Senior Associate Regulatory Finance

Senior Associate Regulatory Finance
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 4 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: VL/LAW/3373 22
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public-sector bodies.


DLA Piper is firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For them, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and they know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

The tier 1 financial services and insurance sector team in Belgium is now looking for an additional lawyer with 4 to 8 years of experience for its expanding team.

Their clients include financial institutions, scale-ups and private equity houses. The team is part of a wider Belgian and European team and frequently acts on deals involving their worldwide colleagues, giving their clients access to one of the largest teams in the world.

Description of the vacancy

As a financial services lawyer, you assist our clients in national and international matters in the financial services and insurance sector, with a particular focus on one or more of the following business lines (depending on your background):

  • Regulatory advisory: advising clients on complex regulatory issues in the financial services and insurance sector; helping clients navigate the regulatory landscape when developing financial products, scaling their business across borders and digitizing their business models;
  • Commercial contracting: advise clients on regulatory issues in commercial and consumer contracts; help clients draft B2B and B2C agreements in the financial services and insurance sector;
  • Transactions: represent clients in regulatory driven transactions (including M&A, joint ventures, restructurings and fund formation) in the financial services and insurance sector; and / or
  • Litigation, compliance and enforcement matters: represent our clients in civil, criminal and administrative legal proceedings in the financial services and insurance sector (e.g. funding loss, market practices, consumer protection, misselling, money laundering, liability of financial institutions and their management, …).

Profile

  • You have successfully obtained a Belgian Master’s degree in Law and possibly an LL.M abroad. You can show evidence of a strong academic track record;
  • You have between 4 and 8 years of relevant experience in litigation or commercial contracting;
  • You are a practical, hands-on team player with particular interest in the baking and insurance industry;
  • You have excellent language skills: mother tongue level in Dutch or French, and excellent English;
  • You have high work standards with strong service orientation and have excellent communication skills;
  • You are able to prioritise and you efficiently deal with complex files;
  • You are keen on working in a dynamic yet demanding and rewarding context.

Offer

Our client offers you a challenging position in a top tier international law firm and a competitive remuneration package.

DLA Piper will invest in your long-term future to ensure you achieve your potential. This includes top-quality work that will challenge and stretch you, regular career conversations and feedback, a clear pathway to progression, career academies at every stage of your advancement, secondments, CR and pro-bono work, an active social calendar and a market-leading salary/benefits package and bonus scheme.

Google Maps
Google Maps