Legal Assistant

We are currently recruiting a Legal Assistant (m/f/x). This person will be based in Bussum (the Netherlands) as part of the Central Services team.

The Central Services team is located in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom and consists of approximately 40 specialists who are responsible for the reporting, accounting, legal, tax, ESG, investor relations, HR, IT, marketing and information management functions of the Waterland funds and Waterland group.

What will be your impact?

The Legal Assistant will function in the Legal Department under supervision of the General Counsel/advocaat in dienstbetrekking.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the (Senior) Legal Counsels with advising on and review of a variety of contracts related to fund management;
  • Giving support to the legal fund management and compliance team by
    • updating the legal dashboard with legal titles,
    • collecting data and providing input in the various software tools,
    • giving support where needed in keeping tools and information updated and keeping fund entities in good standing.

The role is highly varied and involves working in a supportive, dynamic team. The projects you could work on offer continuous learning, increase your knowledge of the private equity industry, and support you in growing your future career within Waterland.

Be your true self

We are seeking candidates (m/f/x) who can meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor of Laws (knowledge of Dutch law);
  • This role does not require previous experience, we will provide full training and support;
  • If you do have earlier experience (through an internship or a first experience) we would love to hear about it (e.g. experience with KYC or legal secretary would be an asset)
  • You have a high learning agility and like to work with (legal) software tools;
  • You enjoy the legal content and you are experienced in dynamic multicultural environments;
  • You have demonstrated the ability to work independently and efficiently, as good project and time management is essential in this position;
  • Profound knowledge of Dutch and English. If you have knowledge of any other European language, we would love to hear about it.

Your personality

A down-to-earth and open team player, having good communication and conviction skills, service-oriented, decisive, a creative yet pragmatic attitude, initiative-driven, curious and passionate.

Well-organized, pro-active, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines. Taking ownership for tasks at hand.

What’s in it for you

A full-time employment contract. The role will be based in our Bussum (the Netherlands) office as part of a diverse team, both from a cultural and gender perspective.

We commit ourselves to encouraging true team spirit and creating an inclusive and dynamic working environment in which each team member can pursue the knowledge needed to boost their career.

Work-life integration and hybrid working are important to us.

You want to know more?

Interested candidates are requested to apply online or e-mail their resume to Judy Martins, General Counsel: