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Master
Law & Finance (LLM)
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Careers

This programme offers a rare combination of law and finance in one single Master's degree. It caters to a large demand for financial legal specialists.

The first graduates from this Master's programme, have typically found employment as:

  • Lawyers, in the corporate/transactional and financial practices of law firms.
  • Legal and compliance experts in the financial industry (including banks, insurance companies and pension funds).
  • In-house Legal Counsel at multinational corporations and/or international organizations.
  • Academic researchers in law and finance.
  • Legal and compliance officers for financial supervisory authorities.
  • Consultants in positions requiring legal and financial knowledge in organizations such as think-tanks and accounting firms.

Companies, organizations and institutions

Our graduates have landed jobs at for example: University of Amsterdam, Simmons & Simmons, Clifford Chance, DLA, De Brauw, Loyens & Loeff, Houthoff, Allen & Overy, NautaDutilh, Stibbe, DLA Piper, consultancy agencies, multinationals, companies, and ECB, ING, Triodos, Rabobank and DNB.

Our students and graduates

Student performance 

2018-2019:

  • 54% finished in 1 year and 79% in 1,5 years 
  • Average and median grade: 8
  • 12 students graduated Cum Laude

2019-2020: 

  • 72% finished in 1 year and 91% finished in 1,5 years
  • Average and median grade: 8
  • 16 students graduated Cum Laude

2020-2021: 

  • 67% finished in 1 year (provisional) and 89% is expected to finish in 1,5 years
  • Average and median grade: 8.14 
  • At least 18 students graduated Cum Laude (provisional number) 

Thus, the selected, talented students in our programme perform really well and the market knows that we set high standards and accomplish great results.

Alumni networks

  • The Master in Law & Finance provides its own useful MLF Alumni Network platform via LinkedIn. 
  • Discover the online platform for and about UvA Alumni here: UvA Bridge.
  • The NL Alumni network offers students and alumni a platform to connect and reconnect with fellow NL Alumni and Dutch organizations. Stay in touch with the Dutch via the news and events calendar and find information about scholarships and career opportunities in the Netherlands.