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Legal Counsel, Rotterdam, Nederland

Vacancy Legal Counsel who is equipped for impact

Are you the Legal Counsel who is Equipped for Impact?


Do you, as Legal Counsel, want to be part of a worldwide-operating team of innovators? Do you want to contribute to the energy transition? Then this might be your next job!


For Huisman Equipment (based in Schiedam) we are looking for a Legal Counsel with strong analytic and communicative skills.

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest construction equipment. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. In these times of transition, our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities make us equipped for impact.

“We are a team of smart people who want to make a positive impact on the world.”

Charlotte Roodenburg, Manager New Build Sales

About the position of Legal Counsel

A challenging position in which you can stretch your horizon within a vibrant and international operating organisation, with opportunities for personal development and growth. You will become part of a dynamic and professional organisation where innovation, quality, flexibility and creativity are essential to meet their company goals.

As Legal Counsel, you provide advice in line with relevant legislation, legal policies and procedures of the organisation and, if necessary, in co-operation with external parties to minimise legal risks and support the execution of different working processes. You will work with colleagues from various departments such as sales, finance, project management, service and supply chain.

What do we expect of you?

As Legal Counsel within Huisman you will be:

    • Drafting, negotiating and finalizing commercial contracts;
    • Making sure that the internal legal information is kept up to date and available for the legal databases (e.g. corporate data, contracts, agreements etc.);
    • Analyses and contributes to the translation of relevant legislation into legal guidelines, procedures, codes, contracts and models, support in implementation;
    • Supporting the conception of letters, notes and decisions from a legal perspective within the legal policies and procedures; 
    • Contribute to the effective execution of legal issues, claims/disputes and litigation in favour of the organisation. 

Wondering if you are equipped for impact? You are/have:

  • A Masters Law degree, preferably in international, commercial law;
  • Several years of professional experience as a Company Lawyer, Legal Counsel or in the legal profession;
  • Legal and drafting skills (preferably with English commercial law);
  • Able to adapt quickly to new requirements and know how to prioritise;
  • Result and client-orientated;
  • Affinity with renewables, maritime or technical industry
  • The flexibility to travel internationally;
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Managerial experience; 

Some practical things we need you to have

  • An EU passport / valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • A practical disposition and a good command of the English language verbally and in writing.


More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirt, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? What to think of the New York Wheel Rigid Spokes and automated drilling rigs? So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

  • An inspiring atmosphere;
  • A multicultural work environment;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your background and experience;
  • Personal development and education opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • Opportunity to travel internationally to projects/sites.

Does this sound like you?

Apply for the position of Legal Counsel via hbosma@legal-partner.nl . We are curious to learn what kind of impact you will make!

Or you can call Herman Bosma at +31 (0) 6 – 53 729 045. He would like to tell you more about the proposition!



Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies. 

  • Full-time
  • Professionals
  • Rotterdam, NL
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Bealien Schot
"I am always on the lookout for talents who want to contribute to the development of our step changing technical solutions and who want to make an impact. So, are you equipped for impact and interested in working at Huisman? Please contact me!"

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