IP Mid Level Associate (Belgian master's degree in law
Associate / Lawyer
Innovation and creativity are powerful. They help forge business
empires, cure disease, inspire enduring creative work – and much
more. Most critically, they generate IP, which our lawyers protect
with their own innovative thinking and creative solutions.
With a clear focus on supporting organisations being changed by
technology and the digital world, Bird & Bird is a strategic
partner of many of the world’s biggest brands and technology
companies. They rely on our top-ranked Intellectual Property
professionals to protect their most valuable innovations and
Bird & Bird is strong in all fields of IP. Their strength lies
in having knowledgeable people and dealing diligently with requests.
Join us in our mission to support our cutting-edge clients by
providing smart, creative legal advice.
How will you make your mark?
By playing an active role in achieving our team’s continued ambition
to succeed at the top of its game. To support our Brussels IP team’s
growth, we are indeed currently recruiting for an Associate to join
our IP team in Brussels. Our Associate will integrate within the team
to provide the top-tier legal advice and assistance our clients have
come to depend upon.
To be successful, you’ll need team spirit and can count on the
firm’s support to:
Enjoy challenging, cutting-edge work;
Handle complex national and cross-border IP matters, with a
strong focus on contentious matters;
Have the opportunity to work with the most sophisticated clients
from day one;
Take an active role in matters, working with state-of-the-art tech
and award-winning legal tech tools;
Further develop your legal, business and interpersonal skills and
build your career in the firm;
Be actively involved in marketing and business development
initiatives in a truly international firm.
How to get your foot in the door?
You have gained 3 or more years of experience under your belt,
including on patent and trademark litigation.
You’re fluent in Dutch and English, with a good command of French,
and you have strong writing and analytical skills that allow you to
identify key issues. You are ready to roll up your sleeves together
with our team, working hard to grasp the latest technology our clients
are working with and deliver the high-quality work they expect.
What we’ll do to keep you
This is an ideal opportunity to develop your expertise with a
globally recognised team of IP pros. You’ll be part of our dynamic and
international firm and get training and feedback from top-notch
practitioners from all parts of the firm. You’ll also have the chance
to join our group's social events and will benefit from an attractive
Take the next step
If you think you are the right fit for our leading IP team in
Brussels, please click on apply below.You can also send your cv,
motivation letter and transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.