Working at Wijn & Stael

Working at Wijn & Stael

When you start working at Wijn & Stael Advocaten, you step into a dynamic law firm in the heart of Utrecht. We are an ambitious, socially engaged, and nationally operating law firm. The firm is a leader in corporate law, insolvency law, cassation, labor law, and real estate. Wijn & Stael works for small and large businesses, financial institutions, healthcare institutions, governments, non-profit organizations, interest groups, and individuals.

We stand for excellent solutions to complex legal issues. With about 70 people, we work passionately every day towards a common goal: supporting businesses and organizations in crucial moments of their existence and delivering the best possible legal services. We genuinely care about our clients and handle many complex cases that often make national headlines. This provides great opportunities for those who want to excel in the legal profession.

Our Culture
We have an open culture that values personal contact, collaboration, and attention to education and development as important pillars of our success. Wijn & Stael is truly different from most law firms.

Growth and development are highly valued. Everyone has the opportunity to develop their talents through a wide range of training programs. We challenge everyone to grow and maximize their potential. We also place great emphasis on professional, personal, and societal development and deepening.

We have an innovative culture with the appearance of one team. We value mutual connection and anyone can drop by for a chat. You have the freedom to work independently or in teams, and your choices are respected. Everyone is welcome, as Wijn & Stael places great importance on diversity and inclusivity.

In addition, themes such as sustainability and the vitality of our employees are high on our agenda. Finally, we offer a beautiful place to work. Our building is located in the heart of the beautiful city of Utrecht, overlooking the Dom tower and the Singel canal.

For Graduates, Professionals, and Students
We are always looking for exceptionally talented (legal) professionals. If you are a graduate looking for your match, or if you have experience in the legal profession and are ready for the next step in your career and want to know what opportunities our firm can offer you, please contact us for a cup of coffee. We also have great opportunities for students (see the opportunities at the bottom of this page).

Eline van de Kreeke - HR manager

"Wijn & Stael Advocaten is always looking for committed and motivated talents. Are you curious about our firm? I would be happy to tell you more about it. Please feel free to contact me for a cup of coffee."

Contact Eline
Eline van de Kreeke - HR manager
Eline van de Kreeke - HR manager

Are you a student and would you like to get to know our law firm?

Wijn & Stael Advocaten is always looking for committed and motivated students. At every stage of your studies, there is a suitable vacancy that we would be happy to tell you more about.

Trainee attorney & paralegal 
We hire 5 to 6 trainee lawyers every year. Additionally, we offer students the opportunity to work as a paralegal for a few months. We are always looking for excellent, active, and driven students who aspire to a career in law and can strengthen our team.

On-call worker
Are you in your bachelor's degree and looking for a legal part-time job? Come work as a on-call worker at Wijn & Stael! You perform supportive tasks for various colleagues and get an early glimpse into what working at a law firm is like. Do you have a flexible schedule and are you interested? Just send us your application!


Student internship 
Are you in the final stage of your studies and curious about practical experience? Enjoy Wijn & Stael for a six-week firm-wide student internship! You will not only get to know our firm and our attorneys, but you will also experience what it is like to work as an attorney. Interested? Let us know as soon as possible.

For questions about trainee attorney positions, student internships, and vacancies, please contact Eline van de Kreeke, HR manager a.i. (+31 30 2320 800).

If you want to apply, please send an email with a brief motivation letter, CV, grade lists of bachelor's and master's degrees, and - if available - evaluations of previous internships to In the case of a student internship, please also mention the period(s) when you are available.