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Legal Counsel – international setting

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The Legal Counsel will provide all-round legal support, predominantly in the areas of commercial law, corporate law and compliance related matters, to support Mammoet’s business in the Europe/Russia/North-West Africa region (EU/R).

The job:

  • negotiating and drafting international commercial contracts (e.g. sales, procurement, cooperation and agency agreements with counterparties in different jurisdictions, including intercompany transactions);
  • handling claims and (threatening) litigation, bearing in mind business needs, financial consequences and the reputation of Mammoet;
  • handling corporate matters (including transactional related work);
  • handling compliance related matters, including screening and third party due diligence;
  • instruct/manage external counsel in different jurisdictions;
  • actively participating in multi-disciplinary projects;
  • monitoring and ensuring implementation of any legislative developments relevant to Mammoet’s business;
  • ensuring continuous alignment with the Mammoet (legal) policies.

As Legal Counsel you will be part of the EU/R legal team that currently consists of two legal counsels based in Russia and two legal counsels based in Schiedam. The team is supported by law students and/or interns from time to time.

Required education & experience:

  • you are a European qualified lawyer (Master degree) with at least 6-8 years relevant working experience gained as in-house legal counsel and/or in private practice in an international setting;
  • experience as an in-house legal counsel in an international construction or energy company or related industries would be a strong asset;
  • you have proven experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating (international) commercial contracts on the one hand and corporate matters (including transactional related work) on the other hand;
  • you have a strong business acumen, a robust yet flexible personality, good communication skills (oral and written) and are able to operate in a multi-cultural and multi-jurisdictional environment;
  • you can provide pragmatic and effective legal support;
  • you are hands-on and have gained project management skills;
  • you are well organized, proactive and have eye for detail;
  • you have a proven track-record in working in a fast-paced environment on various projects simultaneously;
  • you are proficient in both Dutch and English.

The offer:

Client offers a fulltime job in an internationally orientated company in Schiedam. An interesting, independent position with a good perspective. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, they also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions (bonus).

This position is located in Mamoet EU/R’s head office Schiedam, with the option to work flexibly and from home. The Legal Counsel will report to the Manager Legal EU/R in Schiedam.


T&P Legal supports Mammoet Europe in the recruitment and selection of the Legal Counsel. If you are interested, we would like to receive your CV and a motivation letter: w.gentenaar@tplegal.nl

You can of course also call Willem Gentenaar if you want more information: 06 12 97 68 93.

Strict confidentiality of your response is of course guaranteed.




Willem Gentenaar
Adviseur / Partner
0612976893 w.gentenaar@tplegal.nl

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