Jobs & Careers Legal Counsel

Posted on Dec 29, 2017

Department: Corporate

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


EclecticIQ, founded late 2014, is an applied cyber intelligence technology provider and fusion center operator. With its technologies and services, EclecticIQ enables enterprise security programs and governments to bootstrap a threat intelligence practice. EclecticIQ is a privately held company with headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in London, Herndon (U.S.) and Chisinau (Moldova).

We are a venture backed company on a mission to become the global preferred supplier of advanced threat intelligence technologies. Our customers span across five continents and include both private- and public-sector institutions. We work with a highly professional team of about 75 FTE. At EclecticIQ, every employee makes the difference.

We are looking for a Legal Counsel, who will be independently responsible for reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts and act as the go-to person for day-to-day legal questions. Primary topics evolve around commercial contracting (with a focus on licensing arrangements), intellectual property, and compliance. You will also be tasked with developing, implementing and finetuning of policies and compliance regulations – however this does not mean everything has to be build from scratch.

The role requires a combination of intelligence, creativity, and decisiveness. You stand your ground, know how to communicate tactfully, and displays business acumen when dealing with procurement staff of large organisations.

The Legal Counsel will be part of the Finance/Legal/HR team and reports to the VP Finance.

Your core responsibilities:

  • Acting as the point of contact for legal related questions
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating primarily licensing agreements
  • Developing and maintaining compliance processes and procedures

It is essential that you are fluent in both Dutch and English. An assessment is part of the interview procedure.

We are looking for someone who:

  • feels comfortable when operating independently
  • presents information in a clear and concise format
  • enjoys working on projects of various types
  • picks up unfamiliar materials easily
  • identifies key deal terms regardless the subject
  • pays attention to detail
  • operates with unyielding integrity


  • relevant law degree
  • excellent proficiency of the Dutch and English language
  • 4-8 years working experience, at least partially at a law firm
  • experience with contract drafting and corporate law
  • experience with facing external parties
  • licensing or intellectual property experience is a plus

What we offer

  • opportunity to really make the difference in a rapidly growing international company
  • great office in the center of Amsterdam
  • informal yet highly professional working environment
  • competitive compensation
  • part-time (minimally 80%) fulfilment of the role can be discussed

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