Upholding legal rights
Our legal team at Philips Lighting protects our interests all over the world. Our leading position as an innovator in the lighting industry means we are often confronted with cross-border legal issues. As part of the team, you will be expected to handle demanding situations in new and emerging markets, as well as fresh challenges that emerge in new and groundbreaking areas.
Protecting our interests
Everyone at Philips Lighting shares a passion to improve people’s lives through meaningful innovation. We offer the opportunity to develop your career within a networked global community that is transforming the lighting industry around the world. We actively encourage training and education to increase your legal knowledge and skills to keep you – and us – ahead of the competition.
At Philips Lighting, we encourage job rotation. And wherever your legal interests lie, you will have many opportunities to gain real insight and in-depth knowledge of your profession in different locations. An indispensable quality you will share with your colleagues is a passion to improve people’s lives, and have an impact on innovations for a better, sustainable, and happier world.
Typical positions in legal at Philips Lighting
This department provides legal support for business activities at one of our sector headquarters. Sector lawyers are strongly embedded in the sector’s activities, proactively involved in issues where they can add value. The diversity of each sector’s business activities and their ever-expanding portfolio of products and services continuously challenge you as a sector lawyer to develop your expertise and skill.
The right opportunities
You can actively further your career in a number of different legal areas. As part of our corporate and legal team, your focus will be on our worldwide structure, company and securities law, governance, corporate reporting and regulatory requirements. You may want to specialize in Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S), building and leveraging our IP to support growth and profitability; or in compliance, covering antitrust, export controls, data protection, and anti-bribery or corruption proceedings. You may choose to serve our business in the Netherlands, supporting global IT, real estate, purchasing, and R&D, and providing legal support for our Dutch sales organization. Or perhaps your interest lies in providing legal support for our local businesses in various markets or regions.