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Corporate Lawyer


An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Netherlands office for a Corporate Lawyer to join a Corporate Services team, based in Amsterdam.

As a Corporate Lawyer you will be the first point of contact for all legal issues affecting your client portfolio and your responsibilities will be as diverse as the international clients you will be working with.

Key responsibilities
  • Act as the first point of contact for your client portfolio, other relevant parties and advisors

  • Draft, review and revise all types of agreements and legal documentation required in a client’s
    portfolio while ensuring risk mitigation from a director’s point of view

  • Organise and attend client and board meetings

  • Keep the client company in legal good standing and ensuring that proper legal records are
    maintained and prepared in relation to all client companies and structures

  • Set up and manage corporate and private legal structures and providing legal assistance to
    the business unit director in onboarding new clients

  • Involvement in acquisitions and reorganising client companies and structures

  • Responsible for the co-ordination, follow up and content of board meetings and shareholders

  • Complete periodic reviews

  • Transaction monitoring in accordance with applicable legalisation

  • Legal review of financial statements for client companies

  • Maintain a network of legal and fiscal advisors

Minimum experience / education required
  • A Bachelor, or a Master degree in Dutch law (a focus on contract, company, tax or notarial law is an advantage)

  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in the Dutch Trust Sector or similar corporate management services experience with multiple clients/geographies

  • Knowledge of Dutch laws and regulations pertaining to financial services

  • Structured, accurate, flexible, hands-on and able to deliver your best work when facing a tight deadline

  • Ability to work ad hoc and shift between many different tasks per day if needed

  • You have strong analytical skills, mature judgement and think in solutions

  • Positive personality with a natural drive for results and willing to work in a small business environment
    with potential to grow rapidly

  • You take ownership and possess team spirit and have the capacity to build strong client relationships

  • Good communication skills coupled with the ability to liaise with people internationally and a fluent
    proficiency of the English and basic understanding of the Dutch language (knowledge of a third
    language is considered a plus)

  • Experience with private equity management and funds is an advantage

  • An affinity with the dynamics of emerging markets is an advantage

If you are interested in this role and would like to find out more please email Nancy van den Bogaard 


We aim to view and assess all applications as soon as we can, but please note that we may not be able to get back to you until after the closing date. We do encourage you to apply well in advance to ensure your application is received and we are able to meet with you as soon as possible if you are successful.

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