Are you looking for a career in a global dynamic industry (on/offshore, logistics, marine, oil/gas, energy)? Look no further! We're a leading provider of specialized services.

Our headquarters are located in Rotterdam area, the Netherlands.

We currently have an opening for an experienced

Legal Counsel NL/International

Head Office – Rotterdam area (NL)

The legal team of the company is responsible for all legal matters of the company globally.

As Legal Counsel, your main responsibilities are to provide legal advice and support to the group of companies in order to protect the company’s business interests, to limit the risks and to ensure compliance with legislation and the Group Legal Framework.

The job responsibilities areAdvise on various legal aspects relevant to the business, including on insurance (related) matters.

  • Draft, review and negotiate international contracts, including possible joint ventures.
  • Initiate and coordinate the renewal of group insurances.
  • Initiate and set-up new corporate structures and new (local) entities, amend existing structures.
  • Assist on the purchase and sale of vessels, vessel ownership and registration.
  • Provide legal support in case of disputes, settlement of claims, litigation and arbitration, monitor the progress of pending disputes, and liaise with (and manage) external lawyers.
  • Provide legal support on contract lifecycle management, initiate and assist on the development of templates and standardization of legal processes and otherwise contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of the Group Legal Framework.
  • Establish clear and effective legal policies and procedures and ensure the application thereof as well as compliance with laws and regulations, including in the areas of compliance and sanctions.


We will be happy with a colleague with the following profile:

  • A Bachelor and Master degree in Law.
  • Ample experience as (in-house) legal counsel in an international setting, preferably in the maritime, logistics and/or oil & gas industry.
  • Knowledge of and experience with international contract law, corporate law, and preferably experience with claims and insurances.
  • Strategic insights, problem solving and analytical thinking.
  • Well-developed communication - and influencing skills.
  • Positive attitude, can-do mentality, hands-on, team player.
  • Flexible and able to multi-task
  • Fluent in English (both written and verbal).



Our client offers a competitive Compensation & Benefit package. We offer you the opportunity to develop yourself in a challenging, dynamic and truly international environment. 


If you are interested and meet the requirements, we very much would like to receive your cv. If you have any questions, please let us know, you are invited to contact Herman Bosma, Legal-Partner.

E:                  T:   +31 (0)6 – 53 729 045

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