Junior Associate Corporate

Term: Permanent
Department: Corporate
Location: Amsterdam
The Team

The Amsterdam office, which opened its doors in 2017, has constantly focussed on providing the best quality legal services, acting as a real team. Our office building, overlooking the Amstel, an experienced team of lawyers and (candidate) notaries. The Corporate Team acts for a wide range of clients ranging from multinational companies to technology scale-ups and investors. We assist clients in various types of corporate transactions, and advise on the accompanying structuring, governance and regulatory issues. In addition, we are developing a rapidly growing finance practice. We all take a particular interest in clients who are active in the field of technology and/or renewable energy.

Due to continued growth of the firm, we are looking to recruit a talented lawyer who has recently qualified and who likes to work primarily for the corporate team. We also invite junior associates (advocaat-stagaires) who have already started their career at another law firm to apply.

Responsibilities

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

  • M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions
  • International business structuring projects
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate governance structuring
  • Finance transactions
  • Commercial contracts
  • Litigation and arbitration matters
Key Skills & Experience

Key Skills & Experience

  • Qualified lawyer
  • A confident and professional manner
  • Fluent in Dutch and English at a professional working standard including translating legal documents; other language skills would be viewed as an added plus point
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An open mind
  • Team work oriented
  • An entrepreneurial spirit

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, energy & natural resources, and life sciences.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Beijing, Guangzhou 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 1,500 people spread over eleven jurisdictions and twenty-five 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, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, UK, and the US - Silicon Valley.

How to Apply:

Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter by e-mail to AmsterdamHR@fieldfisher.com with “Junior Associate Corporate" 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.