Matchmakers for legal professionals

Your sparring partner and headhunter

Van der Wel – Legal Group is your sparring partner, legal recruiter and headhunter within the legal profession and law firms. From our large network, we advise and support candidates with the next steps in their career. A job with interesting responsibilities, a better work-life balance, a workplace closer to home, at a larger firm, at a niche firm; we make it all come true.

From attorney-trainee to partner, legal counsel to general counsel and from offices at home to abroad; we have been able to make many great matches within our market. Whether you are interested in a better job, in need of career advice or are looking for reinforcement yourself, we are happy to help.

Our focus areas:

  • Labor law
  • Banking & finance
  • Administrative and environmental law
  • Corporate law: M&A / corporate / insolvency law / contract law
  • Real estate: rental law / construction law / sale and purchase
  • Litigation / arbitration
  • Law of persons and family law + inheritance law
  • IT / IP / Privacy law
  • Financial law / criminal tax law
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What we do for candidates

Candidates can come to us to find a next step in their career. We actively search for you within our broad clientele. This consists of large and small law firms, corporates, SMEs and consultancy firms throughout the Netherlands.


If you need a better understanding of the market and your opportunities, you have come to the right place. We really take the time to help you in a casual and informal way.


What we do for clients

We support our clients with their recruitment needs, both within the law firms and corporates, ranging from trainee lawyers, partners, and various corporate legal roles. With our intelligent, data-driven yet creative approach to legal recruitment, we manage to efficiently research and develop smart systems for finding candidates.


Need advice?

Whether you need advice as a client or as a candidate, we will be happy to talk with you without any obligation. We can provide candidates with transparent advice on, for example, career and salary opportunities, both within the law firms and corporates. Also, we advise and guide our clients on their recruitment needs to achieve their intended growth or replacement. Important to tell is that we offer our services on a “No cure No pay” base. You can always meet our candidates without any obligation.




Let’s get in touch!