Who are we?
United is an independent provider of finance and trust services with a truly personal approach. We unite disciplines, connect networks and cross borders to bring our clients the services they need and deserve. United serves a wide range of companies, investment industry professionals and wealthy individuals the world over. Our 170 experts work from nine offices in financial hotspots around the globe.
At United we believe that providing financial and legal services is a people business. A business built on trust. That’s why we are so committed to finding and hiring the right people. That’s why, when we hire those people, we give them our trust. United offers you the perfect environment to grow personally and professionally.
Our team of some 40 dedicated, experienced and multi-lingual staff is based in the heart of Amsterdam’s financial district. To be a part of this team, first-class expertise in the relevant field is a given. Experience is a bonus. A history of community service is an advantage. Integrity and people skills are paramount.
What does a Legal Manager do?
As a Legal Manager, you are part of an assigned client team consisting of a Financial Account Manager, a Legal Manager and a Legal Support Officer who are responsible for ensuring the proper financial and legal status of client files and safeguarding the legal obligations of the client companies.
The main tasks and responsibilities include:
- Playing a coordinating role in setting up companies
- Debt management of your own portfolio
- Negotiating rates and price agreements
- Attending board meetings
- Compiling and evaluating legal documents
- Evaluating complex legal documents in close cooperation with external legal advisors
- Visiting and advising clients and their advisors
- Organising events
- Tracking deadlines
Risk & compliance
- Risk management
- Compiling and reviewing compliance files
Building & maintaining relationships
- Building and maintaining your own client portfolio
- Expanding United’s client portfolio
- Working closely with partners (law firms, notaries, tax consultants, accountants) and with internal financial account managers
What we are looking for?
We seek people who are assertive and client-focused, with strong communication skills in Dutch and English (both oral and written). To be successful in this position you need to be great at planning and organising. If you have a Master’s degree in Law (preferably Company Law), coupled with at least five years’ relevant experience at a trust office or law firm, we invite you to apply for the Legal Manager role.
What can we offer?
You will have the exciting opportunity to work as a Legal Manager, with the ability to influence the organisation and its daily operations by championing optimisation and automation. You will get the support of a great team who work together on the basis of responsibility and trust. We offer all our staff a competitive remuneration package and unique opportunities to develop personally and professionally.
Join us, and be a part of a dynamic and flexible organisation where work is about people, where you can build a broad range of experience and where you are given responsibility and trust.
Contact our Human Resources team if you want more information. You can also go right ahead and send them your motivational letter and CV. We guarantee a prompt reply to serious applications.
Karin van der Laan
Tel: +31 (0)20 575 2727
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