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For our Legal Department, we are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Legal Counsel (0.8 - 1 fte)

For our Legal Department, we are looking for candidates for the following position in our Breda office:

Legal Counsel (0.8 - 1 fte)

With headquarters located in Breda (the Netherlands), Vroon employs about 3,000 professionals in offices around the world and on board a diverse fleet of approximately 130 vessels. The Company is active - through various subsidiaries and under different brand names - in the following business segments: livestock carriers; offshore-support vessels; offshore maintenance and engineering services; dry-cargo vessels; container vessels; product tankers; high-heat tankers; car carriers and vessel-management services. From our Breda head office, approximately 120 staff support the Company’s activities.

What will you do?
In this function, you are responsible for advising on and drawing up Charter Parties, tenders, commercial and technical contracts, as well as dealing with a variety of legal issues. In addition you handle larger marine claims and provide specialist support in financial and corporate projects.  

You work in a close-knit Legal team consisting of three Legal Counsels, one Claims Handler and two Legal Assistants. You will join us as a junior or mid-level Legal Counsel reporting to the Group Legal Manager.

What do we offer?
We believe that to be an employer of choice, we need to take care of our employees.
This is why, if you join our team, you will enjoy benefits such as:

  • A competitive salary;
  • A wide range of development opportunities and an annual personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals;
  • Laptop and smartphone;
  • A company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings.

Who are we looking for?
Our preferred candidate has

  • A Master of Laws degree, with a maritime law specialisation or equivalent experience;
  • Relevant experience in the maritime industry is a plus but high potential candidates with less experience will also be considered;
  • A pro-active, pragmatic approach to problem-solving;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • An eye for detail;
  • Good commercial awareness and understanding;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills in English are essential.
    Sound knowledge of Dutch is a plus.

Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this role.

Job information:

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For more information, please contact our HR Officer, Jeanine de Bruijn, (T: +31 76 2068 292).
Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl

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