Legal Counsel

Job description

Ensure legal conformity and provide legal advice and support on all legal aspects of the business. Ensures consistent legal advice, support and coordination of national & international proposals and contracts. Provides support to contract manager(s).

Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Draft, review and negotiate a full range of contracts, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Supports (sales, procurement e.g.) team(s) during negotiations with drafting / reviewing contracts and aligning or revision of appendixes of the main contract and ensures consistency with the terms and conditions.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies as all applicable (int.) laws and regulations.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal and external policies and procedures.
  • Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers and / or legal advisors and assists in court trials.
  • Supports the further professionalizing of company's contract management through the whole contract life cycle.
  • Monitors contracts or any other documentation where the company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management?s attention.
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
  • Negotiate, review and/or draft documentation for (general) business transactions and prepare and advise the management.
  • Ensure all HSEQ policies and procedures are in place, understood, owned, maintained and followed to ensure that a safe and healthy work environment.

Your Profile
  • Master degree in Dutch law.
  • Experience in preferable international shipbuilding business or manufacturing / construction business.
  • In-depth knowledge & experience of general in-company legal counsel practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of (inter)national contract law.
  • Good command of Dutch (mother tongue) and English language (written and verbal).
  • Willingness to frequently travel long distances.

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Company description

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) is specialised in the design and construction of naval and complex commercial vessels, making optimal use of its know-how and experience from both the military and commercial sectors.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #178488
Date Updated Wednesday 6 February 2019
Location Vlissingen
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Operational
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
ContactMr. Rob Mulder
Telephone +31 (0) 118 48 27 52
Fax +31 (0)118 485 050

Postbus 555
4380 AN Vlissingen

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