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Senior Legal Counsel Corporate and Compliance

Our client just openend their new Headquarters in Amsterdam. To bring the company forwards, we are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel Corporate and Compliance. The Sole legal professional will need the ability to analyse complex compliance and corprate legal matters with multiple stakeholders.

Our client is a new Holding Company with their Headquarters in Amsterdam.

You will work closely together with the CEO and CFO.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

The main responsibilities and duties of the position of Senior Legal Counsel Corporate and Compliance are as follows:
  • Monitoring and management of legal risks:
    • Provide accurate and timely counsel to management board and executives on agreements, contracts and other legal documents on corporate law and corporate housekeeping.
    • Provide legal support to the Board of Directors and its committees on a broad range of corporate and operational matters, including corporate structuring, financing, tax planning, and executive compensation.
    • Review draft contracts, agreements and internal policies to ensure compliance with all statutory and legal requirements;
    • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure where legal risks have been identified within the group, appropriate courses of action have been taken from a Dutch legal context.
  • Policy development:
    • Advise the CEO on legal implications with respect to development of corporate governance policies, including a Code of Conduct, and internal ethics and conflict of interest policies;
    • Review and advise management on legal implications of alignment of internal policies and procedures.
  • Compliance:
    • Fulfil the monitoring role of compliance officer;
    • Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required in the Netherlands is provided accordingly;
    • Continuously monitor compliance with Dutch statutory obligations and advise the Management Board accordingly;

Profile Senior Legal Counsel Corporate and Compliance

The ideal candidate has at least 6 years of proven experience as a Legal Counsel in a corporate business environment and excellent knowledge and understanding of Dutch corporate law and procedures. Knowledge of and experience with international commercial law and compliance and some experience with intellectual property rights and anti-trust law is considered an important advantage.

The candidate has full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation and a high degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility. Furthermore, the candidate is able to provide independent advice to senior level management on corporate legal and compliance matters.

The candidate can work both independently and as part of a team. The candidate has attention to detail, outstanding managerial and excellent proven communication skills, both in writing and verbally.

The candidate excellently commands the English and Dutch language (both spoken and written).

To have a good command of the French and German language, both spoken and written, is an important advantage.

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and you want to know more about this challenging position? Contact us now or apply directly.


  • Bedrijf
    Robert Walters
  • Locatie
    Amsterdam, NH 1077XV
  • Salaris
    6,200.00 - 8,200.00 € /maand
  • Status
    Fulltime Vast dienstverband
  • Categorie
  • Relevante werkervaring
    Minimaal 7 jaar
  • Opleidingsniveau
  • Carrière Niveau
    Midcareer (ervaren)
  • Contact
    Joyce Toeset
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