The core activities of the Legal team are:

  • global support of the business on a broad variety of matters by providing tailor-made legal solutions and advice continuously balancing between optimal legal protection and business interests
  • drafting and negotiating (complex) contracts varying from sales, purchase and marketing to IP, outsourcing and complex ICT/CAPEX projects, assessing and mitigating legal risks in different jurisdictions
  • responsible for leading and managing legal aspects of acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and divestments on a global scale
  • advising on structuring, restructuring and corporate governance of the FrieslandCampina group worldwide, the finance activities and the cooperative affairs (being the affairs in the relation between the cooperative and its members)
  • responsible for global claims and litigation management as well as the related cases
  • providing expertise in complex situations in the fields of fair competition, anti-bribery/corruption, data protection and trade sanctions/export controls
  • leadership of company-wide processes to ensure good business conduct, including the program development and global policies