Paralegal, Brussels Office
Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth.
Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. .
In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks.
These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.
Job overview :
You will be working with the partners and associates in the Brussels office.
The role is inclusive of but not limited to;
Drafting of legal documentation for the Finance and Corporate divisions
Assisting on a broad range of finance transactions and liaising with clients (both business and legal teams)
Translating legal documents (mostly from English into Dutch / French)
Assisting with knowhow and project work
Performing legal and factual research
Organising, analysing, cross-checking and validating information
Preparing written reports
Reviewing and monitoring new and updated laws and regulations
Essential skills and experience :
Excellent Dutch, English and French language skills (written and oral)
Excellent organisational / project management skills
Collegiate, positive and willing-to-learn attitude to work, happy to assist and be involved in a variety of transactions when additional support is required
Attention to detail and thoroughness are essential
Confident and professional manner
Able to build and develop rapport with clients; good client relationship skills
Ability to manage own workload
Opening date : Wednesday 23rd October
Closing date : Wednesday 20th November