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Legal Officer

Apply now Job no: 558090
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Categories: Entity Management
Office Location: Amsterdam

Job Purpose

As a Legal Officer you are dedicated to a number of client relationships with the focus to support them for Trust & Corporate Services. You are part of a dedicated international client team and you have a delegated responsibility and challenge for keeping the client files in financial and legal good standing. Overall, the purpose of the job if to ensure that all legal procedures remain in line with applicable law and overall objectives.  This in order to execute any activities necessary to ensure TMF Group c.a. and its clients comply with, which is from a sound compliance point of view required or otherwise desired.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in incorporations and share transfers of client companies in close co-operation with the client, notary, law firms and tax firms;
  • Appoint or dismiss management/supervisory directors, change of domicile of the company etc.;
  • Draft shareholders and board resolutions, share premium contribution agreements, assignment agreements, management agreements, loan agreements, minutes of shareholders and board meetings, and proxies;
  • Review and assess relevant legal documentation and advice from third parties;
  • Draft liquidations agreements and perform the formalities concerning liquidation of companies;
  • Update and maintain the client portfolio in good standing and comply with the rules and regulations of the Dutch Central Bank and/or related legislation;
  • Building up a strong working relationship with international clients, notary, external advisors, banks, regulatory bodies and other relevant parties.
  • KYC and Compliance Due Diligence as needed for meeting requirements as set by the Dutch ‘Act on Supervision of Trust Offices’ (‘Wet Toezicht Trustkantoren 2018’, (“WTT”))  and the Dutch ‘Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act’ (‘Wet Ter Voorkoming Van Witwassen En Financieren Van Terrorisme 2008’ (“WWFT”)) (e.g. UBO information, structure charts, copies of passports, information on potential transactions, preparing a transaction profile, etc.) and performing regular legally required transaction monitoring.


Key requirements

  • University degree in (Dutch) law (civil, notary or fiscal);
  • 2-3 years of relevant working experience;
  • Knowledge of corporate law and regulations;
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills;
  • General interest or affinity with the international financial/capital markets and financial instruments;
  • Accurate, able to meet tight deadlines, good organizational skills, hands-on, self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of an international team.


“Word from your future manager”

The legal officer role at TMF offers a fantastic opportunity to actively contribute to the business activities of a wide range of multinational clients. It will give you the chance to develop yourself at a global company and bring your expertise to a collaborative and internationally diverse team who works together to guide our clients through doing business in the Netherlands.


What is in it for you?

  • A competitive salary, 8% holiday allowance and a 13th month
  • 25 holidays (on fulltime basis)
  • TMF Gift Day
  • TMF Bonus plan
  • Pension plan paid by TMF (1% own contribution)
  • A great work environment: working in an open, dynamic organisation with international teams
  • Good (international) career-opportunities
  • An opportunity to develop your skills through our TMF Business Academy (e.g. languages, sales skills, management skills etc. etc.)
  • Flexible working from home arrangements
  • Discount and TMF contribution for a Gym subscription via Go-Vital
  • Lots of social activities organised by our Party Squad! Summer-Party, Winter-event, annual team outings and an in-house bar that is open every other week
  • The TMF explorer programme that offers the option of working in another TMF office for a set amount of time
  • An Annual health budget of EUR 200.- that you can spend on sporting activities, fresh fruits and vegetables, office massages or ergonomic home office equipment
  • High referral incentives
  • Commuting compensation
  • Cafeteria with wide variety delicious dishes with vegan and vegetarian options.


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Applications close: W. Europe Standard Time

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