MTU Maintenance Lease Services B.V. is a young company and we are growing fast. We are a subsidiary of MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading German engine manufacturer and a globally active maintenance provider for commercial aircraft engines. MTU Maintenance Lease Services B. V. specializes in short and medium-term engine leasing. Our service offering also includes asset management and technical consulting services.

We are a dynamic, multinational team and the culture and structure in the Company thrives under truly visionary Senior Management. With your support, we want to elevate the recognition of our worldwide leasing services to a new Level.

We are looking for someone to become part of our team of experts in our Amsterdam office as:

Legal Counsel (all genders)


  • International and dynamic environment with highly motivated professionals
  • Working for a key player within the aviation leasing and MRO community
  • We share a positive and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Great office location in Amsterdam with very easy access to Schiphol Airport and the city center
  • Steep learning curve for personal and professional development



  • Handle aircraft engine leasing and trading transactions, from contract drafting to negotiation and closing
  • Draft, negotiate and execute other miscellaneous agreements (NDAs, maintenance agreements, warranty letters, financing documents)
  • Analyze and assess any disputes and/or litigation cases in order to support management decisions; retain, instruct, manage (including cost control) external counsels in any relevant jurisdiction
  • Prepare periodic reports for the management on ongoing activities
  • Closely watch and monitor regulatory and other changes that are relevant to the business and may have an effect on contractual documentation or business dealings
  • Be the point of contact to internal stakeholders (business departments or affiliate companies) for any legal query
  • Support management with comprehensive information, reporting whenever required
  • Lead ad-hoc projects as required and as assigned by management
  • Handle general administration and corporate tasks


  • Graduated with a degree in the field of law
  • Master degree in air/aviation law or previous experience in aviation leasing/financing transactions
  • Qualified attorney (preferably UK or NY law)
  • Understanding of risks associated with different jurisdictions and ability to recommend risk mitigation measures to ensure compliance and reduce risks  
  • Strong drafting, analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Eloquent communication skills; diplomacy in customer dealings and internal stakeholders discussions
  • Business acumen and customer-focused approach
  • High level of commitment and flexibility
  • Self-starter and independent working attitude on complex projects in a fast paced environment
  • Able to manage priorities and workflows within the legal team
  • Excellent English proficiency and preferably additional language skills
  • Good IT skills: in particular MS Office, customer relationship and contract management tools
With our extensive training plan and tailor-made development programs, we invest in the professional and personal development of every employee. MLS cultivates values of diversity, internationality and individuality that are attuned to the particular needs of each employee. Flexible work hours play a key role here. MLS also helps new employees move and get settled in the Amsterdam metropolitan area.


Then prepare your career for takeoff by sending us your complete application materials, earliest start date and salary expectations. Use the online application form right here on this page. We look forward to meeting you!