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Job Title Senior Associate in Corporate Law
Role Associate / Lawyer
Expertise Corporate
Job Location Brussels

Bird & Bird is an international law firm combining the highest level of legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking. We have over 1,400 lawyers in 31 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in the rest of the world.

Our Brussels office has been serving Belgian and international clients in all areas of business law for 25 years and currently brings together a team of more than 65 lawyers and staff. If you want to find out more, visit www.twobirds.com .

Bird & Bird's firmly established corporate practice has grown significantly over the last few years, and we are looking to recruit a senior associate with good technical knowledge of, and experience in corporate and ideally also financial transactions and advice.

About the team

Our Brussels-based corporate team advises on all forms of corporate transactions, structures, issues and disputes, both within Belgium and internationally. This not only includes mergers & acquisitions, but also private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, capital markets transactions, as well as establishing, changing, restructuring and winding-up companies and all aspects of their functioning.

Our team represents a variety of clients, from SMEs to large multinationals. As a result, we regularly advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters. Our corporate team regularly work with colleagues around the world to advise clients on all international aspects.

The role

  • You will work for a variety of domestic and international, large and smaller clients, and enjoy challenging, cutting-edge work ;
  • You will be given responsibility and will have direct client contact from day one;
  • You will work with experienced professionals, who are true experts in their field, and be encouraged to further develop your legal, business and interpersonal skills through continuous training and mentoring;
  • You will be actively involved in and expected to participate to marketing and business development initiatives;
  • You will be able to develop an in-depth understanding of Bird & Bird's key industry sectors, mainly in high-tech and regulated sectors; and
  • You will receive an attractive remuneration package.

Your profile

  • A strong academic background in Belgium, as well as ideally abroad;
  • At least 5 years (and ideally more) of relevant professional experience;
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and writing skills;
  • Committed to delivering high-quality work;
  • An excellent command of French, Dutch and English;
  • A good team player, fitting in well with our open, entrepreneurial culture; and
  • Interested and ideally some track-record in business development activities.

About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is committed to promoting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. As part of our commitment to that goal, we support applications from a diverse range of candidates and are happy to discuss our vision and initiatives in this field during the interview process.

Take the next step

If you think you are the right fit for our Corporate team in Brussels, apply here or send your cv, and ideally your motivation letter or video message brurecruitment@twobirds.com

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our HR manager, Anneke Vermeir, on annv@twobirds.com .

Learn more about our firm at www.twobirds.com . You can find the latest updates from our team on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/bird-&-bird-llp/