Associate

Term: Permanent
Department: Corporate
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 and energy & natural resources. Our growing European network of offices supports a local and international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Shanghai and Beijing teams. Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as banks, private equity funds, technology, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, industrial and manufacturing companies.

Fieldfisher in Brussels has more than 40 qualified lawyers, either working in the Belgian law practice, or the Competition and EU Regulatory Group. The Belgian law practice consists of more than 30 Belgian lawyers who are fluent in English, Dutch and French, and often other languages. The Competition and EU Regulatory Group consists of a multilingual team of specialised Belgian and international lawyers. We provide a full range of services, covering all legal issues in corporate, private equity and M&A, as well as in tax/VAT, competition/antitrust, commercial contracts, dispute resolution, employment and pensions, financial services, IP, technology and regulatory.

Our corporate practice includes general corporate counselling and governance and covers all types of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity, corporate restructurings and capital markets (debt and equity).

We are currently looking for an associate to join our team.

Key Skills & Experience
  • You are highly motivated
  • You hold a Master of Laws degree from a Belgian university
  • You have a strong academic record
  • You have experience of working in a corporate department of a reputable international law firm
  • You are at least trilingual (Dutch, French and English)
  • An additional foreign law degree is a plus
  • You are an excellent communicator and team player

We offer you the opportunity to work in a stimulating, enriching and international environment with a friendly atmosphere. We have a development programme that will help you further build your skills and experience at speed. Furthermore, we work hard to make sure our lawyers gain exposure to business development, honing the skills they need to make a real impact on their personal growth and the growth of the firm. We offer you a very attractive compensation for your work.

If you would like to apply, please send us your resume and cover letter by e-mail to  Brusselsrecruitment@fieldfisher.com.

www.fieldfisher.com  

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.