The Urios Career Event 2023 will take place at the Bollenhofsestraat 138-A and will be from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
The finalized program will be announced shortly!
Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird is an international law firm with a focus on helping organisations being changed by technology and the digital world.
There is a focus on high-tech and regulated sectors as Technology & Communications, Life Sciences, Media and Energy & Utilities.
Bird & Bird has 1,300 lawyers in 29 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America. The Dutch Bird & Bird team exists of more than 80 bilingual lawyers, tax experts and notaries.
Do you want to get to know Bird & Bird? Sign up for their workshop!
Founded in 1980, Integrand Foundation is a nationwide, independent non-profit organization
run by academic students. Integrand’s mission is to connect and encourage ambition. Thanks
in part to their national coverage, they are the largest academic internship mediator in the
During the Career Event, Integrand will give a workshop on how to build the best CV possible
and will help you to improve your LinkedIn profile!
Sign up for their workshop!
On behalf of Yield Legal, a Brussels-based firm, Marije Osse will tell us all about working as a
lawyer who is practicing European competition law every day. She advises and represents
clients in matters concerning EU law and competition law (Dutch and EU) and litigation before
the Dutch competition authority (the ACM) and the European Commission, Dutch courts, and
the European Court of Justice. She also assists companies in submitting merger filings with
Next to this, she teaches at the University of Amsterdam and is experienced in compliance.
She will be able to answer all your questions regarding European and competition law.
The International Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC) investigates and, where warranted, tries individuals charged with the gravest crimes of concern to the international community: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and the crime of aggression.
Do you want to know what it is like to work in the international criminal law field? Sign up for their workshop!
Van Hasselt Law
This law firm specializes in EU competition, litigation and enforcement, and ICT- and data protection law. In particular, Van Hasselt Law focuses on regulated sectors and innovative developments such as FinTech. The founder, Emilie van Hasselt, has more than 19 years of experience as a lawyer in international offices.
Her expertise lies in administrative and civil proceedings as a litigator, she provides realistic advice on litigation strategy and is results-oriented.
Do you want to know what it is like to work in those practice areas? Sign up for this workshop!
Working at the EU
Do you love the EU and maybe admire a career at one of the many institutions that the EU has? Then this workshop is perfect for you! With a presentation by the student ambassadors and an EU trainee, you will get to know all the possibilities for working at the European Union.
If this sounds like it might be right up your alley, make sure to register for this workshop!
Jan Kleijssen (Council of Europe)
Jan Kleijssen joined the Council of Europe in 1983 as a Lawyer with the European Commission of Human Rights. His Directorate carries out standard-setting, monitoring and co-operation activities on a wide variety of issues, including:
– Freedom of expression
– Data protection
– Artificial Intelligence
– Internet governance
– Criminal law
– Fighting corruption and money laundering
Jan has been Chair of the Council of Europe’s Disciplinary Board since 2015. He acts as the
Council of Europe Internet Governance Coordinator since 2018. Onalytica, a marketing
software platform, in July 2019 included Jan among the Top 100 influencers on the regulation of new technologies.
He will tell us all about the Council in his workshop, so sign up for this workshop if you are
interested in this!
CMS is one of the largest law firms in the world with 5,000+ lawyers and more than 70 offices
in more than 40 countries. At CMS in the Netherlands, lawyers, civil-law notaries, and tax
advisers form a full-service practice for national and international businesses such as Fortune
500 companies, FT European 500 companies, and organizations from the DAX 30.
about CMS on the website: https://cms.law/en/nld/ .
We are pleased to announce that CMS Law will be hosting a workshop at the Urios Career
Event and will also participate in the recruitment dinner at Restaurant Goesting afterwards. In
their workshop, lawyers from CMS law will give an insight into their daily practice as lawyers.
Municipality of Utrecht
The municipality of Utrecht (Gemeente Utrecht) is part of the Dutch government and
responsible for every task directly connected to the city of Utrecht. This can vary in many
different projects, but something these projects all have in common is that they must be
executed in compliance with legal provisions. Sometimes, these legal provisions are provided
by the EU and therefore it is possible that European law also impacts the local authorities of
Utrecht. An example of European law affecting local authorities is procurement law
(aanbestedingsrecht). Procurement law controls the way governmental instances choose their
private companies to facilitate projects, for example the process of building a new
This relatively unknown subject of law is surprisingly interesting,
because it deals with many aspects of equality between different private parties.
Note: this workshop will be given in Dutch, so we advise to only choose it if you’re Dutch