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Michael Page Legal

Senior Legal Counsel


Geplaatst op 10-07-2019
Regio Papendrecht
meer dan 10 jaar ervaring
Vaste aanstelling


Over onze klant

Traditionally, dredging has been Boskalis' core activity. Their services include the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection.

Today They also offer a wide variety of maritime services and contracting to the offshore energy sector. These include the development, construction, transport, installation, inspection, repair & maintenance (IRM) and decommissioning of oil and LNG import/export facilities, offshore platforms, pipelines and cables and offshore wind farms.

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden

As a leading world-class maritime service provider, Boskalis responds to a wide range of challenges. It is evident that there are risks and major interests involved in the activities of Boskalis. As Senior Legal Counsel you provide legal analysis, advice, and counsel on all assigned issues, including with respect to claims and variations. You further advise on complex legal issues and you identify contractual and insurance risks. You are versatile, know how to quickly understand legal issues and, based on your experience, you come up with suitable and practical legal advice. Your main tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Managing and negotiating claims, variations and other disputes;
  • Managing arbitration and litigation;
  • Providing advice to business partners on procedural issues and resolution strategy;
  • Liaise with senior management on the handling of such claims;
  • Advise on claims handling practices and coordinating with the Business Legal Department on potential extra-contractual exposures on assigned claims;
  • Active management of external advisers, such as lawyers;


Skills, knowledge and experience

You have a proactive attitude and thrive in a complex and dynamic working environment. Fast switching between issues is no problem for you. You are able to quickly build up an internal network. Needless to say you have affinity with the maritime sector and in particular with the Boskalis projects. You also:

  • Have a master's degree in law;
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience as a Legal Counsel or lawyer, preferably in an international working environment;
  • Extensive experience in managing substantial claims;
  • Have knowledge of EPCI contracts and preferably also experience with FIDIC contracts and complicated charter-arrangements;
  • Have a solution-oriented attitude and ability to communicate easily with a variety of colleagues and stakeholders;
  • You have a strong personality and are able to see the bigger picture;
  • Are assertive, creative, team player, stress-resistant and flexible;
  • Have excellent command of both the Dutch and English languages;
  • Are willing to travel abroad.


  • A highly responsible role in a dynamic organization;
  • International scope;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Good secondary benefits;
Marjorie Henny
Referentienummer: 191160


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