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Senior Legal Counsel

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsFinance

Job description

The Senior Legal Counsel will play a pivotal role in shaping Source’s legal, governance and compliance activities. As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will have end responsibility for all legal activities, including but not limited to legal agreements (e.g. commercial, employment, investments), corporate governance and compliance regulations.


You will be entrusted with managing the legal budget and managing external stakeholders such as customers, suppliers, and external legal firms. You’re the trusted and legal advisor to the Commercial , Operations People and Finance teams and the Management Team. You will report to the CFO.


What we'd love you to get excited about

  • Legal strategy: Advise, develop and execute on a legal strategy aligned with Source’s goals, ensuring compliance with upcoming and relevant laws and industry standards, such as AI and Data privacy legislation. .

  • Contract management: Oversee contract management lifecycle, including drafting and negotiation for customer agreements, partnerships, and vendor contracts.

  • Employment law: Serve as the legal partner for Source’s People Team, proactively addressing employee-related legal matters.

  • Intellectual property Protect the Company’s intellectual property portfolio, collaborating with Data Science, Engineering, and Product teams on the best IP strategy. Handle trademark, copyright, and patent matters.

  • GDPR: Ensure compliance with data privacy rules, including GDPR. Advise Data Science team on managing the Company’s data in AI applications.

  • Audit: Identify legal risks in business operations and propose effective mitigation strategies. Manage audit requirements with the Finance team and oversee insurances.

  • Corporate governance: Ensure corporate governance compliance, advising the management team and Board. Provide organisation-wide legal training and continuously update compliance frameworks.Address legal queries from investors, maintaining an up-to-date cap table. Act as internal legal expert on fundraising activities.

  • Budget: Oversee and manage the legal budget, ensuring efficient allocation of resources for high ROI.

Job requirements

You have:

  • Strong legal expertise with a focus on contract law, intellectual property, data privacy, and corporate governance. Knowledge of Dutch law is a must.

  • Extensive experience overseeing the end-to-end contract lifecycle, including drafting, negotiation, and execution.

  • Experience ensuring compliance with corporate governance requirements.

  • Outstanding communication skills in Dutch and English

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, especially in the context of developing software based Data on AI.

  • Experience advising on data management in AI applications and fundraising is a prerequisite.

*At Source, we highly value diversity of backgrounds and thoughts. Research has shown that people make different internal assessments of whether they are a good fit for the job. We therefore highly encourage you to apply for this job, even if you feel you might not 'tick all the boxes!


Our offer in return for your talent and skills

To reward your contributions, we offer you:

  • A hybrid work environment - we have working days at the office on Mondays and Thursdays which we make awesome

  • Paid lunch on the office days

  • Flexible hours - always respecting your team & meetings.

  • Pension contribution of 4.5%

  • Macbook (for the deep tech roles a 16T)

  • Curiosity and learning sessions

  • Travel allowance for office commute

  • Annual learning budget of € 1,000

  • Work from home budget of € 550

  • Monthly wifi & phone plan reimbursement of € 50

  • Unlimited holidays and we expect you at least to take 25 per year

  • Source Super Social (S3) - Our Thursday drinks (when possible at the rooftop terrace)

  • S4s - per quarter we have a big company event on Friday that includes dinner and special activities

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