Associate Civil Law Notary

Term: Permanent
Department: Corporate
Location: Amsterdam
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Beijing and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and FTSE 100 companies.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 600 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, China, Paris, Germany, Italy, UK, and the US - Silicon Valley. In the UK, we have approximately 700 people working in the London, Manchester and Birmingham.

The firm is growing rapidly and its revenue for 2016/17 was £165 million. The UK accounts for approximately 70% of the headcount.

The Team

The Amsterdam office was founded on1 May 2017 by experienced lawyers and civil-law notaries with the primary focus on providing the best quality legal services acting as a real team. At present the Amsterdam office, located in its beautiful office building at the Amsteldijk, has seven partners. The Corporate Group in Amsterdam acts for a wide range of clients in all industry sectors ranging from multinational companies and to technology scale-ups and investors.  Within the Corporate team, the civil-law notaries are well known for their expertise in cross-border transactions and M&A deals. Due to continued firm growth we are looking to recruit talented civil-law notary candidates who have recently completed their professional training course in notarial practice to join this market leading team.


Working closely with the partners and involving high levels of direct client contact, the work will include:

  • M&A and capital market projects for clients
  • International Business Structuring projects for overseas clients
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate governance structuring
  • Drafting a variety of notarial deeds and other corporate documents including sale and purchase agreements, subscription and shareholder agreements, articles of association, regulations
Key Skills & Experience
  • Qualified civil-law notary candidate
  • Completed professional training course in notarial practice
  • A confident and professional manner
  • Fluent in English at a professional working standard including translating legal documents
  • Excellent communication skills

How to Apply

Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter by e-mail to with “Associate" in the subject line.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.