(Junior) Legal Counsel

Utrecht, Netherlands Legal

Impact

You advise stakeholders and create the perfect commercial agreement for any situation, safeguarding compliancy and mitigating legal risk.  

The job

As Legal Counsel, we expect you to advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts, including general terms & conditions, purchase agreements, SLAs, NDAs and IT agreements. You draft, review and revise contracts to fit business needs as much as possible, while avoiding unnecessary risks. You are responsible for crafting watertight agreements and keeping our legal templates up to date with changing legislation.


In order to be successful in this role you need to be able to explain legal risks to non-legal stakeholders. You guide them through complex legal matters, translating legal items to practical terms, enabling them to make well informed decisions.


Responsibilities

  • Advise various internal departments (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Finance) in a wide variety of legal topics and matters subject to different jurisdictions
  • Draft, review and revise agreements, mitigating risk and ensuring compliancy
  • Support in drafting and keeping up to date a legal template database
  • Perform in-depth legal research and stay up the date on new legislation that is relevant to the business, following courses where needed.
  • You have 1~2 years of experience gained at a law firm or as in-house legal counsel with a primary focus on commercial contracts, preferably in an international environment
  • You are analytical and accurate, great at identifying risks and challenges in any kind of commercial agreement
  • You are business savvy and you can translate complex legal matters to practical terms
  • You are an enthusiastic team player and comfortable with adapting to dynamically changing circumstances
  • You are an excellent communicator and fluent in English
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Dutch law preferred (experience with US or UK law is a big plus).


We offer

  • A salary matching market standards including secondary benefits and vacation days 
  • A fast-growing organization (double digit growth!) and an international, inclusive company culture
  • An inspiring environment with young, brilliant and creative professionals with which you will have lots of fun at the office 
  • Office in a great location in Utrecht: two minutes from the central train station 
  • Continuous learning and plenty of opportunities for growth within your field of expertise

 

About Us

We are 5CA! For the past 20 years, we've used our expertise to help our clients build their Customer Experience (CX) & Customer Support (CS) strategies. Primarily focused on the video games and consumer electronics industries, we provide omnichannel support using the latest technological innovations to deliver outstanding customer support. We’re headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands, with offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. With a large proportion of our workforce being remote and leveraging best-of-breed SaaS tools, we’re a highly flexible and dynamic company able to help our clients deliver a great customer experience. We all share a thirst for new and exciting technology and gaming as the binding factor.