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Associate Real Estate (Transactions)

Posted 10 Sep 2022
Work experience
4 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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We are looking for a new team member to expand our Real Estate practice group in Amsterdam, focusing on real estate transactions and developments. 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 and banking and finance lawyers.


  • Master’s Degree in Dutch law
  • 4 - 6 years of experience in Real Estate
  • Experience with Real Estate transactions is most welcome
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Commercial awareness and solution-oriented
  • Proactive with an entrepreneurial mindset

About the Real Estate practice – Dirk-Jan Gondrie (Partner)

“Over the last couple of years we have expanded our real estate transactions practice in our office in Amsterdam. We have benefitted from the international platform that Dentons brings operating in a market that has become more international over the years”, says partner Dirk-Jan Gondrie, co-head of the real estate practice in the Netherlands. “We have built a strong client base of both international and domestic investors and developers. We are looking for talented people that will help us to further expand that practice.”

Key responsibilities

Our lawyers assist Dutch and international investors, developers, municipalities, real estate funds, banks and other financial institutions. We have extensive experience in 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
  • Working at the Amsterdam office of the world’s largest law 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.

Dentons in Amsterdam is onderdeel van het grootste advocatenkantoor ter wereld. Dentons biedt een aantrekkelijk nieuw en internationaal perspectief voor al onze collega’s en cliënten. Dentons staat voor diversiteit van onze collega’s, cliënten en van de gemeenschappen waarin we werken en leven. We bieden onze cliënten talent met verschillende achtergronden, uit verschillende landen, met ervaring vanuit verschillende rechtsgebieden.

Active in 73 countries
175 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 36 years

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Bas van der Reep


Bas van der Reep

Bas van der Reep has been a lawyer in the Real Estate practice group and the Real Estate industry team of our Amsterdam office since 2016.
Bas mainly focuses on advising and litigating on issues related to commercial leases. His experience includes drafting agreements, procedural documents and letters...