Belgique, BrusselsBelgique, Brussels

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Date de publication 05.07.2023

Dispute Resolution Associate (French)

The Brussels Dispute Resolution practice of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is expanding and is looking for a French speaking associate. Our firm boasts a leading international Dispute Resolution practice with teams spread across Europe, Asia and the US advising global clients on a range of domestic, EU and international cases.
Our Dispute Resolution practice brings together lawyers working collaboratively and providing advice to Belgian and international corporate and private equity clients as well as financial institutions on cross-border and domestic litigation and arbitration, white collar crime matters and regulatory investigations. We are recognised as a market-leader in corporate and commercial disputes, financial disputes, competition litigation, global investigations and risk management. Our own hard-won reputation for cross-border work means we regularly support organisations through complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings and investigations. The DR department and the firm place great emphasis on developing and supporting your career. Our training and know-how support is very highly regarded.
Key responsibilities
  • Representing clients throughout the trial and pre-trial phase before courts and arbitral tribunals and throughout investigations;
  • Managing client relationships;
  • Actively participating in business development activities and client events.

Key requirements
  • You are Belgian law trained and have excellent academic credentials. A post-graduate degree is an asset;
  • You are a French speaker with an excellent command of English; a good command of Dutch is an asset.
  • You have at least one year of experience in dispute resolution;
  • You are an ambitious and highly motivated lawyer with first rate technical and commercial abilities driven to do high profile work;
  • You are creative, curious and rigorous, have excellent communication skills and are able to take on a high degree of responsibility. You are also proactive and committed to providing an excellent service to clients.

What we offer
  • You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of contentious matters together with our dispute resolution lawyers. You will also closely cooperate with other members of our corporate, competition, finance, tax, employment, real estate and regulatory teams based in Brussels and in other Freshfields' offices for multi-jurisdictional proceedings and investigations.
  • Our structured network allows new legal developments to be shared rapidly among the teams, which is a real added value for our clients and for our lawyers.
  • Regular participation in international technical and personal skills trainings taking place in different parts of the world bringing together lawyers from all around the network.
  • In addition to stimulating assignments and an international environment, we offer a highly competitive compensation package.

Interested in being part of a dynamic team of outstanding lawyers in a multicultural and diverse environment at our Brussels office? If so, we would be delighted to consider your candidacy.

Please submit your CV, cover letter and transcripts for each university year.

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