Consultant Henjo van Niekerk
Datum 19 september 2018 2018-09-192018-11-02 property-and-housing Zuidplein 28 1077 XV Amsterdam Robert Walters The Netherlands
We have been engaged by the worlds premier commercial real-estate developer who specialises in owning, developing and managing premier retail assets (shopping centres and airports) in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the Unites States with a Group portfolio valued at €62 billion as of 31 December 2017.
The legal department at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield in the Netherlands currently consists of a head of legal, a legal counsel and two junior legal counsels. They are looking for a proactive and results-driven legal counsel to expand their legal team in the Netherlands.
Your role :
As legal counsel you will be responsible for all legal aspects of the commercial real estate portfolio, including investment and divestment, leasing, project development and disputes, with an emphasis on lease law. You have excellent knowledge of commercial law and experience in real estate and lease law.
You will work closely with general management, heads of departments and support staff. As legal counsel you will be responsible for drafting and reviewing various legal documents. Your duties will also include handling and managing claims and disputes, giving day-to-day support to the various departments and managing external lawyers.
Your profile :
They are looking for a legal counsel who can contribute to the business ambition of their company. You are business-oriented, proactive, result-driven and entrepreneurial and you are able to draft concise legal analyses. Naturally, you are able to anticipate possible risks and long-term consequences.
Further requirements :
- Masters degree/Doctorate in Dutch Law
- At least 5 years’ experience in the above-mentioned areas
- Experienced in drafting commercial contracts
- Knowledge of real estate and lease law
- Multi-tasking capabilities
- Pragmatic, communicative, steadfast, act with integrity
- International ‘outlook’
- Fluent in Dutch and English
- Team player, service provider mentality
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield the Netherlands is based in the World Trade Centre at Schiphol.
The opportunity provides a unique opportunity to take a step into the world of first class professional commercial real – estate.
Would you like to know more about the role of Legal Counsel to be based in the Amsterdam area? Contact the legal recruitment consultant team of Robert Walters today!