Legal Counsel (Medior)

On behalf of Avery Dennison, based in Oegstgeest, we are searching for an

                                                   In-house Lawyer / Legal Counsel

that provides and manages a full range of legal services to commercial and operations functions throughout Western and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and portions of Africa. The successful candidate will be able to handle a wide range of legal work, including day-to-day legal matters and legal projects, will have a practical business-oriented approach and will be highly collaborative and a strong values and ethics leader.

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at


  • Provide high quality legal services in a wide range of areas including: corporate, commercial contracts, regulatory compliance, labor/employment, real estate, import/export matters, and legal matters associated with business transactions and restructurings;
  • Draft agreements including distribution, sales, procurement, lease, agency, and information technology agreements, as well as support for development, license and confidentiality agreements;
  • Litigation services include advice and strategy regarding potential and pending litigation, selecting and managing outside counsel and the course of the litigation, and resolving litigation through trial or settlements via outside counsel;
  • Managing product-related claims, including assessing legal status, regulatory issues, insurance, and similar topics;
  • Have regular interaction with business clients to understand objectives, goals and strategies to gain knowledge for providing business-oriented legal advice;
  • Able to plan and carry-out (sensitive) internal investigations;
  • Effectively train non-lawyers about compliance with laws and policies;
  • Provide training and support to paralegal and administrative staff.


What we will be looking for in you:

  • Qualified lawyer with 3-5 years of experience and member of the Dutch Bar (or German or French Bar);
  • Law firm and/or in-house experience is preferred (especially with a multi-national firm);
  • Commercial contract and corporate law experience is required; litigation and M&A experience is a significant plus;
  • Knowledge in German or French commercial law is a plus;
  • Pragmatic, independent, pro-active, and collaborative, able to handle multiple matters simultaneously in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment;
  • Strong communication skills and international mindset;
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken is required. Knowledge of a second European language (French / German) is preferred;
  • Team player, highly collaborative, highest standard of integrity, ethics and loyalty;
  • The position calls for occasional travel mainly throughout EMEA (approximately 10%).

The offer

  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Commitment to Sustainability
  • Structured learning and development
  • Competitive total rewards: salary € 75.000,00-80.000,00, plus additional bonus 10%


Please send us your resume including notes on application (match, motivation) to

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