De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek – Law Assistant – Mergers & Acquisitions
LAW ASSISTANT – MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
We are looking for a student who has a keen interest in corporate M&A.
You will be employed as a law assistant on a part-time basis, for 15 hours per week, for a period of atleast six-months.
Our leading M&A practice provides services to a range of corporate clients and financial institutions on a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial matters. In addition to its mainstream mergers and acquisitions capability, our expertise encompasses private equity, corporate structures and reorganisations as well as corporate litigation.
We advise on public and private and public-to-private takeovers, private equity, acquisition finance, and acquisitions and divestments of major Dutch and international corporates and financial institutions active in the Netherlands.
Our legal advice focuses on achieving practical solutions when drafting and negotiating various forms of takeover and joint venture contracts, and undertaking merger control filings while coordinating global in-house and local counsel.
We continue to manage multi-jurisdictional acquisitions and divestments and we maintain strong working relationships with the leading firms in the United States, Asia and Europe.
What you can expect as a law assistant
You will be working in a pool together with other law assistants of the practice. Your activities as a law assistant consist of a combination of ‘know-how’ related work and assisting lawyers in the group’s daily practice (including literature and case law research, the preparation of presentations, memo’s and research for internal and external publications).
As a law assistant, you will be able to participate fully in all of our educational and social programmes (both those which are practice specific, and those arranged for the whole firm). You will also participate in our Introduction Day, and have the opportunity to meet other colleagues starting at the same time, in different roles across the firm. Ideally you will share a room with one of our lawyers, and be able to accompany them to any court hearings and client meetings.
However, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all of our employees (and to comply with national restrictions on working practice during the pandemic), remote working or a hybrid arrangement may be necessary. We use the latest tools and applications to connect, collaborate and work together and would ask for your flexibility and tenacity to embrace whatever the current remote or hybrid working arrangements may be at the time that you start.
If you are:
- a Master’s student with strong academic record;
- eager and excited to learn;
- meticulous and well-organised;
- proactive and flexible;
- interested in corporate law;
- a great team-player;
- enthusiastic and driven; and you have excellent Dutch and English language skills,
then we very much look forward to hearing from you.