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Senior Associate in Corporate Law
Associate / Lawyer
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.
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
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
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
Committed to delivering
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or would
like more information, please contact our HR manager, Anneke
Vermeir, on email@example.com.