Legal Counsel

Netherlands Permanent

Updated 18/10/2021

  • Stand-alone legal position with focus on IT/IP
  • Excellent growth opportunities and great exposure to business

About Our Client

The client has headquarters in the Netherlands yet global reach and is a global provider of software modelling solutions.

Job Description

Stand-alone position whereby you are primarily responsible for all legal matters, such as yet not limited to:

- reviewing/drafting and when needed, negotiating all types of commercial agreements related to IT/IP/GDPR;

- providing the business with solid legal advice on a day-to-day basis/when requested;

- set-up and maintenance of the legal good standing of the legal department: responsible for the roll-out of legal templates, up-to-date with relevant laws and regulations, sharing legal knowledge within the organisation;

- ensuring exposure of the legal department both internally (towards the business) and externally (business partners, clients), and maintaining good relationships with all;

- managing external advisers;

- ability to take primary responsibility for legal projects (internally).

The Successful Applicant

- A Master degree in Dutch Laws;

- Between 4-8 years of work experience, gained as an attorney-at-law at a law firm and/or as inhouse legal counsel with excellent drafting and negotiation skills;

- Proven legal experience in the field of IT/IP, knowledge of GDPR and/or Wft is considered a big plus (at least you should be willing to gain this knowledge!);

- You have a business-approach, which means that you like to align legal rules with business purpose;

- You like responsibility and are able to prioritise tasks that need to be done;

- Excellent written and spoken command of both English and Dutch (please note that non-Dutch speakers shall not be taken into account for this role!);

- The willingness to learn!

What's on Offer

Competitive salary package, and the opportunity to work within a young, dynamic organisation with a start-up culture and a lot of flexibility and growth opportunities.

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