Legal Counsel



Our client is a major success story in the hotel management/real estate sector, a company with positively outrageous service and the drive to make a difference by being different! And all with a smile into the bargain.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company is fast growing in the UK, The Netherlands, France, Germany and across the rest of western Europe.

Due to its success and rapid growth, they are now looking to recruit an experienced legal counsel based in Amsterdam who is willing to travel to the UK and Europe on a regular basis whilst being involved in major transactions.

The position

The legal counsel will be part of a tight-knit legal team consisting of the General Counsel and a junior legal counsel. You will be directly involved in hotel acquisition, property development and asset management activities as well as hotel operational matters. The fast-paced environment provides ample opportunities for you to be on top of all the action. Whilst your desk is in Amsterdam, you will be working throughout Europe.

The profile

You will have an excellent academic background and enjoy a vibrant, international and goal- oriented atmosphere. Furthermore, you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Law (LLM) and at least 5 to 8 years of experience gained in a leading law firm and/or a multinational company, within any European jurisdiction.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience in real estate transactions is a pre.
  • Experience relating to hospitality would be preferred plus the ability to work in French and/or German in addition to full fluency in English.
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, pragmatic and positive mindset. Honest, responsible, independent-minded and takes having fun seriously.

The offer

As part of a truly international operating team, you will enjoy working in a challenging, innovative and fast-growing environment. The culture is focussed on delivering the utmost service. Our client takes personal development seriously and having fun whilst delivering results is a must.

A highly market competitive salary package will be offered and some assistance with relocation can be provided.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your CV together with motivation to Ray Parker at Madison Parker International - This position is only open to EU nationals or those with full work permission for the Netherlands.