Who are we?
United is an independent provider of banking and trust services with a truly personal approach. We unite disciplines, connect networks and cross borders to bring our clients the services they need and deserve. United serves a wide range of companies, investment industry professionals and wealthy individuals the world. Our 150 experts work from nine offices in financial hotspots around the globe.
At United we believe that providing financial and legal services is a people business. A business built on trust. That’s why we are so committed to finding and hiring the right people. That’s why, when we hire those people, we give them our trust. United offers you the perfect environment to grow personally and professionally.
Our team of some 35 dedicated, experienced and multi-lingual staff is based in the heart of Amsterdam’s financial district. To be a part of this team, first-class expertise in the relevant field is a given. Experience is a bonus. A history of community service is an advantage. Integrity and people skills are paramount.
What Legal Managers do
The Legal Manager is responsible for ensuring a proper legal status of client files and safeguarding the legal obligations of the client companies. You are part of a dedicated client servicing team consisting of legal, accounting and supporting staff all working closely together. Each member of this team has their own responsibility to maintain their client portfolio in good standing providing a high and consistent quality of services. The main tasks and responsibilities of the Legal Manager include:
- Building and maintaining your own client portfolio
- Expanding client portfolio
- Working closely with partners (law firms, notaries, tax consultants, accountants) and with internal financial account managers
- Having a coordinating role in setting up companies
- Compilation (and review) of compliance files
- Debt management of your own portfolio
- Negotiation of rates and price agreements
- Risk management
- Attending board meetings
- Compiling and evaluating legal documents
- Evaluating complex legal documents in close cooperation with external legal advisors
- Visiting and advising clients and their advisors
- Organizing events
- Tracking deadlines
What we are looking for
We seek people who are proactive, hands-on, digitally literate, flexible and eager to work in a client-focused environment. To be successful in this position you need to be a team player with excellent communicative skills, as well as commercial, assertive and results driven. If you have a Master’s degree in Legal, Tax or Economics followed by a few years of relevant work experience at a trust or law firm, you can apply for a Legal Manager role.
If you fit the above profile plus a number of years’ experience supervising a team, you can apply for a Senior Legal Manager role. The added responsibility of the Senior Legal Manager role is supervising a team of Legal Mangers as well as acting as director for client entities and as proxyholder for United International Management BV and affiliated entities.
What can we offer
You will have the exciting opportunity to work as (Senior) Legal Manager. With the support of a great team who work together on the basis of responsibility and trust. We offer all our staff a competitive remuneration package and unique opportunities to develop personally and professionally.
Join us, and be a part of a dynamic and flexible organisation where work is about people, where you can build a broad range of experience and where you are given responsibility and trust.
Our Human Resources Officer Karin van der Laan is the person to contact if you want more information. You can also go right ahead and send her your motivational letter or CV. We guarantee a prompt reply to serious applications.
Karin van der Laan
Tel: +31 (0)20 797 7803
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