Legal Counsel (vacature gesloten) – Amsterdam


Working within a dynamic and fast-growing scale up with a young and dedicated team, making real impact on the biggest issue of our time: climate change. Being a trusted advisor to the business and management together with the senior legal professional.


Our client is an innovative, independent, and fast-growing company, making a real impact on one of the biggest problems of our time: climate change. They deliver clean fuels and related services to the shipping industry and industrial customers globally. The company is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and is a leader in supplying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Bio Methane (LBM) to industrial and maritime clients. These fuels are cleaner alternatives to oil-based products.

To support the fast-paced growth, our client is hiring a second legal professional; an ambitious, all-round Legal Counsel. In the significantly growing organization, there will be ample opportunities for personal growth and expanding the responsibilities of this position.


As Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and support to management and the business. The emphasis is on negotiating and drafting contracts, especially in the areas of energy, shipping and procurement. In addition, you will ensure that other business activities with legal and contractual requirements are complied with in accordance with local and international laws and regulations. You are a trusted advisor, thinking at a strategic level. You report to the Legal Director, with whom you can also interact in the daily course of business.


• Completed a WO master degree in (Dutch) law and preferably in corporate or contract law;
• Around 5/6 years of relevant work experience as a legal professional at a law firm and/or as a legal counsel in a relevant industry;
• Thorough knowledge of and passion for energy law and/or maritime law;
• Experience in the energy, gas or biogas, or shipping industry is a plus;
• An analytically strong, results-oriented, independent and pragmatic attitude;
• Excellent oral and written command of the English language and preferably Dutch.


• Being a trusted advisor and think along on a strategic level within a truly international environment and at the same time make an impact on climate change.
• A position in a young, dynamic organization where you get all the space you need to take on many different tasks, to learn and to grow.
• Location in the heart of Amsterdam. Parttime (32 hours) is possible.


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