Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm for finance and accounting professionals. In addition, Robert Half is the parent company of Protiviti®, a leading independent internal audit, business, technology and risk consulting firm. In the Netherlands, Robert Half and Protiviti have locations in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. To date, all Dutch legal affairs are handled by the Benelux and French legal department in Belgium. Recently Robert Half has decided to create a new legal position in the Netherlands. Therefore we are seeking to recruit a
Legal Counsel
challenging position in a dynamic commercial environment
You are part of the Benelux and French legal team, act as first point of contact for Robert Half Netherlands BV, Robert Half International BV and Protiviti BV and as second point of contact for Robert Half Belgium BV. Your main focus is on analyzing and drafting commercial contracts, when needed you will also participate in contract negotiations. You keep related policies and templates up to date and inform your colleagues on changes by newsletters and providing training. This also includes matters of employment law. Furthermore, you represent the legal department in cross-functional projects and liase with external lawyers on specific issues when necessary.

Profiel

  • Master’s degree in Dutch Law and around 4-7 years PQE
  • gained as a lawyer or in-house counsel
  • knowledge of commercial law, sound drafting and negotiating skills
  • affinity with/knowledge of employment law
  • problem solver with attention to detail and a strongly developed business sense
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, fluent in Dutch and English

Propositie

  • acting as business partner to mainly the Dutch and partly the Belgian organization
  • being part of the Benelux and French legal team reporting to the Senior Legal Manager Benelux and France in Belgium
  • flexibility to work from both locations in the Netherlands, occasional travel to Belgium