Is the prospect of legal market in the Netherlands bright?


Dan_I
Hello.
I'm thinking to start the LLB in the Netherlands this September.

However, before I make a final decision on starting the program, I'd like to know the legal market in the Netherlands is truly bright.
My question is quite abstract, but the thing I want to know is like if 'law' is a popular major in the Netherlands, or if the legal profession is popular in Europe including Holland. I think such things could answer the question.

Additionally, compared to the law program of Groningen and Tilburg, which one is better?

Thanks!
Hello.
I'm thinking to start the LLB in the Netherlands this September.

However, before I make a final decision on starting the program, I'd like to know the legal market in the Netherlands is truly bright.
My question is quite abstract, but the thing I want to know is like if 'law' is a popular major in the Netherlands, or if the legal profession is popular in Europe including Holland. I think such things could answer the question.

Additionally, compared to the law program of Groningen and Tilburg, which one is better?

Thanks!
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chicken so...
Yes, the legal profession is "popular" in the Netherlands. People in all countries need lawyers and legal representation, after all.

However, job possibilities (as lawyers) for those who do not speak Dutch might be rather slim. To practice law in the country, you'd need to jump through some other hoops besides just going to law school (this is the case pretty much everywhere though).

For instance I believe you'd need to do a 3-year apprenticeship after your studies, at the very minimum.

Maybe you can ask the law schools you're interested in for more information, if this is your goal in pursuing an LLB.
Yes, the legal profession is "popular" in the Netherlands. People in all countries need lawyers and legal representation, after all.

However, job possibilities (as lawyers) for those who do not speak Dutch might be rather slim. To practice law in the country, you'd need to jump through some other hoops besides just going to law school (this is the case pretty much everywhere though).

For instance I believe you'd need to do a 3-year apprenticeship after your studies, at the very minimum.

Maybe you can ask the law schools you're interested in for more information, if this is your goal in pursuing an LLB.
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