Associate Tax Law

Associate Tax Law
Region: Brussels
Required experience: One year
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO31/08
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Bird & Bird is an international law firm which aims to provide a unique service based on an extensive knowledge of key industry sectors and legal practice. We have an outstanding reputation for innovation and developing creative solutions.

How will you make your mark?

By providing advice and assistance in the core areas of the practice:

  • R&D and innovation tax incentives;
  • Cross-border and domestic royalty taxation matters, including copyright remuneration cases;
  • Crypto-currency related queries;  
  • Non-profit related tax matters (such VAT and permanent establishment queries);  
  • Tax disputes and litigation, mainly in respect of the above;  
  • As well as general tax work in collaboration with other departments, such as employee incentives, M&A transactions, (aircraft and general) finance transactions, general anti-abuse rule opinions for insurance transactions, …

How to get your foot in the door

We are open to an associate who has a first experience as a junior associate (from one to three years of relevant experience). To make it to the interview stage, we are looking for someone with:

  • An excellent command of English, French and Dutch;
  • A strong academic background in Belgium, additional studies abroad are an asset;
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and writing skills;
  • Committed to delivering high-quality work; and
  • A good team player, fitting in well with our open, entrepreneurial culture.

You can count on the firm’s support to:

  • Provide legal services to a variety of domestic and international, large and smaller clients through challenging, cutting-edge work‎;
  • Have direct client contact from day one;
  • 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;
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development initiatives in a truly international firm;
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Bird & Bird's key sectors, mainly in high-tech and regulated industries;

About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment and we are an equal opportunities employer. We will actively support and supervise your professional development. For those with the necessary energy and ability, we will ensure that the firm is a first-class platform on which you can develop into an industry leader.

Take the next step

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our HR manager Anneke Vermeir on 02 282 60 57. She will be happy to answer any queries.

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