Legal Counsel – Spanish & English

Ref. Number:
Legal Profession
Contract info:
Language(s) required:

English (Fluent)
Spanish (Fluent)
Depends on experience
Start date:
7 months contract with view to extension
Roxana Hincu
Call: +31 (0)70 3117822


Our international client, one of the world's foremost executive search and leadership advisory consulting firms, is now looking for a Legal Counsel to join their office in Amsterdam.

The firm has 56 offices located in strategic markets in all major cities throughout the world. Members of the Legal Department are located in Amsterdam, Chicago, Shanghai and Dublin. They support all offices worldwide.

The Legal Counsel is responsible for providing contract reviews, advising and collaborating with executives and management, negotiating with businesses and doing research. Data privacy protection is recurrent in daily business.

Job Profile for Legal Counsel
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Draft, review and negotiate various commercial contracts
  • Provide accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (Commercial Contracts, Employment, Privacy, etc.)
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (external counsel, etc.), create relations of trust
  • Practice regular compliance monitoring
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Report to General Counsel EMEA & LATAM

Candidate Profile for Legal Counsel

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English, both written and spoken
  • Qualified lawyer, a Master’s in Law is required
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a legal department in the professional service sector with a business focus
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Sound judgement and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Have an interest and experience in data protection, privacy laws and regulations
  • Professional demeanour and ability to work and communicate at all levels within the organisation
  • Prioritise workload and manage time effectively
  • Team player with the ability to work on their initiative

What Our Client Offers

  • Pension contribution
  • Bonus
  • Health insurance contribution
  • 26 vacation days
  • Laptop
  • Travel expenses (for employees living outside Amsterdam)
  • The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team in a highly international working environment

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