Legal Counsel

Damen Shipyards Group

Gorinchem, Netherlands

THE ROLE

Do you have a master degree in law, experience in contract law and are you internationally oriented? This could be the next step you are looking for!

Advices Damen companies and divisions on various aspects and areas of law and is in particular involved in contract negotiations with customers and suppliers all over the world as a commercial contracts lawyer. Is part of the multi-lingual international Damen legal team and reports to the Chief Counsel.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide legal advise to the business in all areas, including company law and company position and other corporate issues;
  • Supports the sales and division team during tender procedures and negotiations with drafting contracts and aligning or revision of appendices of the commercial contract and ensures consistency with the terms and conditions of the subcontracts;
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and applicable 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;
  • Review and reporting of major contracts and other documents;
  • 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.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Master of laws degree, preferably contract law;
  • Experience as in-company Legal Counsel;
  • Experience in international (shipbuilding) business or manufacturing/construction business;
  • Experience with claims & litigation (contract law);
  • Experience with (public) tender procedures;
  • In-depth knowledge & experience of contract law;
  • Accurate and quality-oriented;
  • Strong (intercultural) communication and negotiation skills;
  • Both team player and independent worker;
  • Excellent command of the English language;
  • Ability to frequently travel long distances and work abroad also for longer periods all over the world.

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