Legal Counsel

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Summary
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.
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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
Address

Postbus 555
4380 AN Vlissingen

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