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Consultant Executive Search/directie
All 20,000 employees at FrieslandCampina share a single passion: getting more out of milk and aim to help people move forward in life. With our brands - over 30 - we reach millions of people in more than 100 countries. FrieslandCampina consists of a number of business groups and operating companies with offices all around the world. The head office is located in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

The Global Legal team consists of 40 Legal Counsel in 13 countries. The Corporate Legal Department (15 Legal Counsel) is based in Amersfoort. For the Commercial & Litigation group within the corporate legal department we are looking for an outstanding

Legal Counsel Commercial Contracting
with a hands-on attitude and a critical eye towards risk and ethical issues
Legal Counsel (Common Law)
Commercial Contracting
You will mainly provide (pro-active) legal advice in a variety of commercial matters in an international and dynamic environment. You will act as legal expert for the business, continuously balancing between optimal legal protection and business interests, where you will assess and mitigate legal risks arising from medium and highly complex contracts (supply agreements, contract manufacturing agreements, marketing) and other legal topics. You will be the primary point of contact for one or more Business Groups, acting as legal expert and manager of their legal matters.


  • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience (preferably at a law firm, possibly followed by comparable in-house experience);
  • international, common law background is a requirement;
  • fluent English
  • pro-active planning, advice and training to support and protect the business
  • committed, efficient, creative and flexible
  • ability to explain and convince clients and external parties in an international corporate environment
  • good business sense, able to act as a business partner; speaks the language of the business
  • ambitious and willing to learn


  • one of the world's largest dairy companies, with leading brands in a number of countries
  • a team of collaborative colleagues with a high quality standard
  • a central office in the heart of the Netherlands

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