Legal Manager

This search procedure has been closed (17-10-2022).
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Robert Walters for Catawiki

The organization

For Catawiki, a large and fast-growing curated platform for buying & selling, we are looking for a Legal Manager to join the Central Commercial Legal team. If you're an enthusiastic hands on problem solver looking to have the opportunity to make an impact, with a passion for e-commerce and tech; and hungry for a new adventure, an exciting job and dynamic international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Amsterdam!

The position

The legal team of Catawiki is still small and acts as a true business partner on a great variety of legal topics and strategic challenges to help the business achieve its growth ambitions. The role will be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Identify the need for and provide independent, comprehensive and business-oriented legal advice in all areas of Commercial Law with a particular focus on our e-commerce and platform operations and related topics in international markets and possible new markets;
  • Provide support and guidance to other members of the team;
  • Act as business sparring partner to support and enable execution of key commercial or company strategies and initiatives;
  • Independently and positively manage internal and external stakeholders to push project completion;
  • Manage team and large projects end to end, including prioritising & process optimisation to improve efficiency, securing results delivery within time;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including SaaS agreements, terms and conditions, vendor contracts, and supervising contract management;
  • Identify, develop and work alongside other teams to develop, and implement standards in guidelines, contract templates, standard clauses and other consistent legal terms and provisions. Develop and negotiate new commercial initiatives or deals.

Candidate profile

The Legal Manager we are looking for

  • You are a fully qualified lawyer in (EU) commercial law with an international mindset;
  • You have a minimum of 8 years of (lead) experience in general Commercial Law, with a strong focus on e-commerce, tech related, commercial and/or regulatory law;
  • Experience with the EU regulatory related to e-commerce and online platforms;
  • Worked in the retail, Tech or e-commerce/online marketplace industry;
  • You have experience in international business and negotiating cross-border agreements;
  • In house working experience in a multinational company;
  • You are fully proficient in English, other languages are a plus.

The offer

The offer for the Legal Manager is a chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 500+ international professionals, you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something.

Additionally you can expect

  • A diverse and international team with over 50 different nationalities;
  • A great office located in the heart of Amsterdam with an easy-going atmosphere;
  • An entrepreneurial environment to encourage everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas;
  • Tailor-made training to facilitate your personal and professional growth;
  • The fun part! International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!;
  • Stock Options: granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service;
  • Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan.


Want to know more about this challenging position and attractive employer? Apply now or contact the Robert Walters Legal team for more information! You can apply to this position by using the form below. 

This search procedure has been closed (17-10-2022).

About this headhunter - Robert Walters

Robert Walters is wereldwijd een toonaangevend wervings- en selectiebureau, opgericht in 1985. Personeelsmanagers wereldwijd vertrouwen erop dat wij de beste specialisten voor hen vinden en zowel de grootste multinationals als het MKB en startups mogen wij tot onze klanten rekenen. We werven wereldwijd mensen voor vaste functies en interim-posities.

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