Traineeship Junior Corporate Lawyer

Traineeship Junior Corporate Lawyer

Office       Amsterdam

Have you just finished your Master in Dutch Law and are you looking for a traineeship where you can develop yourself within a wide range of topics? Do you want to work in an international and dynamic environment? Vistra is looking for enthusiastic and ambitious starters, who will get the chance to develop themselves at different levels during our 18-month traineeship.

The first month you will receive fulltime training. In this month you’ll get an intensive training program, focused on both theoretical knowledge, soft skills and challenging business cases. Various aspects of our work will be discussed, such as our approach and our clients. Not only your legal knowledge, but also your financial and fiscal knowledge will be expanded to prepare you for a successful career in our corporate sector.

After the first month you get started as Junior Corporate Lawyer in one of our teams. As Junior Corporate Lawyer you are part of a Client Service Team and partly responsible for the corporate housekeeping of the Dutch entities of our clients. You will work closely with your financial colleagues and with our external partners, such as lawyers, tax advisors and financial advisors. Each month you will have an intervision, for example to discuss interesting business cases and to follow more training. 

Key Responsibilities

As a Junior Corporate Lawyer you will assist with the daily legal management and coordination of 40 to 60 companies. You will have direct client contact and a wide range of topics, including:

  • Responsible for management of client entities under supervision of a (Senior) Corporate Lawyer, in accordance with Dutch corporate law and regulations;
  • Timely and accurate daily management of corporate legal matters, under supervision of (Senior) Corporate Lawyer;
  • Maintenance of client files in cooperation with Corporate Lawyer and Senior Corporate Lawyer through required corporate legal documentation;
  • Setting up and managing corporate and private legal structures;
  • Accurate and timely set up and maintenance of compliance files and annual reviews under supervision of (Senior) Corporate Lawyers;
  • Identifying compliance risks and share with (Medior or Senior) Corporate Lawyers;
  • Professional (verbal and written) communication with clients, shareholders, advisors and other relevant parties concerning legal matters under supervision of (Medior and Senior) Corporate Lawyers;
  • Building and managing professional business relationships with clients.

Qualifications and other requirements

Our expectations:

We are looking for starters who:

  • Are ambitious and enthusiastic lawyers who want to be challenged and grow;
  • Want to develop at both legal, financial and fiscal level;
  • Have excellent communication skills and are fluent in Dutch and English, written and spoken;
  • Have a good sense of humor;
  • Have a master in Dutch Law (with emphasis on company law or notary law);
  • Have between 0-2 years relevant experience (gained in legal or financial services is a plus);
  • Are available on a fulltime basis as per March 1st, 2019

About Vistra

Vistra has a diverse global workforce of more than 4.000 people from 45 corners of the world. We are in major city centers like Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Bangalore and New York. High growth areas like Shenzhen, Warsaw, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur.

You will work closely together with talented colleagues, with a wide variety of expertise, from legal, accounting, compliance, IT, business development, marketing and HR.

You will work with interesting clients from a range of industries:

  • Multinationals
  • High-growth companies
  • Private equity firms
  • International accounting firms
  • International law firms

At Vistra, being of service to our clients is seen as an art and a privilege. That caring spirit is also alive and well in our day-to-day interactions with each other. Part of this comes from our highly multi-cultural workforce. We know first hand that there truly is great strength in diversity, which is also highly rated by our employees.   

Do you want to make an impact by helping clients, simplify the administration and reduce the cost of cross-border business? Choose Vistra and you will join the company with the broadest range of high quality services—all delivered through one seamless global network.

Besides that, you will enjoy a leadership team that is committed, accessible and willing to share with you their knowledge.

We offer

Vistra offers you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic industry that is expanding its services and coverage in an increasingly global world. Some strategic acquisitions and continued expansion of client segments and services has positioned us as one of the world’s top three industry leaders.

Be part of a company that combines the power of a global network with the appeal of personalized service. Design you own future in our entrepreneurial culture where innovation and creativity are celebrated—and high performers can become equity owners.

At Vistra you can carve out an international career for yourself. Our international business services that ensure clients from every corner of the world get the most from their cross-border endeavors.

We are very proud of our culture and employees. We are surrounded by people who describe themselves as friendly, collaborative and fun to work with. There’s no shortage of local office camaraderie, whether its soccer leagues, birthday celebrations, happy hours or team volunteering efforts. And we all come together to make a difference through our innovative Corporate Social Responsibility program.

The application process

If you are enthusiastic about our traineeship, please send your resume and application letter to If the enthusiasm is mutual, we will invite you for a first interview at our office. 

A pre-employment screening is also part of the application process. 


Atrium Building, 8th Floor Strawinskylaan 3127 1077 ZX Amsterdam
+31 88 560 9950
+31 88 560 9960

How to apply

If you meet the requirements please click the 'apply' button below. For specific questions, you can contact Marieke Rijnders (Senior Corporate Recruiter) at phone number + 31 (0) 88 5609861.

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