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Inez Diepenbach, Managing Consultant, LaurenceSimons

Inez Diepenbach

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Area of Expertise
Legal & Compliance recruitment for in-house positions throughout Europe.

Sector Specialism 
Various industries, with significant experience in life sciences (pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotechnology), IT, Telco, manufacturing and engineering, energy and fast moving consumer goods.

Geographical coverage and languages spoken
The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe and the Nordics.
Fluent in Dutch and English.

Education & Professional Qualifications
LL.M. in Dutch Law from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2005. 
Track Record
* Head of Compliance - Pharma company - Germany
* Legal Director - Energy company - Germany
* Legal Director - Pharma company - France
Senior Legal Counsel - Biotech company - Netherlands
IP Director - Medical devices company - Netherlands
Paralegal - Technology company - Netherlands
Legal Director - Pharma company - Denmark
Legal Counsel - IT company - Belgium
EMEA Counsel - Medical devices company - Switzerland
Legal Counsel - Industrial company - Netherlands
Regional Compliance Counsel - Manufacturing company of FMCG - Germany
Group Counsel - Automotive company - Belgium
Country Counsel Employee Relations - Telco company - Germany
Legal Director - Spirits company - France
EMEA Legal Counsel - IT company – Spain

About me
I'm a passionate Recruiter / Talent Acquisition Consultant, covering Europe and have a background in law as a practising lawyer for just under 5 years (in private practice).

In 2011 I moved to legal recruitment with Michael Page and joined Laurence Simons in January 2013. Since then I have been focusing on (senior) in-house counsel and compliance recruitment in Western, Northern and Central and Eastern Europe. 

Candidates and clients appreciate me as an engaged, dedicated, detail-oriented, mature and professional recruiter who considers all the interests of all parties involved. I work on junior to senior searches (from Paralegal level to Group General Counsel level, and everything in between). 

I have an eye for matching talent to our clients' needs and love opening candidates' and clients' eyes in terms of new opportunities, skills and career possibilities.

I truly enjoy working on complex and cross-border projects and sourcing the best candidates in the market. Furthermore, I enjoy building up relationships with clients and candidates.

Specialties include: job search strategy, career coaching, resume writing, a-z recruiting, headhunting, LinkedIn makeovers and copywriting. I'm also an enthusiastic photographer and enjoy trying new wines.