Senior Legal Counsel Senior Legal Counsel …

Selby Jennings
in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Selby Jennings
in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
A global proprietary trading firm with a focus on algorithmic and high-frequency trading strategies, is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to serve the legal needs of their Dutch and European branches. You will work actively with business units across the firm to advise on a broad range of legal issues, focusing on in-region legal matters. It is an extremely business critical role as you will be the face of all legal obligations for the entity across the Netherlands.

A global proprietary trading firm with a focus on algorithmic and high-frequency trading strategies, is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to serve the legal needs of their Dutch and European branches. You will work actively with business units across the firm to advise on a broad range of legal issues, focusing on in-region legal matters. It is an extremely business critical role as you will be the face of all legal obligations for the entity across the Netherlands.

Key Responsibilities:

* Serve as legal advisor on a wide variety of business initiatives and transactions with a focus on the Dutch and European region

* Review and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including technology contracts, commercial contracts, leases, trading-related agreements, and other vendor agreements

* Advise on employment related matters, including recruitment, performance management, terminations, restrictive covenants and data privacy, with a focus on Dutch and European law

* Manage outside counsel on various matters

* Participate in the development and implementation of corporate policies, procedures, and programs

* Assist in managing the corporate governance of our UK, European, and Israeli legal entities, including intercompany agreements

* Stay apprised of and advise the management team and global legal team on changes in in-region laws, rules and regulations affecting the firm

Profile:

* Qualified Dutch lawyer

* At least 5 years of legal experience post qualification

* Experience practicing in Europe is a strong advantage

* Fluency in a European language is a strong advantage

* Experience in Dutch or European employment law highly desired

* Working understanding and background in Dutch law

* Eagerness to contribute as an active and vital member of a dynamic global team

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

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