Employment type

Legal Counsel

We might make the best city bikes in the world, but it's our people who really give us an edge over the competition. We're looking for a Legal Counsel with in-house experience to join our Legal team in Amsterdam. You'll be a strategic partner to our business and support our global expansion across the company.

Reporting to our Head of Legal, you’ll work as a team to support a wide range of legal matters with a focus on corporate law, financing, and governance.

What you'll do

  • Be the first point of contact for the business, management team, shareholders, and advisors with respect to all sorts of legal issues, most importantly those relating to corporate law.
  • Advise on a variety of other legal matters, such as general contract law and customer law.
  • Take on organisation-wide legal projects that cross geographical boundaries, including restructuring and legal entity management.
  • Draft and review contracts on several different subjects.
  • Prepare memoranda and overviews for internal decision making.
  • Keep up with market developments and proactively advise management.
  • Advise on the financing structure and governance of VanMoof in light of our worldwide expansion.

What you'll bring

  • At least five years of relevant work experience.
  • You have worked as an attorney/candidate civil law notary, with at least two years experience as an in-house legal counsel.
  • You have a degree in Dutch Law.
  • You have a thorough working knowledge of Corporate governance and Dutch Company Law.
  • You have a good working knowledge of general contract law and customer law.
  • You can translate legal concepts into business solutions.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and in a project-based environment.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch, both written and spoken.

What you'll get

  • 26 paid holidays for you to unwind
  • Your very own VanMoof bike (lend-lease)
  • Laptop, screens, and software tools
  • Insider experience in a rapidly-growing international company
  • Healthy lunch provided when in the office
  • Special snacks, tasty coffee (and lots of tea) when in the office
  • Weekly Bootcamp, Weekly Yoga + Onefit discount
  • Discount on Dutch Health Insurance

About us

We’re obsessed with cities. So are our bikes. Truly city-proof, they shrink long commutes, scare off bike thieves, and amplify your pedal power.

We made it our mission to get the next billion on bikes. Join us on this journey.

Job descriptions are difficult to interpret. We understand you might not tick all the above boxes. The truth is, we don't either. If you feel excitement about our upcoming challenges, we encourage you to apply now!

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Our perks

An international team, with colleagues from all over the world

Friday drinks, special parties, BBQ’s and many other shenanigans

Fresh, healthy lunch prepared every day. Snacks, coffee, and tea.

Discount on your health insurance

Commute compensation, if the distance is too far to bike

Weekly bootcamp fitness sessions and morning yoga classes

VanMoof Talks – learn from inspiring industry speakers

We’re a Dog friendly office

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