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Senior Legal Counsel - NN

Location: The Hague
Employment: Full-time
As Senior Legal Counsel you will be responsible for the legal support regarding Dutch, Luxembourg and French investment funds managed by NN Investment Partners (NN IP).

As Senior Legal Counsel you will be responsible for the legal support regarding Dutch, Luxembourg and French investment funds managed by NN Investment Partners (NN IP). 

Your impact as Senior Legal Counsel at NN

As Senior Legal Counsel you will play a crucial role in achieving NN IP’s goals. You will see to it that NN IP complies with applicable laws & regulations and our clients are presented with correct, clear, transparent and complete fund related information enabling them to make the right investment decisions.

Your responsibilities

As Senior legal Counsel you will mainly be supporting our Dutch and Luxembourg fund range under supervision of both the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM) in the Netherlands and the CSSF in Luxembourg. As such you will be responsible for:

  • Setting up of new Dutch and Luxembourg domiciled funds, maintenance, restructuring and liquidation thereof including performing the relevant filings with the AFM and the CSSF.
  • Drafting and negotiation of legal fund documentation such as the prospectus, articles of incorporation and KIIDs.
  • Drafting and negotiating service provider agreements such as depositary agreements and (fund) administration agreements.
  • Performing more complex filings with the AFM and the CSSF including liaising with the relevant case officers, in close cooperation with external service providers.
  • Setting up of (fund related) SPVs, in close cooperation with the Corporate & Regulatory Affairs team of the Legal department.
  • Monitoring, reviewing and implementing new European legislation, new Dutch & Luxembourg laws & regulations and local market (best) practices which may impact NN IP and its business, in close cooperation with NN IP’s Regulatory Affairs Counsel and local legal counsels.

Who you are

  • Master degree in Dutch law, preferably Financial law and 8+ years experience in the field of (European) financial law, preferably as in-house legal counsel or within a Dutch law firm.
  • Good knowledge of the UCITS and AIFMD environment and MiFID (II). More advanced knowledge of the Luxembourg fund management industry is a plus.
  • Ability to dive into details without losing sight of the bigger picture, to operate in an adequate and convincing manner under commercial pressure within tight deadlines.
  • Customer focus and excellent communication skills (managing expectations and commitment and high degree of analytical skills.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (verbal and written). Fluent in French is a plus.

Your colleagues

The Legal department of NN IP consists of approximately 30 professionals in the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic and Singapore.

You will be joining the Funds&Pension Solutions team currently consisting of 4 lawyers and 2 paralegal assistants. The team supports both the Dutch, Luxembourg and French investment funds managed by NN IP, FitVermogen, our retail distribution platform, as well as the pension solutions side of NN IP’s business. In addition, you will be working closely with (and managing) external local legal counsels providing legal support locally.

The team’s atmosphere is informal. The team operates in a dynamic, ever changing, international setting. The team cooperates closely with internal departments such as Product Management and Development, Compliance, Risk management, Tax and Sales.

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 we understand that very well at NN. You have different roles in life and that involves choices. We give you the opportunity to select the employee benefits that are important to you and that match your personal situation. This includes flexible working hours and buying additional leave days. With a 36-hour working week, you are entitled to 194,4 leave hours and one Diversity day at NN. If you work less, your leave will change proportionally. Your holiday allowance and 13th month are paid with your monthly salary, so you don’t have to wait.

Because of coronavirus, all NN colleagues are currently working from home fully digitally. It is currently not yet clear when we can return to the office. The official location for this job 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, 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.

Apply now

If you have any questions about the vacancy, give us a call or let us know on WhatsApp. You can reach out to Alexander Yska (tel. no.: +31 (0) 6 – 51 40 48 76) of Carola Boden (tel. no.): +31 (0) 6 – 20 61 03 40) of per email via or

If you have any questions about the process, you can contact Elise Kapper (Recruiter) at +31 (0) 6 – 146827229 or

The Hague

Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Legal Counsel at NN in The Hague including your CV via our website.

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Job posted
28 november 2021
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Elise Kapper
Sr. Corporate Recruiter
t. +31 (0)70 37 81 136
m. +31 (0)6 1468 2729

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