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Senior Legal Services Lawyer Corporates

Requisition ID:  4435

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency. 


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines: 


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration 


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you


Would you like to deploy your legal expertise in a young, energetic, fast paced family? Vistra is looking to recruit a Senior Legal Services Lawyer for our Corporate client portfolios.




You will report into the Manager Legal Services and provide a full range of legal advice and services. You coordinate and supervise the daily activities of junior and medior corporate lawyers and act as a resource for colleagues and less experienced team members. 


In your day to day activities you will work with a tight team of Legal working on the same portfolio as you are, along with dedicated financials and relationship managers. You will work together to ensure high client satisfaction, solve complex questions and provide a full range of corporate services. In addition you will be able to spar with experienced legal team members on other portfolio’s and expand your knowledge and grow together.


Key responsibilities


  • Prepare and/or review the resolutions, agreements, poa's and other documents related to legal transactions and coordination with third party service providers;
  • Coordinate, review and prepare the legal documentation for approval and adoption financial statements as well as coordination of assistance of auditor;
  • Identify the compliance risks;
  • Handle daily management of client entities and corporate legal matters under supervision of a manager of Senior Legal Services Lawyer and in accordance with Dutch corporate law and regulations;
  • Client files are being maintained properly, through timely and accurate drafted, reviewed and revised corporate legal documentation;
  • Provide timely and accurate administration and coordination of deadlines of corporate legal matters in cooperation with Senior Legal Services Lawyer, or manager;
  • Identify the legal and fiscal aspects, queries and problems issues of client structures and proposed transactions and consult with the third parties for advise if needed;
  • Proactively identify any potential (Director's) liabilities;
  • Proactive and professional (verbal and written) communication with clients, shareholders, advisors and other relevant parties concerning legal matters;
  • Build and manage professional business relationships with clients;
  • Monitor and coach Junior and Medior Legal Services Lawyers in their day to day job.


Attributes & Skills


  • Structured, detail-oriented person, with a high focus on quality and client satisfaction;
  • Excellent command of the and English language, verbal and written;
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word);
  • Sound knowledge of Book 2 Dutch Civil Code and basic accounting knowledge.


Relevant experience


  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience;
  • Experience in providing Legal support in a Corporate environment;
  • Experience in managing and advising (international) clients.


Education/Professional Qualifications


Master in Law (Dutch Law with emphasis on company law, Notary law or Fiscal law).


What Vistra offers


A challenging position in an ambitious organization where no day is the same. A company with a view to the future which you can grow together with and, above all, put your own stamp on.


In addition, we also offer:

  • Competitive working conditions;
  • A work laptop;
  • 8% holiday allowance & 26 days off per year + 1 flexible public holiday. You also have the option to purchase (max. 5) vacation days;
  • Premium-free pension scheme;
  • Training and courses via our online learning platform Percipio;
  • The possibility to work partially from home and a fee to set up your home workplace.


We value interdepartmental collaboration, try to work as ONE throughout the world and of course get to know each other better outside of work at our DoMiBo’s (Thursday Afternoon Drinks). We look forward to getting to know you better as well!


Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you. 


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!





Amsterdam, NL

Department:  Operations (B203010)

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