Welcome to the website of the Amsterdam Young Bar Association (AYBA). Any attorney who is admitted to the Amsterdam Bar and has not already been practicing as an attorney for six years or more automatically becomes a member of the AYBA, and will remain so until having practiced as an attorney for six years. The AYBA aims to advance the professional development of, and the social interaction between its members through organising educational and social activities, providing information on relevant topics and maintaining relationships with related organisations within Amsterdam and beyond. If so required the AYBA may act as representative of its members in the furthering of their professional interests. At this time the association has some 3,200 members.