Project Assistant

Project Assistant (1.0 FTE) 

About the position

In your role as Project Assistant, you will fully support the lawyers within the specific project(s). Depending on the size of the project, a project assistant will support various projects at once.

The activities include among others:

  • Independently supports the project team(s) (lawyers) by monitoring and administrating with regard to filings, deadlines, due dates and progress
  • Helps to continuously improve and optimise processes
  • Works pro-actively, communicates and works together with colleagues, and is flexible and visible
  • Handling and tracking of legal papers and documents
  • Word processing, creating files, and archiving activities
  • Manage workstreams
  • Preparing invoices and checking budget tools
  • Check and send out fee-updates
  • Planning and coordinating internal and external meetings
  • Selecting and visiting hearing locations and negation with hotels
  • Taking care of all facilities during a hearing

Who are you?

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has vocational degree (MBO) and professional ability at higher professional education level (HBO)
  • Knowledge of legal terminology/procedures
  • Has 5+ years of relevant work experience in a similar position (preferably within the legal sector)
  • Has excellent command of Dutch and good command of English, both written and verbal
  • Has excellent knowledge of MS Office programs; Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Is accurate and takes ownership
  • Is flexible, proactive, customer-oriented and able to work well together with both our lawyers and other secretarial colleagues.

Who are we?

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is an international law firm that is deeply rooted in the Netherlands. De Brauw advises more than 70% of the largest multinationals with headquarters in the Netherlands. De Brauw specialises in high-quality legal advice in complex transactions, proceedings and regulatory issues for companies and financial institutions. Over the years, De Brauw has built up a large and close-knit international network of renowned law firms. About 650 individuals are on staff at De Brauw in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Shanghai and Singapore.

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