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Legal Counsel

Apply REF: CIB NL 220
The position
You will be based in Amsterdam and will be working directly with Corporate and Investment Bankers in providing them legal advice on transactions with clients. In addition you will support other BNP Paribas group entities from outside the Netherlands with legal queries that might arise.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice, in particular with regards to bilateral and syndicated loan documentation (LMA), security and other ad-hoc documentation
  • Negotiating, reviewing and writing banking law related documents, loan contracts and security documentation, templates, tender documents and other legal documents as required by the various business lines
  • Rendering effective legal advice and assistance in the preparation of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence as required from time to time by offices in- and outside The Netherlands.


  • Master’s degree in Dutch law
  • Additional education in Banking Law such as an LLM would be considered a plus
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar role within a financial institution or law firm
  • Good knowledge of LMA standard documentation
  • Ability to analyse legal issues quickly and to provide comprehensive and pragmatic solutions
  • Ability to draft and edit a variety of documents in Dutch and English in a clear and concise manner
  • Competencies: analytical, client focused, excellent communication skills, pro-active and independent worker
  • Languages: fluency in Dutch and English.
Primary Location: NL-NH-AmsterdamJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: LEGAL AND TAXSchedule: Full-time