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Legal Counsel -AMSTERDAM

Posted 12 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Are you a skilled debt collection specialist who excels at effectively collecting outstanding receivables? We are looking for a driven Legal Counsel/ Debt Collection Specialist to join our team. As a Legal Counsel/ Debt Collection Specialist you play a crucial role in managing and resolving outstanding receivables. Are you results-oriented, communicative, and ready to take our debt collection to the next level? Read more about this opportunity!

Your responsibilities

  • Manage complex debt collection cases from start to finish;
  • Maintain frequent communication with clients, counterparties and other stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the development of our national and international legal practices;
  • Collaborate with the French desk, which consists of French and Dutch legal professionals specialized in international contract law, commercial- and procedural law;
  • Supervise both extrajudicial and judicial collection processes and advise Dutch and French companies engaged in cross-border business.

Your profile

  • HBO/WO level education, preferably in French law or a comparable field;
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience;
  • You are analytical, accurate, a team player but also driven and result oriented;
  • You are a strong communicator, both verbally and in writing, in French and English. Dutch is a significant advantage;
  • You have a healthy dose of entrepreneurial spirit that you would like to develop further and you embrace sustainability and corporate social responsibility;
  • You feel comfortable in a multicultural team in an international setting.

Who Are We?

We are an international organization with two core activities: debt collection and legal advice. We employ over 100 specialists, including more than 30 (inter)national lawyers and legal professionals, spread across three branches: Bierens Group, Bierens Law and Bierens Lab. We primarily focus on the (inter)national B2B market, serving a broad customer base ranging from SMEs to renowned multinational corporations.

At Bierens, we strive for excellence in our services, with the core values of a true family business at the forefront. This culture makes our organization non-hierarchical and fosters an environment where integrity, fairness, and a drive for success take precedence.

Why Bierens? Discover the Reasons to Be Part of the Bierens Family:

🌐 International Dynamics: Become part of a dynamic, international organization where teamwork is key. Work with enthusiastic colleagues in an informal team.

📈 Growth and Development: Enjoy the freedom and opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. Bierens is a place where your development is at the forefront.

💼 Competitive Salaries and Benefits: Benefit from competitive salaries and attractive benefits that align with your ambitions.

🗓️ Flexible Work Options: Experience the flexibility to work on days that suit you best.

🎊 Fun Activities: Participate in leisure activities such as movie nights, monthly gatherings, shared lunches, sports events, visits to the Efteling theme park, and much more!

🚤 Beer-Boat Adventures: Cruise regularly through the canals of Amsterdam with our own Bierens boat.

🏋️♂️ Active Breaks: Entertain yourself during breaks with activities like crossfit, volleyball, table tennis, gaming, or even baking cookies.

🍏 Healthy Living: Stay fit with our weekly fruit package, interspersed with delicious cake, and benefit from the extra exercise climbing the many stairs.

At Bierens, working is more than just a job; it's an adventurous journey full of growth, camaraderie and opportunities. Become part of our team and discover why Bierens is the ideal place to shape your career!

For any further questions, feel free to contact Bastienne Maessen (HR Advisor) at +31 (0) 413 31 17 77.

"We kindly ask you not to make acquisitions based on this advertisement."

Bierens Advocaten is een internationaal advocatenkantoor dat gespecialiseerd is in B2B incasso in Europa. Daarnaast liggen onze kwaliteiten in contracteren, insolventie en disputen/conflicten op zowel nationaal als internationaal gebied.
We zijn niet alleen uniek met onze dienstverlening, maar staan ook bekend om onze creativiteit. Zeker voor onze branches (incasso & advocatuur) die vaak een stoffig imago hebben, vallen wij op. Want stoffig, dat zijn wij zeer zeker niet!

Active in 23 countries
117 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 33 years