and maintaining a robust compliance framework and program for the Stow Group (GDPR, data protection, anti-bribery, Code of Conduct, etc.) and contributing in the implementation of group policies, procedures, guidelines to reduce the legal risk of the Stow Group entities.
  • Cooperating in the day-to day activities of the Legal and Compliance Department and functioning as a business partner for internal customers of different departments within the group (marketing, sales, procurement, engineering, supply chain, tax, F&A, IT, etc.).
  • Drafting and reviewing agreements to be entered into by the Stow Group entities (commercial agreements, letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, purchase and sales agreements, etc.).
  • Assisting in corporate housekeeping activities.
  • Actively follow-up of changes in legislation or new legislation, which can have an impact on the business and translate such legislation to the business
  • Contributing to the standardization of the legal documentation (agreements, general terms and conditions, checklists, etc.).
  • Developing the “legal reflex” of the business, by setting up amongst others legal training, providing legal tools (such as, legal checklists, contract templates, etc. ) in order to help the business partners to work autonomously.
  • Handling and following-up litigations and court cases.
  • Explore digitalization options for the Group Legal and Compliance Department.


  • J.D. qualified to practice law
  • 5+ years’ legal work experience
  • Admission to any United States State Bar

Additional information

We offer you an attractive competitive salary package, the opportunity to work in an innovative and fast-growing company where professional development and responsibility are stimulated. After a thorough internal training you will have the opportunity to independently support total projects.