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Legal Counsel – English

By June 27, 2022 No Comments


Legal Profession

Netherlands: The Hague
Depends on experience
English (Fluent)
Hiring type:
Company hire
1 year with view to extension
Start date:
Job ref.:
Silviya Hristova
+31 (0)70 311 7822


Our client, a highly respected and extremely prestigious world leader in integrated energy and chemicals, is looking for Legal Counsel to join their dynamic, multicultural and multilingual organisation in The Hague.

The successful candidate will be a certified attorney with experience primarily in compliance and corporate law. Additionally, he/she is expected to assist in the roll-out of the Ethics and Compliance Frameworks for the client.

Job Profile for Legal Counsel
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Design and implement Company’s Compliance and Ethics program; associated controls, systems and the framework for independent monitoring of execution of the program
  • Draft and deliver engaging and effective compliance training, presentations on all Compliance-related topics
  • Help to manage internal whistleblower hotline and other reporting channels and related investigations
  • Liaise with other functions such as Finance and Internal Audit to conduct Compliance and Ethics risk assessments
  • Identify and analyse the legal issues based on the available information. Apply the relevant facts to the laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures. Develop solutions and draft legal opinions. Then advise the Chief Counsel, management and corporate clients accordingly
  • Provide legal support to the company and international offices
  • Work with cross-disciplinary teams – including Finance, HR, Contracting, Engineering and others – towards implementing common objectives
  • Maintain confidentiality, exercise sound judgement and maintain professional behaviour at all times
  • Communicate well within and across teams to break down barriers, achieve team goals and lead tasks when necessary
  • Work collaboratively with all team members to integrate individual perspectives. Provide encouragement and acknowledgement of others’ contributions and inputs


Candidate Profile for Legal Counsel


  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Another language is an advantage
  • Law degree from a recognised, accredited institution and qualified to practice law in the US, Canada, the UK or the Netherlands
  • Minimum of 4+ years of professional experience in private practice (at least 2 years) and as an in-house attorney (preferably in a multinational or oil and gas company)
  • Advanced qualification(s) or other work experience may be considered to contribute as work experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and is comfortable working in a team setting

 What Our Client Offers

  • Opportunity to work in the number one oil company in the world
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Travel costs reimbursement
  • Competitive salary
  • 13th-month salary
  • Opportunity to build a long-term and stable career

Already imagine yourself in this position? To make the first step, click Apply or email us your CV at cv@bluelynx.com


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