Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 19,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Legal Counsel - Company Secretary

    Are you an energetic, highly accurate person with a hands-on and pragmatic mentality? Do you have a commercial mindset and are you in possession of a Master of Law? Join our growing legal team!

    Our story

    With over 98 million active users across 25 countries, here at Just Eat we're a global food tech company, connecting our customers from Amsterdam to Auckland with the food they love.
    As a growing business, we're searching for opportunities to perfect our processes and implement methodologies that help our teams to thrive locally and globally. That's where you come in.

    All about the role

    Your main responsibility is to support the company secretarial team of Just Eat N.V. in their work at an international level. The team currently consists of 3 people, being the Company Secretary, deputy Company Secretary and paralegal.

    The Legal Counsel will be involved in corporate governance and regulatory matters for our three listings (US, UK and The Netherlands), support global share plans and legal entity management covering currently more than 100 entities world wide, which includes intra group transfers. This role will draft and review legal documents and manage legal entity data.

    This role will also support the deputy Company Secretary with the shareholder meeting(s) and with the meetings for the Supervisory Board.

    In this role, you will also have the opportunity to:

    • Handling of various Corporate Governance matters relating to our three listings;
    • Handling of various multi-jurisdictional corporate matters, such as the incorporation and liquidation of entities and branches worldwide and filing of annual accounts;
    • Handling of various actions to be able to settle the employee share plans;
    • Various interactions with international stakeholders;
    • Drafting governance chapters in our Annual Report;
    • Supporting in share capital maintenance;
    • Supporting the deputy Company Secretary in the preparation of meetings of Supervisory Board and of the General Meetings;
    • Processing, facilitating the execution (coordinating signature process), and taking care of the filing process of corporate documents, including drafting explanatory memos/emails for documents to be signed in the Netherlands and abroad; and
    • Keeping corporate records and legal entities database up to date.

    Can you deliver…

    Here are the skills and experience we need from you:

    • Master in the legal field
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills along with the ability to use discretion and good judgement. Ability to manage multiple competing constituents, resources and timelines.
    • Excellent computer skills (G Suite, MS Office and preferably legal entity database, board meeting portal)
    • Ability to explain non-complex legal requirements
    • Fluency in Dutch and English

    Here is our offer

    Here at Just Eat, we offer our colleagues the chance to develop and grow alongside top talent in one of the world's leading food delivery companies. By providing a creative, dynamic and innovative environment, we empower our people and give them the ingredients for success.

    Ready to join us as a Legal Counsel? Click Apply Now and send us your CV and a motivational letter!

    Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.

    No matter who you are, what you look like, who you love, or where you are from, you can find your place at Just Eat We're committed to creating an inclusive culture, encouraging diversity of people and thinking, in which all employees feel they truly belong and can bring their most colourful selves to work every day.

    More about us

    Want to know more about our company vision, culture or career growth opportunities? Have a look on our careers site.

    Open Positions from Just Eat
    Related positions