The Dispute Resolution practice based in Brussels deals with a wide variety of disputes in areas such as contracts, banking, corporate, white-
collar crime and fraud, construction, insolvency and product liability.
We firmly believe that the business of a law firm is a people business. For this reason, we will provide you with state-
of-the-art training on a practice, local and global level, both on technical and on "soft" skills (.e.g presentation skills and business development skills).
We are looking for a bright, confident junior lawyer with a keen interest in financial, economic and legal matters on a global scale.
You have French as your mother tongue and an excellent command of English and the second national language. You have excellent drafting skills and you are commercially aware and solution-
oriented. You love team-work. You have a first-class Belgian law degree, possibly combined with additional education abroad or a postgraduate degree in the field.
The firm operates as a meritocracy and, therefore, selection for recruitment is on merit, irrespective of gender, race or ethnicity, age, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job.
As such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.
As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities.
We know that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us attract the best talent, drive innovation with diversity of thought, and deliver the best experience to everyone who comes into contact with us.
We recruit on the basis of merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
Selection decisions, and the reasons for those decisions, are recorded at each stage of the selection process. Selection criteria and, where appropriate, technical skills tests are in place to measure an individual’s ability for the safe and effective performance of a job.
Those involved in recruitment and selection decisions and processes are also provided with guidance on diversity issues.
If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance.
Specific experience requirements advertised on a role do not intend to preclude applications from candidates who may have more or less experience.
Our intention is only to indicate a guideline as to the necessary skills for the role as described.