BNP Paribas is a leader in banking and financial services in Europe. The Group is present in 75 countries worldwide and employs more than 185,000 employees. BNP Paribas has two complementary core activities, providing strategic strength and assuring the bank financial solidity: Retail Banking & Services and Corporate & Institutional Banking.

In the Netherlands BNP Paribas is one of the largest and leading non-Dutch banks. Thanks to its global network combined with local expertise, the bank unlocks business opportunities across the world for its clients. BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) is situated in Amsterdam and offers corporates and financial institutions financial solutions in the field of financing, risk management and advisory. Corporate & Institutional Banking aims to develop long-term relationships with clients and to accompany them throughout their business and investment strategies.

As the activities within BNP Paribas CIB in the Netherlands have increased, we are currently looking for a

Senior Legal Counsel
Senior Legal Counsel
In your role as legal expert you will be working directly with the CIB Relationship Managers. Apart from advising them in their day-to-day work, you will review, negotiate and draft banking documentation, including loan and security documentation. Also you will be involved in the preparation of legal opinions, studies and reports for other BNP Offices in and outside the Netherlands. The Senior Legal Counsel will be directly reporting to the General Counsel.


  • Dutch Law Degree and approximately 6 to 10 years of experience
  • as a lawyer in private practice, possibly in combination with an in-house position
  • good knowledge of banking & finance law
  • substantial experience with drafting and negotiating banking documentation, knowledge of cash management is a plus
  • good command of the English language, both oral and written
  • hands-on self-starter with an international mindset and focus on quality


  • autonomous and responsible role within a close-knit team
  • financial organization with a growth strategy and a unique international network
  • short lines of communication and regular contact with (internal) clients within the Netherlands and abroad
  • possibility to travel
  • unique location in the heart of Amsterdam

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