Business to business debt recovery, both in the Netherlands and
internationally. Bierens is the largest debt recovery law firm in the
Netherlands. We act on behalf of small and medium-sized companies,
large enterprises as well as multinationals, based on “No Win, No Fee.”
Bierens is unique in that we take care of both the out of court phase and
the judicial debt recovery process. This approach is successful to such
an extent that we are able to settle 90% of our cases out of court. In
terms of both our results and our low costs, we leave debt collection
agencies and bailiffs far behind.
The Bierens Legal Traineeship is a unique international oriented
program/traineeship for ambitious law school graduates. For a period of 5
months, you (together with other trainees) will be working at our
international headquarters in Amsterdam, where you will build your own
network and legal practice, focusing on international law and the law in
your country of origin.
What does the traineeship entail?
What makes the traineeship unique is the combination of in-house
commercial and business training which is provided on top of your legal
training at Bierens. The business training entails all facets of running
and setting up a business, from business development to online
marketing. During and after the training sessions, we will help you in
building your own legal business practice within the international
When does the traineeship start and what is the goal?
Every year Bierens recruits several new legal trainees. The upcoming
traineeship will start in September 2021. All trainees will be working
together and have both individual and group objectives. At our office in
Amsterdam, Bierens employs international attorneys of 20+ different
European countries which will create the opportunity for you to gain
international legal knowledge. Furthermore, Bierens employs several
professionals who will train and coach you to develop commercial and
Your main goal in this traineeship program is to broaden and hone your legal skills combined with developing your entrepreneurial talent and become part of an internationally operating organisation of lawyers throughout Europe.
I think I might actually apply. Could you try to convince me one last time?
The list of benefits is endless, but just to make you more enthusiastic than you hopefully already are: with this traineeship you can optimize and utilise your legal skills and entrepreneurial mindset, meet and collaborate with a whole lot of new international people from all over Europe, and be part of the inspirational work environment, but most importantly, kickstart your career in the heart of Netherlands! What are you waiting for?!
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
EUR 1300.00 per month
Accommodation, Public transportation, Other: Accommodation is part of the package but a renting price applies
Commercial Law - General
Competition and Economic Law - General
Contract Law - Advanced
Private International Law - Advanced
Czech - Fluent
Danish - Fluent
Dutch - Fluent
You need to be eligible to work in The Netherlands.
We are on a mission to build a European network of international legal professionals in our office in Amsterdam. For this STEP cycle, we are focused on attracting and recruiting young professionals who possess the language skills and studied law in Belgium, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Norway or Sweden.