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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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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?

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Internship – Langelaar Klinkhamer Advocaten

  Company                 Langelaar & Klinkhamer advocaten Location                  Rotterdam Type                           Internship Posted                       01/07/2016 Langelaar Klinkhamer Advocaten provides specialised legal support in the fields of transport law, insurance law, commercial law, business law, national and international debt collection and the repossession of goods. If you are interested in an internship to gain some practical experience, send your CV and cover letter to Do note: Dutch civil effect is required. Click here to find more about the company Read more!

Summer legal internship at Nidera

2016 Summer Internship Nidera, an international producer and trader of agricultural commodities, is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. We are privileged to reside in ‘The Rotterdam’, an architectural office designed by Rem Koolhaas. The Nidera Corporate Legal Team is a small but rather efficient international team of lawyers that work closely together, active on a global scale. During the summer period, for at least 6 weeks during July and August, we can offer you a challenging time as a corporate paralegal while working in an international legal environment within the group’s legal department. You will be supporting the in-house lawyers and you are in contact with both internal and external parties throughout the group. At the end of the summer, you will have a strong sense of the legal awareness that is required within a commodity trading house and in-depth understanding of what it is like to work in our highly charged professional environment. What experience can we offer you? Your main responsibilities will consist of verifying compliance for all our legal entities, drafting of minutes and resolutions, director appointments and resignations, proxies,certificates, circulation of materials and reviews of and updates on corporate legal requirements. Furthermore, you would also ensure […] Read more!

TTLA Career day – (Registration open)

  The Trade & Transport Law Association organizes the “Career day” on Tuesday 10th of May. The aim of the event is to connect students with practice and give to our members a clear picture about the career prospects after graduation. Our speakers will give a presentation about their daily practice in their field of expertise, the job hunting experience and the career prospects of their job position. All speakers are alumni from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Location: Erasmus University Rotterdam Campus  – Senaatzaal (Erasmus building) Time: 13:30 – 17:30 (17:30-19:30 drinks at Paviljoen) Speakers 1) Konstansia Karampetsou – PhD candidate (Eramus University of Rotterdam) 2) Rutger van Dijk – AKD 3) Perri Ertugruloglu – Claims handler (DUPI) 4) Eirini Tsoumpou – Claims handler (Samskip) 5) Rob Veninga (Vertom) 6) Tania Galli (UAL) We are grateful to announce that Emily van Roosmalen Derogee will be the chairwoman of the event. After the presentations, the Trade & Transport Law Association will host social drinks to connect the participants with the speakers. Please register online at   Read more!

Public Speaking workshop review

On the 25th of April the TTLA arranged a workshop on ‘How to present yourself and how to get your message across’. The lecture was held by Eva Novotna, a previous trainer for the United Netherlands Delegation, whose students won several awards both at the Harvard and Oxford Model United Nations. Present at the workshop was 15 TTLA members who received interactive training and got the possibility to present themselves orally on different topics in front of the rest of the group while being subjected to feedback from both fellow students and the Eva herself. There was a primary focus on how each’s body language came across and whether their oral message correlated with their body movement. Besides, several lessons and tricks were given on how to present oneself at a job interview, and the focus was set on how an open and welcoming posture can ensure that a first impression is positive. The end of the workshop was dedicated to framing. Framing is how to presents an object or situations from different perspectives to make it in your favour. As many of us will dedicate our lives to being a lawyer we need a more extensive response than ‘it […] Read more!

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