Associate

Term: Permanent
Department: Competition, Regulatory & Trade Group
Location: Brussels
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, BelfastBirmingham, BolognaBrussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, LuxembourgManchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017.  Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

The Team

The Energy Team advises since two decades national and international companies on a wide range of energy matters in the EU from development of (renewable) power projects, to monitoring of subsidy mechanisms and tariffs, public service obligations, M&As, competition law, disputes in energy contracts,... there is always one or more regulatory aspect to tackle in market decisions, for which experts in the field are needed.

The Team is embedded in the Competition, Regulatory & Trade Group at Fieldfisher in Brussels that consists of a multilingual team of over 15 specialised national and international lawyers. Besides Energy, the group focuses on EU Regulatory, Trade and Competition. Besides, the Team constantly interacts with other departments (Corporate, Litigation, Tax, …) of the Brussels office.

Offer:

  • challenging working environment with high-profile clients and projects;
  • competitive remuneration conditions:
  • team spirit with attention paid to individuals and work-life balance;
  • broad scope for personal and professional development.
Key Skills & Experience
  • Belgian qualified lawyer (strong academic record, preferably LLM);
  • working experience, preferably in the energy sector;
  • diligent, proactive and service-minded character;
  • pragmatic and result-oriented individual; and
  • language skills including Dutch, English and French.

 

Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter by e-mail to Brusselsrecruitment@fieldfisher.com with “Energy Team Brussels” in the subject line.

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