Junior Associate Real Estate – Dentons

We are looking for a new team member to expand our Real Estate practice group in Amsterdam, focusing on commercial real estate including commercial leasing and transactional real estate involving real estate investment (re)developments or transformations of commercial properties in a broad sense. More in particular we are looking for a new colleague who wants to further specialize as a litigator and wants to get involved with all sorts of real estate disputes. Our Real Estate practice is ambitious and fast growing, offering the possibility for lawyers to develop, grow and work in an international environment. We offer realistic, high quality bespoke solutions. Our team covers a broad range of areas and sectors and works closely together with other specialists within our Amsterdam office, including civil-law notaries, M&A lawyers, tax and banking and finance lawyers.


  • Master’s Degree in Dutch law
  • Intern experience in Real Estate/ civil law
  • Interested in Real Estate litigation and professional liability claims
  • Sharp writer
  • Good speaker
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Commercial awareness and solution-oriented
  • Proactive with an entrepreneurial mindset

About the Real Estate practice – Cornélie Arnouts (Partner)
“If you are able to speak the language of each different client, if you are not afraid to speak the truth (about litigation changes or other questions), if you are able to focus on the most relevant issues and dare to make your own decisions and follow your gut feelings, if you have a good sense of humor, you are most welcome in our team. Your career path is in your own hands.”

You will be part of a very steady team, with a relatively young responsible partner who is quite active also with non-billable activities. She is supported by very experienced lawyers, amongst others with legal counsel experience and a Professor in leasing law.

Key responsibilities
Our lawyers assist Dutch and international investors, developers, municipalities, real estate funds, banks and other financial institutions. We have extensive experience in real estate litigation and advising on transactional work in a national and international setting. In this dynamic role you will be given plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth. You are often the linchpin between our different practice groups and the client.

The opportunity to join a fast-growing and ambitious practice, working in an international environment

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • A progressive, innovative and challenging work environment
  • Part of a specialized litigation team
  • Part of a highly regarded real estate department
  • Working at the Amsterdam office of the world’s largest law firm
  • Many opportunities to work on your own network (via articles writing, teaching/ lecturing and real estate memberships), both within and outside of our firm

Why Dentons is different
The legal profession is changing rapidly and Dentons is leading the way in advancing change for the benefit of clients. We are driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways. With more than 20,000 people, 12,000 lawyers and 200 locations the opportunity is huge. Dentons has the talent for what you need, where you need it. We continue to receive external awards and recognition, including for our continued international expansion over the last 12 months; for ground-breaking innovation through the development of Nextlaw Labs and Nextlaw Regional Referral Network; and for success in advising clients across multiple regions. Dentons is also a leader on the Acritas Regional Elite Brand Index and a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner.

Diversity & Inclusion
Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture that respects individual differences. We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved.

If you are seeking to enhance your career in a challenging work environment, please send your CV with supporting documents, detailing why you are the right candidate for this position. If you would like to ask any specific questions beforehand, please contact recruitment.amsterdam@dentons.com.