1. Vacatures
  2. Head of Legal & Corporate Governance

Helaas, deze vacature staat inmiddels niet meer online

Kijk gerust verder naar andere vacatures.

Head of Legal & Corporate Governance

Interesse? Kijk snel verder

bijna 4 jaar geleden


Apollolaan, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
Vast contract
Uren per week:
40 - 40 uur
Aantal jaren werkervaring:
5-10 jaar


The Head of Legal & Corporate Governance manages and takes ownership of all (corporate) legal activities of MBE and its branches in Europe. Responsible for Legal structuring of transactions and relations, governance, legal documentation management, projects, delegating responsibilities within the legal team (4 fte) and (internal and external) stakeholder management. Directly reporting to the management board and building relations with the headquarter in Japan.

Key to be successful in this position: leadership, diplomacy, used to work in a fast-paced environment, excellent communication skills and international working experience.

Essential responsibilities:

  • To lead the (corporate) legal support activities for MBE. Undertake legal structuring of transactions and relationships
  • Ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, being responsible for the efficient administration of a company, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the MB
  • Managing documentation risk relating to banking facilities provided by MBE, monitoring documentation standards and processes to ensure these are sound and ensuring documentation is consistent across different business areas
  • Drafting, evaluating and negotiating (non)-standard legal contracts relating to banking facilities, agreeing individual clause wording as required
  • Provide advice and guidance to business areas on the legal and technical options available in structuring facilities, the related risks and the interpretation of documentation, laws and regulations
  • Develop, draft and administer the introduction of standard legal forms for use within business areas
  • Ensure at all times that banking facilities and documentation are accurate, meet the customer’s needs, complies with relevant law and regulations, fully protects the Bank and that risks are identified before authorisation
  • Keep abreast of changes in law, regulations and market practice as it affects banking facilities and documentation produced by the Divisions and ensure such changes are taken into account as new documentation and legal forms are prepared
  • Timely reporting of matters as per regulatory requirements and ensure documentation service provided is efficient and cost effective
  • Perform monthly checks on new/amended laws and provide legal opinions or up-date legal agreements
  • Advise business operations on legal and compliance matters
  • Acting as legal counsel of the Bank and Liaising with auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders on board governance and legal issues
  • Assist with ad hoc project
  • Ensure close cooperation with the European Legal office of MUFG EMEA
  • Ensure compliance with the Bank’s rules, policies, procedures and guidelines together with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements


  • Master law degree;
  • The function requires an intellectual and working background at University level and 5-7 years experience in a similar function or relevant area (corporate banking)
  • The function requires a comprehensive knowledge of the (intra-)departmental work flows and processes, of the products offered by our Front Office and of the applicable domestic & international legislation
  • The function also requires in depth knowledge and understanding/experience of/with the bank's business, policies, rules and guidelines
  • In depth knowledge of principles and practice of domestic law and regulatory rules
  • International legal experience
  • A sound knowledge of accounting principles and other banking procedures for assessment of credit and other banking risks
  • Experience in networking and working with diverse population
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Flexible ‘can do’ attitude – proactive approach
  • Other language skills such as Dutch and French will be an advantage to the role
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel


  • Excellent remuneration


MUFG Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the largest ranked financial groups in the world in terms of assets, offering a wide range of financial services, including commercial banking, trust banking, securities services, project finance, consumer finance and asset management. The MBE subsidiary based in the Netherlands is the Headquarter of continental Europe. The growing network of branches is managed from Amsterdam.