Junior Associate Real Estate

Junior Associate Real Estate
Region: Brussels or Antwerp
Required experience: None
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: 6994BR
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. We work on some of the most challenging and important deals and have built a reputation for delivering exceptional legal solutions that help our clients grow, innovate and thrive. The legal industry is changing, and we're committed to leading that change, putting our people first, embracing new ways of thinking and integrating technology into our everyday work.

With us, you will constantly be learning and growing. We provide our people with the space to unleash their potential and develop on their individual career journey, recognising that it may look different for everyone. We offer exceptional professional and personal development - providing training, mentoring and practical support. We have a powerful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and whatever defines you, we ask you to bring your whole self to work. A career with us provides a platform to open doors and brings opportunities you won't find anywhere else.  

What truly defines a career at Allen & Overy? We recruit the best and ask for the best of you. We provide challenge, support and a place for you to belong. And together we excel. 

Training contract

To sustain its growth, Allen & Overy Belgium is currently looking for a Junior Associate for our Real Estate - Corporate practice in Brussels or Antwerp. The Real Estate team includes specialists in M&A, property law, banking and finance, environmental issues and planning, construction, etc. For both its Belgian and international clients, the team has particular expertise in complex acquisitions, divestments, leases, real estate financing and developments.

Who we are looking for

  • You obtained or will obtain a Belgian Master in Law with outstanding academic results
  • You are looking to start your Bar traineeship or already have 1-2 years of experience in the Real Estate department of a reputable firm; 
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English and French/Dutch (with a good command of the other language)
  • You are a team player with excellent legal capabilities, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills. 

Rewards & Benefits

  • You will be part of a well-integrated team that works on high profile Belgian and international matters;
  • We offer a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a leading international law firm;
  • We make a long-term commitment towards our lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments and in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and internationally;
  • You will be part of a dynamic team, closely involved in both cross-departmental and cross-border transactions and cases, backed up by regular team meetings which enable the team to share relevant experience in an efficient way; 
  • We run national and international secondment programmes to allow the lawyers to work with other departments, other people and to be exposed to the different cultures that the firm encompasses;
  • We offer dedicated local and global training programmes and also organise professional training on communication, IT skills, management and business development skills;
  • You will have the support of specialist know-how lawyers and have access to dedicated support staff and support systems.

Application process

Please upload your application by clicking 'apply'. Thank you for adding your CV, cover letter and Bachelor and Master transcripts to support your application.

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