Legal Counsel

  • Aanbod Good remuneration
  • Functiegroep Legal & Tax
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9700200
  • Locatie Schiphol
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Consumer Goods

Over deze vacature

Great opportunity for a legal generalist with broad experience in commercial contracting who wants to work at a global leader in technology!


Samsung Electronics is looking for a legal generalist who has broad experience in commercial contracting and advisory practice with excellent drafting, negotiation and communication skills to join their Benelux Legal and Compliance team at its Schiphol office. The team, currently consists of four members in total, two of which are located in Belgium and the other two in the Netherlands. The lines in their team are short and you will be reporting directly to the Head of Legal, who is situated at Schiphol as well. Within the team, there is no division of expertise, which means you will be a generalist who will take upon all tasks which come to the team's attention. This will include all legal and compliance matters which relate to the sale and marketing of electronics products within the Netherlands, including B2C en B2B sales and including dominant and non-dominant markets. Key resposibilitues include:

  • Drafting, negotiating and processing contracts with customers and partners of Samsung
  • Advising the business on a wide range of regulatory and compliancy issues
  • Guiding the company in disputes and litigation
  • Having close contact with external legal advisers on a wide range of issues
  • Managing and coordination administrative tasks
  • Giving trainings to the business on key legal/compliance issues that impact the business


Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung Electronics is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, the entire semiconductor industry with its memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. Samsung Electronics is also leading in the development of the Internet of Things through, among others, their Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives.

Since being established in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world's leading technology companies and become recognized as one of the top global brands. Samsungs network now extends across the world and takes greater pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive their growth.


  • A competitive salary and good secondary benefits, like a bonus scheme, discount on Samsung products, health insurance, laptop and mobile phone and 26 holidays
  • Working at a world leader in technology with a no-nonsense and problem solving culture
  • Challenging corporate culture


  • Dutch qualified lawyer with 5-8 years of working experience (including the 3 years as trainee) at a top-tier law firm, preferably combined with in-house experience
  • Extensive experience in contract drafting and commercial law
  • Basic understanding of: consumer protection law, privacy law, competition law, litigation, advertisement law, corporate housekeeping and/or employment law
  • Eager to learn about new legal areas and the ability to quickly master new subjects
  • Ambition to grow within the legal team
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • A real team player with a great sense of humor
  • Self-starting, hands-on and pragmatic way of working, with a solution-focused work ethic
  • Comfortable with working in a fast paced commercial environment and the ability to successfully manage frequent changes in priorities, deadlines and workload
  • Communicative and open to different ideas and experience (adaptive)
  • Excellent table football skills