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TTLA Career Day 2020!

Join us this March 12th at 10:00 at Eramus University Rotterdam!
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Check out our upcoming activities: Our Alumni Social Event Our Company Visit to CMA CGM Our Company Visit to LLoyd's Our Career Day

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TTLA is here to Represent, Support and Connect!
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Social activities

Live and enjoy every moment of student life! TTLA offers a broad variety of social activities; get acquainted with staff and fellow students that share your passion for trade and transport law.

Career opportunities

As the only study association for trade and transportation law, we facilitate career opportunities for aspiring students in this field of work. Be it internships or starting positions, our partnering organizations will keep a keen eye out for you.

International community

Far away from your roots? Make the world port city your home away from home. Get to know our community of international students; share experiences, organize activities and meet your new friends in Rotterdam!

World port

TTLA is located at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in close vincinity to the largest port on the Western hemisphere. Thanks to our close ties to the trade and transportation sector we are able to offer valuable insight into the practice of legal professionals in this world port city.

Our partners

  • AKD advocaten
  • Dutch Maritime Law
  • Langelaar Klinkhamer Advocaten
  • Codex Mulder
  • Omniversalis*SKNDAL

So what are you waiting for?

Latest news

Visit at Damen Shiprepair

On Friday the 9th of December, 25 excited TTLA members entered the metro to Schiedam to visit Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam. Damen is one of the largest shipbuilding and ship repairing companies in the world and they have a big repair and conversion site in Schiedam. We were all cleared through the security and went into the office where Damen welcomed us with coffee, tea and lovely cupcakes! Consequentially we were, if possible, even more excited to hear the presentations Damen prepared for us! First the manager of the site told us about Damen, its history and the specific site in Schiedam. After him the head of the insurance and risk management explained to us about all the daily struggles and what-if-scenarios you have to take into account when managing insurances and risk calculations for such a highly specialized and huge company as Damen. Finally we got a presentation from Damen Shiprepair’s own inhouse legal counsel that told us a lot about the exciting legal challenges he faced everyday and about the advantages to work in the business itself instead of doing traditional legal work as a practicing lawyer. After the presentations we all got the coolest blue helmets and safety […] Read more!

Goals for 2016-2017

The Trade and Transport Law Association is here to Represent, Support and Connect. We aim to be the face for all Commercial Law students, in all possible internal and external matters. We will support you by preparing you guys for the job market through posting vacancies and hosting workshops in how to present yourself online and how to prepare for job interviews. And most importantly, we are here to connect. The TTLA builds a bridge between students and the future. We do so by connecting you with potential employers and by introducing you to various possible career paths. We also want to connect students with other students through social activities. Not only does a strong network make your time in Rotterdam more fun, it is also essential for your further career. Have fun together, not only for your own pleasure but also for your career’s sake! Through the TTLA we can make our ideas come true. We, the board of 2016-2017, are here as representatives for you and we are open to hear about what specific needs or desires you might have! Like our Facebook page, join our LinkedIn group or check out our webpage and become a member today! […] Read more!

New TTLA board appointed for 2016-2017!

The TTLA board of 2016-2017 is newly appointed and consists of: President – Cathérine van Ameijden Secretary and Treasurer – Anouk Oudshoorn Commissioner of Internal Affairs – Love Johnsson Commissioner of External Affairs – Valeria Boukoumani We want to give warm and heartily thanks to our predecessors Gijs, Katja, Nikolaos and Christianne for all their hard work and their commitment to the TTLA! We will continue your work and develop TTLA even further!   Read more!

New board!

Dear student, The Trade and Transport Law Association is currently looking for a new board! If you are willing to kick-start your adventure in Rotterdam, keep on reading! The association is founded upon the idea that a platform was needed where students and companies involved in the trade and transport sector could come together, in close vicinity to the largest port on the Western hemisphere, at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. In its current mission, the association expands this aim to the broader field of trade and transport law in an international perspective. Over the past year, it has received a great amount of valuable support from students and professionals. The association aims to provide support to the students of the LL.M. Commercial Law masters. By organizing company visits, career events, making notice of possible internships or starting positions, the association together with our partners will keep a keen eye out for you in the trade and transport sector. Furthermore, TTLA offers a broad variety of social activities for all the students who are far away from their roots and help them to make the world port city their home away from home. For the upcoming year the TTLA is looking for […] Read more!

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