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Legal Counsel - IMC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
The Legal Counsel is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s operations are conducted in compliance with legal requirements, company policies and ethical business practices.

Who we are and what we do

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

Our team

We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

Our culture

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

What you'll do as a legal counsel at IMC

The Legal Counsel is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s operations are conducted in compliance with legal requirements, company policies and ethical business practices. The Legal Counsel acts as a business partner; provides legal support and advices across various departments and IMC entities.

The Legal Department in Amsterdam is formed by a team consisting of a Global General Counsel, a General Counsel Europe, three Legal Counsels and a Paralegal. The new Legal Counsel is an all-round lawyer with expertise in the field of employment law, contract law and privacy law, who reports to the General Counsel Europe.

Your responsibilities include but are not be limited to:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial and procurement related contracts;
  • Advising HR and Recruitment Team on employment law related matters;
  • Advising the business and management on privacy related matters;
  • Providing business with general legal advice;
  • Collaborating with and advising local and global business support teams, including HR, Risk & Compliance, Procurement, Facilities and Marketing;
  • Active involvement in (group wide or cross border) legal projects;
  • Monitoring developments and implementation of relevant new legislation;
  • Deliver legal support on general, corporate or contract related legal issues.

Your profile

  • Academic Law degree;
  • A minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience at a Law Firm and/or In-house Legal Counsel;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience with contract law, employment law and privacy law;
  • Should bring a high degree of pragmatism, sense of urgency and initiative;
  • Strong and confident communicator;
  • Thrives well in a fast paced, technology driven environment with a strong company culture;
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English.

Our hiring process

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Legal Counsel at IMC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted
20 juni 2022
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