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

    Legal Secretary

    We are looking for a bright and talented Legal Secretary to help JetBrains navigate the high seas of legal compliance. You will be supporting a crew of experienced lawyers addressing the legal needs of a dynamic, growing, and truly international IT company. Along with the requisite background and skills, we’re looking to welcome aboard a self-starter with attention to details and can-do attitude.


    • Provide general support to the legal team.
    • Learn and administer the company-specific document management system (DMS), upload the legal team’s electronic documents (in English and Dutch) into the DMS, determine their type, and assign the correct metadata to them.
    • Take part in the maintenance and management of a portfolio of Dutch companies and support their operations (corporate housekeeping).
    • Support the legal team through administrative tasks and practical support, such as arranging for the signing of documents, scanning and saving legal documents in the DMS or filing in paper format, and processing incoming invoices from external consultants.
    • Schedule meetings and take minutes during board and shareholder meetings, draft standard cover letters and other template documents for Dutch companies.
    • Liaise with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, the Municipality, the Dutch Central Bank, the Dutch tax authorities, banks, local law firms, notaries, and accounting and audit firms.
    • Occasionally perform a basic translation of documents from Dutch to English and vice versa.


    • Fluent Dutch and English, Russian is an asset.
    • The skills, familiarity, and efficiencies that come with 2+ years of relevant experience, ideally in a multinational corporation or reputable international law firm.
    • Quick reflexes when dealing with multiple tasks.
    • Attention to detail, efficiency, commitment, diligence, and proactiveness.
    • A willingness to learn and assist colleagues.
    • Transparency, openness, and integrity with your team and the business.

    • Fascinating work in a dynamic, friendly team.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Flexible working schedule.
    • 25 days of paid vacation per year.
    • A comfortable working environment with ergonomic workplaces, fitness and leisure facilities.
    • Excellent professional and personal development opportunities and the possibility to travel to professional conferences worldwide.
    • Additional benefits including lunch, commute, insurance, and language course reimbursement, free refreshments and snacks in the office, and more.
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