The Amsterdam Law and Finance Association (ALFA) is a new study association for students of the Master’s programme in Law and Finance (L&F) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and for other students of the University of Amsterdam who are interested in topics related to Law and Finance. The association is affiliated with the University of Amsterdam.
Our main goals are:
To offer an additional platform where students of the L&F master and other interested students can learn about and discuss topics related to law and finance.
To allow students to get to know the work field and a broad range of law firms, companies and academics.
To advance the social cohesion between members of the association.
Furthermore, A.L.F.A. strives to:
To foster self-organization by the students within the association .
To engage in new partnerships and to maintain existing partnerships with partners from (legal) practice.
To ensure a fruitful cooperation with all parties involved.
To achieve its goals, A.L.F.A. will organize both social and content extra-curricular activities such as guest lectures, workshops, outings and firm visits. Please feel free to send us an email if you are interested in joining the association or if you are interested in a collaboration.
Being the Secretary of ALFA, Isidora operates as the backbone of the association. Her exceptional professional and academic background thus far equipped her with a methodical approach and a good eye for detail. Isidora is the one to keep ALFA organized. Among others, she is responsible for the newsletter and the coordination of the board meetings, as well as the organization of internal events.
LLM Law and Finance student. As the Chairman, Jelle plays a key role in the professionalization and functioning of ALFA. His goal is to make ALFA a meaningful addition to the Master Law and Finance. His tasks include: supervising meetings, building relationships with other organisations and taking part in key decision-making.
Christoforos is the Vice Chairman of ALFA and currently studying towards an LLM in Law and Finance. Having participated in many conferences and worked in the legal industry, Christoforos is experienced in coordinating different projects towards reaching a common goal. Christoforos is responsible for the branding and promotion of ALFA, as well as aligning the interests of the board and the student body.
Stamatis is the man in charge of the budget.. Having worked in a top-tier law firm in Greece as well as in a greek systemic bank, Stamatis has the organizational skills that the Treasure's position requires.. Next to being the financial (master)mind of ALFA, Stamatis is dedicated to furthering the development of the association, whilst cooperating coherently with his fellow board members.
Jip is the External Commissioner of ALFA and a student of the LLM Law and Finance. Having worked in well-reputed international law firms in the Netherlands, he has many contacts in various law firms. He acts as a mediator between ALFA and the outer world. He is mainly in charge of establishing new partnerships with various firms, organizing guest lectures, firm visits and the ALFA career event.