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Are you fluent in English and Spanish and do you have experience with commercial contracts, corporate housekeeping and public procurement? Does working in an international environment come naturally to you? Schréder is an international company passionate about light and innovation and creates practical, sustainable and beautiful lighting solutions. In order to strengthen its legal team, Schréder wishes to hire a Legal Counsel to support their business in North and South America.

Location: Brussels
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Je stuurt een team experten van Kom Op Tegen Kanker aan dat verantwoordelijk is voor de technische behandeling van legaten en schenkingen in samenwerking met notarissen en erfgenamen.  Je behaalde een Master Rechten of Economie en hebt minstens 8 jaar relevante ervaring.  Daarnaast beschik je over uitstekende people management en netwerk skills.

 

Location: Brussels
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Allen & Overy is a leading international legal practice with a truly global presence with 44 offices in 31 countries worldwide. The Practice offers a full legal service to a wide range of national and international clients and runs a successful practice in Belgium with a team of 190 people.

Providing a full HR service to our lawyers and staff is a vital part of the business. The HR function in Allen & Overy plays an important strategic and facilitating role in attracting, motivating, developing and retaining the best lawyers and staff at all levels.

Allen & Overy is looking to strengthen its existing Human Resources team with the recruitment of a:

 

Head of HR

 

The Head of HR will work closely with Belgium’s Senior Partner, Practice Heads and Senior Management Team to implement the business strategy by:

 

  • leading, coaching and developing the HR team;
  • setting a clear direction for all HR operations to enable delivery of the HR strategy;
  • providing expert guidance to the Practice on a variety of matters in the HR lifecycle;
  • identifying and mapping the talent pipeline and succession plans;
  • supporting the business in optimising their resource model and effective headcount management;
  • overseeing the analysis of feedback and data, to identify trends, maximise the working environment and ensure a culture of engagement;
  • working with local and global management teams to influence the development of performance, recognition and reward policies and programmes, advising on local implementation;
  • collaborating with partner champions to design and deliver local diversity and wellbeing initiatives;
  • continually reviewing the HR service to ensure that it meets the needs of the Practice.

 

With support from HR colleagues locally and globally, this role has overall responsibility for the management of the HR function in Belgium including:

 

  • design and delivery of the local recruitment strategy, with a particular focus on attracting the next generation of lawyers;
  • embedding the firm’s new performance development process which focuses on real-time feedback and regular career conversations;
  • creating and managing the HR team’s annual budget;
  • introducing and driving change management initiatives;
  • effectively structure compensation and benefits to attract and retain top talent;
  • ensuring HR best practice and compliance with HR policies and procedures.

 

Your Profile

 

  • Experienced HR manager with a thorough knowledge of the entire HR lifecycle, compliance practices and a sound, up-to-date knowledge of employment law.
  • Will have worked successfully as a senior HR practitioner in a corporate, finance, professional services, consultancy or law firm.
  • Excellent track record of working with senior management within a complex international organization.
  • Strong commercial/business acumen with the ability to influence strategic thinking/direction through creative and pragmatic issue resolution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels and particularly to win the respect of the Partner community, building and developing strong client relationships.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to nurture and work in a fast paced, intellectually rigorous environment.
  • High energy individual who enjoys both the operational and strategic sides of this role and shows great flexibility.
  • Resilient; able to understand that credibility has to be earned in this environment and may take time
  • A person of sound judgment, able to establish a high level of credibility in the organisation and act as a trusted advisor to Senior Management.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with difficult issues and personalities.

 

Offer

 

You will work in a dynamic and challenging environment with an international dimension and with highly qualified and ambitious people. This international practice greatly values their unique culture, which combines high-quality client service with a real focus on people and teamwork. In this firm, positive attitude and a sense of initiative matters. There is a strong belief this defines the way in which they work, both with clients and with colleagues.

 

Working in a team of 7 people, you will have a challenging professional support role and room for personal development. The firms offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your qualifications and experience. The package includes a company car, luncheon vouchers, a mobile phone, net allowance, pension scheme, insurance package, free public transportation, a 13th month payment and contractual ‘extra-legal’ holidays.

 

 

Location: Brussel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Do you have experience with commercial contracts and does working in an international environment come naturally to you? Schréder is an international company passionate about light and innovation and creates practical, sustainable and beautiful lighting solutions. In order to strengthen its legal team, Schréder wishes to hire a Legal Counsel.

Location: Brussels
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. Its lawyers are leaders in their field – and the same goes for its support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, they find innovative new ways to deliver their services and maintain their reputation for excellence, in all that they do.  The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. With its collaborative working culture, flexibility, and a commitment to progress, Allen & Overy gives its people the opportunity to build rewarding careers. By joining its global Compliance & Risk team, you are supported by colleagues from around the world. If you are ready for a new challenge, it’s time to seize the opportunity.

 

Location: Brussel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Our Client

Based in Brussels with a team of lawyers specialised in Belgian and European business law, our client is one of the rare independent law firms with a truly international dimension, both in terms of lawyers and clients. 

