Job

Paralegal - Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Executive Assistants, Operations & Office Managers

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Package

  • Contact:

    Joss Search

  • Contact email:

    jacqui@josssearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-15999

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-19

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-06 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

    Jacqui Hauser

Paralegal

Global Private Equity Firm

Amsterdam

 

My client is one of the most successful global Private Equity firms in the world. Their Amsterdam office is currently recruiting for a Paralegal to join their small team which focuses on legal, tax and accounting matters relating to the firm’s complex global private equity transactions. 

The firm has a true global presence. The firm’s European offices are based in London, Berlin, Amsterdam and Luxembourg and the office in Amsterdam is growing, hence their need for a new member of the support team. If you speak and write fluent business English, as well as Dutch, and have worked as a paralegal or similar function with a focus on Dutch corporate law, please read on!   

 

Main Responsibilities:

As a Paralegal, you will support the Amsterdam office’s Corporate Lawyer, and the growing team of 4. Your responsibilities in this role will be mainly related to legal and compliance, as follows:

  • Assisting in setting up investment structures
  • Support with KYC and AML tasks
  • Coordination with 3rd party service providers and internal stakeholders
  • Preparing for Board meetings, and also general shareholder meetings
  • Drawing up legal agreements, including powers of attorney documents
  • General recordkeeping for corporate legal matters

 

The Candidate

You should have:

  • Proven work experience within Dutch corporate law as a paralegal or a comparable legal-support position
  • A law degree or paralegal-type qualification
  • The ability to plan and organise your own workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent English (business level - spoken and written) alongside fluent Dutch language skills

 

What’s on Offer?

  • A competitive base salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday plus national holidays
  • Pension plan
  • Various insurance schemes
  • Collaborative culture and friendly collegiate team
  • Regular liaison with global offices
  • 5-day/40-hour work week

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