Internship in the Netherlands

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Do you want to do a foreign student internship at a law firm in the Netherlands? MAAK Advocaten is located in Amsterdam and offers students an internship program: the MAAK Foreign Law Student Internship Program. Together with the best Dutch lawyers in the Netherlands you will work on international cases, learn more about Dutch and European law and discover the city of Amsterdam. Through a foreign law internship in the Netherlands, you will gain exposure into a diverse range of legal institutions, proceedings and policy by trained attorneys in the Netherlands, lawyers, policy professionals, and more. Learn what it takes to be an European or Dutch attorney, and experience the process of democracy through practical experience and expert mentorship as a law intern abroad in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Visit our website www.maak-law.com for more information about our Dutch law firm.
 

About our Dutch law firm in Amsterdam

MAAK Advocaten NV is a specialized Dutch law firm in the Netherlands (Amsterdam) with a focus on the manufacturing industry. Our experienced team of international and Dutch lawyers in Amsterdam offers full service support on the strategic challenges of various national and international clients. Our Dutch law firm in the Netherlands enjoys a strong reputation in the field of trade disputes (litigation in the Netherlands), Dutch and international contract lawcorporate law (mergers and acquisitions), Product Liability LawDutch Transport Law and Dutch Privacy Law.

YOUR LAW INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

Your law internship responsibilities during the Foreign Law Student Internship Program in the Netherlands range from document research, drafting legal documents (such as writ of summons, pleadings, statements of defence etc.), attending court hearings in the Netherlands, and using various legal strategies to complete assigned tasks for our international clients. This is your chance to gain invaluable experience and learn more about working in the competitive field of law.

THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA APPLY TO THE FOREIGN LAW STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

  • Applicants for the MAAK Foreign Law Student Internship Program preferably have a university degree, or are in the final stage of their university studies.
  • Preference is given to law graduates who are acquainted with private international law and (or) comparative law, and have an outstanding academic record and a demonstrated interest in company law.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English and (preferably) Dutch, both written and oral. Knowledge of other languages, particularly German, is an asset.
  • Applicants must have an outstanding writing ability.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FOREIGN LAW STUDENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM?

Foreign law students interested in being considered for this unique opportunity in the Netherlands should forward:

  • A cover letter that addresses what you believe demonstrates your qualification(s), including, for example, academic and personal strengths;
  • A current resume (including at least one professional / academic reference (please include complete contact info for references including name, title, phone, email),
  • Your official law school transcript and a legal writing sample.

Please call us on +31 (0)20 – 210 31 38  from Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM or send an application to Mrs Katja Schroeter – Van Rossum (HR):  katja.schroeter@maakadvocaten.nl

Please note: Candidates selected for virtual preliminary interviews must be available to be interviewed.

 

“Great internship with 
excellent insights about
the law firm, the advocacy
and the (Legal) culture
in the Netherlands. I learned a lot!”

Intern – Jonatan Gebhardt