With a team of approximately 70 lawyers from more than 20 countries, our client offers a unique international work environment. While the working language of the office is English, the lawyers speak more than 15 different languages.  

The firm provides the highest quality legal services to a global client base comprising multinational companies, governments and international trade associations, as well as a broad spectrum of domestic Belgian enterprises. 

The firm’s Belgian business law practice is in full expansion and concentrates primarily on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, employment law, commercial law, intellectual property law, GDPR, litigation and arbitration, competition law and regulated markets (life sciences, energy and telecom). 

Considering the expansion of the Corporate M&A practice, our client is currently looking for associates with 1 to 5 years’ experience. 

The Position

As the team wants its lawyers to become broad-experienced, you will assist international and Belgian clients on a broad range of Corporate M&A matters, including capital markets, private M&A, (distressed) restructuring, private equity and venture capital, corporate governance and corporate litigation. You will be offered the opportunity to work primarily on cross-border matters, including coordinating international transactions, and will be in direct contact with the clients.

You will collaborate closely with your colleagues in the various practice areas. This will give you the opportunity to become part of a multi-disciplinary team of highly qualified experts working on a common project. Whereas you will be working in close cooperation with, and assistance of, the senior lawyers, you will be given a lot of responsibilities and freedom to develop initiatives within the group and the firm.

You will be part of the Corporate M&A team and you will be able to rely on excellent support staff.

Your Profile

  • You are a Belgian-qualified lawyer with an excellent academic track record; 
  • An additional Master degree with a focus on Corporate M&A from an English-speaking university is a strong asset; 
  • You have 1 to 5 years’ experience in Corporate M&A at a reputable law firm;
  • You have perfect knowledge of French and/or Dutch, an excellent command of English, and strong command of the other national language; 
  • You are entrepreneurial, a team player, eager to learn, able to work independently and confident; and
  • You have strong analytical and writing skills.

Offer

  • You will be part of a fast-growing department of Van Bael & Bellis, with an increasingly strong market reputation;
  • You will be able to work in a stimulating and dynamic environment with motivated and enthusiastic colleagues, direct client contacts, and high-profile cases for companies operating in a wide range of sectors;
  • The firm relies on a very professional working environment with all necessary support and best-of-class IT solutions, which will enable you to concentrate on the high-level legal work;
  • You will be in contact with a diversified international client base. You will find a variety in your work, with the ability to take initiative;
  • The firm offers very flexible work terms, including extensive working from home opportunities;
  • The firm praises itself for offering a good professional and private life balance, and to take into account the different personal needs of its lawyers with a view to developing into strong professionals;
  • You will be offered a very attractive and competitive remuneration package and a range of benefits; and
  • The firm invests heavily in its people in terms of training, welfare, incentive and reward, and prides itself on maintaining a friendly, informal and sociable working atmosphere. 
Location: Brussels
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Action is Europa’s meest geliefde budgetwarenhuis met betaalbare, alledaagse en verrassende producten. Van origine is het een Nederlands bedrijf, maar je kan inmiddels bij meer dan 1.500 winkels in wel 8 landen budgetshoppen.  Action staat ondermeer bekend om zijn brede en wisselende assortiment met wel 6.000 producten in 14 categorieën. Natuurlijk voor de laagst mogelijke prijs. “Kleine prijzen, grote glimlach” is het motto. In het kader van haar groei is onze cliënt op zoek naar een legal specialist Real Estate. De Real Estate Legal Specialist maakt deel uit van de afdeling Real Estate Support in België en rapporteert rechtstreeks aan de Real Estate Portfolio Manager. De focus ligt op alle juridische aspecten van de Real Estate processen en -activiteiten.  Als Real Estate Legal Specialist bied je juridisch advies en ondersteuning in het proces van Lead to Store, meer in het bijzonder met betrekking tot huurcontracten en vergunningen.

Location: Asse
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Het Federaal Agentschap voor Nucleaire Controle (FANC) is een overheidsorgaan dat de doeltreffende bescherming van de bevolking, de werknemers en het leefmilieu bevordert tegen het gevaar van ioniserende straling.  

Het juridisch team zoekt versterking van een jurist. Je rapporteert aan het Diensthoofd Juridische Zaken en Vertalingen en werkt nauw samen met de deskundigen binnen het Agentschap.

Location: Brussel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

LIME is a recently founded independent boutique law firm specialised in corporate and financial law, including governance, mergers & acquisitions, start-ups, corporate real estate and investment funds. Partners Thierry Tilquin, Julie-Anne Delcorde and Thérèse Loffet have been working as a team for more than a decade in a top-tier firm, before deciding to create their own firm.

They want law to be a marvellous experience.

To drive its growth, LIME is currently looking for an enthusiast and motivated lawyer.

Location: Brussels
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries and is ranked as a tier 1 Law Firm for her Corporate M&A Practice in Belgium. To drive its growth, Allen & Overy LLP Belgium is currently looking for a lawyer for the Belgian corporate practice group in Antwerp or Brussels. Do you have 3 to 6 years of experience in the Corporate Law and M&A practice of a reputable law firm and are you a real teamplayer? 

Location: Brussel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time