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Legal Counsel Contract law & Derivatives - NN

Location: The Hague
Employment: Full-time
As Legal Counsel Contract law & Derivatives, your key responsibilities will include drafting, negotiating and advising on a variety of contracts in the field of IT, data vendor, research, trading platforms as well as in the field of derivatives and capital markets.

In April 2022 the acquisition of NN Investment Partners (NN IP) by Goldman Sachs was completed whereby NN IP will join forces with Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The combination with Goldman Sachs Asset Management creates a platform with approximately $2.8 trillion in combined assets under supervision. Together, we aim to deliver robust sustainable investment capabilities and a full suite of products for clients. We believe our clients will benefit from an expanded product offering, increased access to top talent in the industry and further investment in the area of technology, data and sustainable investing. Three key objectives are underlying to our partnership: excellence in sustainable investing, broadening our investment capabilities and client solutions, and expanding our European presence. As we work together to grow our business, this next phase will also open the door for new growth opportunities for colleagues worldwide.

Legal Counsel Contract law & Derivatives

The NN Investment Partners’ Legal department is looking for a Legal Counsel with experience in the field of commercial contracting, privacy laws and derivatives (secondary markets) documentation. Do you have a team player mindset and a pragmatic attitude? Do you like working simultaneously on multiple topics, interacting with colleagues in various areas of the company and act as a successful business partner? If you recognize yourself in this description, then we might have the right position for you.

Your impact and responsibilities as Legal Counsel at NN Investment Partners

As Legal Counsel Contract law & Derivatives, your key responsibilities will include drafting, negotiating and advising on a variety of contracts in the field of IT, data vendor, research, trading platforms as well as in the field of derivatives and capital markets (think for example of OTC derivatives agreements such as ISDA master agreements, CSAs, clearing agreements, MCAs, as well as repurchase agreements and ancillary documentation). Ability to advise on data protection and privacy matters and/or experience with derivatives and the ISDA Master Agreement is a significant plus.

As a subject matter expert, you will partner with the business and assist with negotiations on several types of contracts which bear high visibility for our business, communicate and align with internal stakeholders such as Vendor Management, Risk Management, Trading, Middle Office and Compliance. You take care of adequate progress control of negotiations and compliance with the internal policies and processes relating to contractual documentation.

Who you are

You have a master’s degree in law and a profound knowledge of civil law with a specialisation in contracts law. Dutch law and/or English law required.

  • You have 3 to 6 years of professional experience preferably at a financial institution or reputed law firm
  • Knowledge of data protection/privacy laws, outsourcing, derivatives and the ISDA Master Agreement and/or of the asset management industry is a plus
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is required for this role
  • You have a high learning agility, you can easily adapt and absorb new information in a changing environment
  • Customer service is central to everything you do. Thanks to your highly developed communication and social skills, you accomplish this with ease

Your colleagues

The Legal department of NN Investment Partners consists of 30 professionals in The Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and Singapore. As Legal Counsel you will be part of the Legal department, in the team ‘Mandates, Lending and Trading’ which consists of 11 in-house lawyers. We are a diverse team working in a global and dynamic environment.

Continue developing

It is important to us that you continue to develop yourself. We give you the space and the confidence to grow in your career as well as a person. We help you with:

  • Plenty of training and learning opportunities in our Learning & Development Centre
  • A large (international) network of colleagues who are keen to share their knowledge with you
  • The autonomy to set out your own development path

Employee benefits

You are more than a colleague and that is something we understand very well at NN Investment Partners. You have many roles in life, leading to different choices. We give you the opportunity to select employee benefits that are important to you. You get enough flexibility to adjust your working pattern to your personal needs. Also part of the benefits are allowances for setting up your home office and for internet use. In addition, you will receive:

  • 194.4 hours of leave, based on a 36-hour week (that’s 27 vacation days for a 5-day working week) and one Diversity Day
  • Holiday allowance and a 13th month, paid with your monthly salary
  • NS Business Card 2nd class, which gives you unlimited travel 7 days a week. Do you prefer to travel with your own transport? Then you can declare the kilometres travelled for business and commuting.

At NN Investment Partners, we work hybrid. We combine working from home and working in the office. Teams can meet online or in person. You and your team agree on what suits you best. The official location for this position is The Hague.

Will you be our new colleague?

If you are enthusiastic about this vacancy and think that you would be a good fit for the team at NN Investment Partners, we would like to invite you to apply. We are very keen to find out who you are, what motivates you and what you can contribute to this role at NN Investment Partners.

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If you have any questions about the vacancy or the process, you can reach out .

This is a permanent position. A candidate will receive a contract from NN Investment Partners and we are not open to interim/freelance assignments and/or candidates or recruitment agencies. Thank you very much for your understanding.

The Hague

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Please send your application for Legal Counsel Contract law & Derivatives at NN in The Hague including your CV via our website.

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Job posted
29 augustus 2022
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