De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek – Law Assistant – Regulatory Enforcement
LAW ASSISTANT – REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT
We are looking for a student who has a keen interest Regulatory Enforcement.
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.
We advise and represent major companies and financial institutions in a wide range of cross-border matters, and provide strategic advice to our multinational clients globally in litigation, transactions and enforcement actions. Our Regulatory Enforcement practice is active, and has an unrivalled reputation, across the entire spectrum of international, EU and Dutch regulatory law.
What you can expect as a law assistant
As a law assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in the following practice areas:
- Energy & Environmental Law;
- Competition Law;
- Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity; and
- Corporate Crime & Investigations.
You will actively support lawyers in ongoing matters, and be involved in internal investigations, merger filings, administrative law proceedings and privacy issues. 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 writing newsletters).
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.