Large investment company with investments in real estate and industry|Broad legal position
About Our Client
The Client is an investment company with offices on a nice location in Amsterdam, and abroad. The investment activities of the Client are, amongst others, industry and real estate. As the Legal Counsel will be asked to provide services to several companies throughout the group, occasional international travel might be required.
The Legal Counsel would be reporting into the Director of the Board of the Client, with a dotted line to the International General Counsel.
The Client has a small team here in the Netherlands, yet belongs to a big family-owned investment company abroad. Solely the assets of the family are used when investing.
As the sole Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for providing legal support in the broadest sense to the Client, as needed by the business. Your key responsibilities are, yet not limited to: providing legal advise, supporting with the investment activities of several group companies, for the maintenance and development of the already existing corporate governance and compliance processes, working with colleagues cross-border, relationship management with several stakeholders and (external) advisers.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate is someone, who:
holds a Masters'degree in law, obtained from Dutch university;
has +4 years of work experience, gained at a law firm, in a fund management environment, at a trust office;
has knowledge of financial law and related regulatory frameworks (considered an advantage);
is able to work with colleagues cross-border, and has excellent relationship management skills;
is fluent in English, both spoken and written and in Dutch (considered an advantage).Moreover, the successful candidate:
is pro-active and solution-oriented;
works accurate and diligent;
is well organized, has a structured way of working;
has a collaborative, can-do attitude;
has developed excellent organisational sensitivity skills
likes to work in an international environment
What's on Offer
Excellent primary and secondary benefits, nice and open culture to work, office based on the Zuid-As