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Senior Legal Services Lawyer Private Equity

Requisition ID:  5100

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

We have an exciting opportunity as a Senior Legal Services Lawyer Private Equity for our international client portfolio. You will support one of the largest and still growing investment firms, active in renewable energy investments. This is a chance to grow together with them and Vistra.

 

Scope

You will report into the Manager Legal Services Private Equity and provide a full range of legal advice and services. You coordinate and supervise the daily activities of junior and medior legal services 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 Legals working on the same portfolio as you are, along with dedicated Financials and Relationship Managers throughout Europe. 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 Legals on other portfolio’s and expand your knowledge and grow together.

 

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!

 

Key responsibilities

You will manage client entities and corporate legal matters in accordance with Dutch corporate law and regulations:

  • Preparation and/or review of resolutions, agreements, poa's and other documents related to legal transactions and coordination with third party service providers;
  • Coordination, review and preparation of legal documentation for approval and adoption financial statements as well as coordination of assistance of auditor;
  • Compliance risks are being identified and shared with Client lifecycle team;
  • Timely and accurate professional 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;
  • Timely and accurate administration and coordination of deadlines of corporate legal matters in cooperation with Senior Legal Services Lawyer, or manager;
  • Legal and fiscal aspects, queries and problems issues of client structures and proposed transactions are being identified and third parties are being consulted for advise if needed;
  • Proactively identifying any potential (Director's) liabilities;
  • Proactive and professional (verbal and written) communication with clients, shareholders, advisors and other relevant parties concerning legal matters;
  • Professional business relationships with clients are built and managed;
  • Monitoring and coaching Junior and Medior Legal Services Lawyers in their day to day jobs and supporting them in more complex requests.

 

Attributes & Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills;
  • You are pro-active, team player, focused on quality, persuasive, able to set priorities, work with deadlines and you are flexible;
  • Experience in supporting international clients and global collaboration;
  • Sound knowledge of accounting standards and legislation (Book 2, Title 9).

 

Relevant experience

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an organization active in notary, corporate or financial law, fund administration, private equity or corporate services;

 

Education/Professional Qualifications

Master’s degree 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!

LET’S GROW TOGETHER.

Location: 

Amsterdam, NL

Department:  Operations (B203010)


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