General Counsel & Company Secretary

West Coast Supply Group (WCSG) is a leading wholesaler of premium brand fast-moving consumer goods with a scale-up spirit and a winning attitude. The corporate culture can be best characterized as entrepreneurial, fast-paced and output driven. WCSG is active in 75+ countries and constantly strives to offer the absolute best when it comes to logistics, pricing, conditions, service and quality. The company witnessed double digit growth over the past few years and currently employs 200+ people with over 30 nationalities. See for more information regarding the company, division and product categories: https://westcoastsupplygroup.com/.


West Coast Supply Group via Legal People


As part of the Management Team and key business partner to the Division Leaders, fellow MT-members and to the board, you co-drive, facilitate and monitor the significant growth plans of WCSG, and keep stakeholders informed of their legal responsibilities. You will oversee and provide expert and strategic legal advice to a team of 3 legal counsel and a legal secretary. You anticipate legal issues and/or compliance risks, further grow legal awareness and instill a motivated, accountable corporate culture. In addition, you take minutes and coordinate board meetings, including the follow up on decisions. If needed, you partner with external subject matters experts.


  • experienced team manager with a Dutch Law background and around 10-15 years PQE, highly capable of leading people and driving results
  • ideally gained as lawyer and in-house counsel in a trading, logistics or FMCG-environment
  • broad corporate and commercial background, including governance and compliance, as well as international trade law
  • steady and resilient problem solver with an international mindset and a business and ethics focus, able to work in a highly commercial environment
  • strong communicator and negotiator, fluent in Dutch and English

Meer informatie

  • challenging position with a rapidly growing wholesale trading and distribution company that is fun to work for
  • participating in the Management Team and reporting to the CFO
  • being part of a highly entrepreneurial, multicultural, young and open-minded team and
  • actively contributing to the further growth of the organization
  • flexibility to work from the Leiden headquarters and 1 day from home