Legal Adviser ( in international maritime environment)

Smit Lamnalco - Rotterdam

Posted 749 days ago
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Job description

SMIT Lamnalco has an opening for a


Legal Advisor


who will be given the opportunity to become instrumental in the development of a young, growing international legal team of 3 FTE in a dynamic and international (maritime) environment.


The purpose of this position is:

Together with the Group Legal Manager ensure global and regional compliance with (inter)national laws, rules and legislation and increase overall legal awareness within Smit Lamnalco


The key responsibilities will include:

  • The development and maintenance of the group legal framework.
  • Assisting with new corporate set-ups, incorporation of new (local) entities and amendments to the corporate structure in close cooperation with (local or regional) management and tax department.
  • Providing tender teams with legal support and input.
  • The negotiation of (long-term) commercial contracts of significant value.
  • Continuously monitoring of compliance of processes and documents with statutory obligations.
  • The training of our key managers in matters of compliance and other legal matters.
  • Providing of legal support in case of disputes, claim settlements and arbitrations
  • Liaising with and managing of external lawyers.


The legal advisor reports to the Group Legal Manager.

Desired Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An academic legal degree (JD, or  Masters in Law or equivalent).
  • At least 4/5years experience as lawyer in a technical or maritime, international business environment.
  • (Some) International experience,
  • Ideally received training in a law firm or in-house corporate environment.
  • Business acumen and a commercial mindset


Other requirements are:

  • Strategic and analytical thinking
  • Problem solving and result orientation skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Risk-awareness
  • High level of integrity
  • Team player, yet self-starter
  • Flexibility


The position will require international travel, often at short notice.

You must be allowed to work in the Netherlands without obtaining a work permit.

About this company

Smit Lamnalco

Our company: SMIT Lamnalco


SMIT Lamnalco is established in the marine contracting sector since 1963 and specialises in providing solutions to the marine terminal towage and associated marine service needs of the global oil and gas industry. SMIT Lamnalco has developed a leading position in the markets of Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Russia, South America and West Africa

solely or through strategic partnerships designed to deliver the best in international expertise combined with local talent.

Our core business is the ownership, operation and management of the marine support fleet at onshore and offshore terminals utilising a diverse range of vessels, in the following key markets: Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSO/FSO), Onshore Oil and Gas Terminals and Single Point Moorings.

Our wide range of services includes:

Berthing and unberthing of vessels

  • Pilotage services
  • Marine support and consultancy services
  • Loading and discharging of products
  • Subsea, inspection repair and maintenance (IRM) services
  • Safety and security services
  • Turnkey management marine operation
  • Bunker services


SMIT Lamnalco operates in 30 countries and owns 150 vessels worldwide. More than 2000 employees guarantee our continued business success.

We hope to welcome you soon as a next addition to our successful team of qualified people!

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