Legal Counsel Contract Lawyer

NAM Legal is an integrated part of our Shell Upstream Legal team. It includes lawyers, permit advice staff, business and support staff, as well as the legal manager.

The legal team provides the support on a broad variety of legal matters and topics in support of NAM’s business. And that's why we need you: a contract lawyer to support the Senior Legal Counsel with commercial legal or upstream contracting advice.

WerkgeverShell, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV
PlaatsPlaats: Assen
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AanstellingAanstelling: Voltijds
DienstverbandDienstverband: Tijdelijk (met kans op vast)
OpleidingsniveauOpleidingsniveau: HBO
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Legal Counsel

Company Description

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

What's the role?
NAM Legal is an integrated part of our Shell Upstream Legal team. It includes lawyers, permit advice staff, business and support staff, as well as the legal manager.

The legal team provides the support on a broad variety of legal matters and topics in support of NAM’s business. And that's why we need you: a contract lawyer to support the Senior Legal Counsel with commercial legal or upstream contracting advice.

What will you do?
  • Act as the focal point for certain NAM teams including the local contracting and commercial team
  • Support the Senior Legal Counsel with commercial legal or upstream contracting advice
  • Support NAM’s activities (brownfield oil and gas development) in a growing and complex legal and social arena
  • Manage your own portfolio of internal and external clients
  • Share other responsibilities with other lawyers in the team

What we need from you
You'll be a 'self-starter' and someone who actively looks for the best solutions often when there are time pressures. You'll have a relevant Dutch Law degree – ideally with a civil law background – and have a deep understanding of legal risks and commercial value drivers. You will use this knowledge to form the basis of your decisions and judgements. You will also:
  • Have solid experience providing clients with practical legal advice on contracts and Dutch law
  • Work well in a changing environment and with clients who need pragmatic legal advice
  • Have solid IT skills and be interested to shape/innovate/change the way legal advice is given
  • Demonstrate superb listening, communication and influencing skills and a strong relationships builder at all levels
  • Be a flexible team player with a strong external focus on the timely delivery of accurate legal advice
  • Be fluent in Dutch and have a proficiency (or fluency) in English

What we offer you:
  • At Shell, we're committed to investing in the development of your career and we give people with your skills a platform from which you can deliver and really excel
  • Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity and respect aren't simply a strap line, but are a part of everything we do. What's more, we're an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach
  • Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

Women’s perspective
We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell a flexible, an appealing, and as supportive place for women to work as we can. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2016.

We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll help foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme and our extensive Women's Network. Read more about a women's perspective here (http://www.shell.co.uk/careers/diversity-inclusion/women-perspective.html)

People with an impairment

At Shell we're all about top talent. End of story. We want to encourage those of you who may face an impairment to regard Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. It's as simple as that.

Just let us know about your circumstances if you'd like to apply. We can support you throughout the process. From application, to interview, to your first day of a long career with us. Read more about how Shell support people with an impairment here (http://www.shell.co.uk/careers/diversity-inclusion/people-with-disabilities.html)

Interested?
Apply online via the 'Apply'button!

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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Vacancy, Full-time, Assen, Contract Lawyer, Legal Counsel.