Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs


This is Adyen

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Our team members are motivated individuals that help each other do remarkable things every day. We face unique technical challenges at scale and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform the way the world pays.

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Now, Adyen serves the world's brightest companies like Facebook, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos, and Spotify.

Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs

We are looking for an enthusiastic Legal Counsel Corporate Affairs. The role focuses on supporting the Company Secretary and the business in a wide range of ways. You will manage and coordinate company secretarial matters for Adyen N.V. and its subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. You will act as a trusted advisor to stakeholders across the business. 

What you’ll do

  • Working closely with the Company Secretary to prepare, organize and follow-up meetings of the Management Board, Supervisory Board, Committees and General Meetings of shareholders;
  • Drafting the Governance sections of the Annual Report;
  • Handling of various multi-jurisdictional corporate matters, such as the incorporation and liquidation of entities globally;
  • Drafting, reviewing, coordinating and managing the timely and accurate execution of legal and corporate documents;
  • Maintaining accurate and proper statutory records and overseeing global document and record management;
  • Monitoring relevant statutory and regulatory developments and translating these to the business;
  • Liaising with internal group functions, professional advisors and internal and external stakeholders.

Who you are

  • You have an in-depth knowledge of and interest in Dutch and European corporate law and corporate governance, among others in a listed context; 
  • You have an Dutch law LLM degree with 3+ years’ relevant work experience;
  • You have strong strategic, analytical, organizational and communication skills;
  • You are able to work independently and think critically, are reliable and discrete;
  • You have demonstrated ability to take initiative, think ahead, and engage proactively across multiple stakeholder groups;
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch (both written and verbal).

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments

Our unobvious approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you’re from, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen.

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does it sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 7 business days. Our interview process tends to take between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please, note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.


The Adyen Formula

How we work together is guided by the Adyen Formula. These eight principles are not constant – but constantly evolving to keep pace with our merchants, our business and the growth of the team.

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Operational careers

The engine of Adyen is stoked by our operational employees. They’re our legal experts, number crunchers, customer support team, recruiters, information security, HR, and communications specialists.

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