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Legal Counsel


Netherlands - Amsterdam Office

To act as an in-house commercial lawyer as part of an active and engaged global legal team committed to enabling Dyson’s continued commercial success. Whilst the role is able to be  located in Dyson’s Amsterdam office, this role is to provide support to our EMEA  teams as part of our wider EMEA legal team.

About the Role

  • providing support on legal issues across the business (including digital, commercial, competition, marketing, sales area), with a particular emphasis on retailer and supplier contracts;
  • drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers;
  • monitoring selective distribution enforcement/compliance;
  • providing advice and support on consumer related issues and regulatory matters; and
  • conducting training for the business on distribution, competition and commercial law

About You

The successful candidate will be French qualified and have a minimum of 3-4 years post qualification experience in a commercial role. The ideal candidate will:

  • have a solid background in commercial and distribution law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way;
  • have strong drafting skills and extensive experience of contract negotiation;
  • have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and have the ability to contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions;
  • have an appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of their experience and learn quickly on the job;
  • be able to work with a minimum level of supervision in a fast paced, constantly changing but supportive environment;
  • have experience or interest in design and engineering and an aptitude to learn to understand technical discussions;
  • have the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required;
  • be a fluent French and English speaker (Italian or Spanish is a plus); and
  • be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels, to build effective relationships and earn credibility across the business.


  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Discount on Dyson products
  • Company Pension scheme
  • 29 days annual holiday plan
  • Company Fitness plan
  • EAP (Employee Assistant Programme)
  • Life Assurance Plan
  • Transportation allowance
  • Health Insurance – Medical Contribution
  • Eye Examination & Computer Glasses Reimbursement


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Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate. 

Closing date: 30 September 2021