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Executive secretary (full-time)

Boat Lawyers – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job description


We are looking for a representative executive secretary for the  lawyers of our team. Someone who finds it a challenge to take on work in a business and professional environment and, in particular, also possesses a "hands on" mentality.


You operate in an enthusiastic and professional team of lawyers and jurists who deal with legal issues in the field of real estate, energy and healthcare. In addition, the employees also work with international organizations. The team gives many presentations and teaches at various institutions.


In this position you support the management with very good secretarial, organizing and sometimes also managerial tasks. You speak fluent Dutch and English and you can deal with directors and board members of large companies.


You are  (pro) active in areas such as mailbox and agenda management, monitoring deadlines and prioritizing national and international activities. In addition, you don't turn your hand around to create and organize an efficient working environment that exudes an organized tranquility for both the team and visitors.  A minimum of 5 years work experience in a legal environment is required.


You have a firm footing, you are an accessible and communicative person and you know how to handle confidential information. Professional and personal development are central to our business operations. We offer a flexible, dynamic organization with opportunities to grow in an international organization and excellent employment conditions in line with the market.



  • You have at least completed legal, secretarial training;

  • You have experience as an office manager in a legal environment;

  • You have at least 5 years of work experience in the legal sector;

  • You have good communication skills;

  • You are able to prioritize and you are stress resistant;

  • You work accurately and punctually;

  • You have a proactive and assertive attitude;

  • You have good knowledge and control of the MS office package, in particular PowerPoint;

  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English language in word and writing.


We take a flexible and customer-oriented attitude, a collegial attitude, perseverance and a correct professional work mentality for granted.


Boat Lawyers


Since its establishment in 2002, Boot Advocaten has specialized inReal Estate and Procurement Law, Government, Spatial Planning and the Environment. As the first niche firm in the Netherlands, Boot Advocaten has set a trend. We are real specialists; no impersonal 'advocacy factory'. Characteristic is our pragmatic, multidisciplinary and integrated approach, with which we realize (very) large projects with a relatively small organization. For several years now, Boot Advocaten has also focused on sectors in addition to real estateRenewable energyandHealth and Care. Because our laws, such as construction law, procurement law and energy law, are also relevant in these sectors .  3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_'healthy' buildings. Not only focused on the technical field, but above all better legal models for owners and end users.



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