Associate Corporate - M&A

Associate Corporate - M&A
Region: Antwerp
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO22/02
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

CMS is an international law firm with more than 90 lawyers based in Brussels and Antwerp, providing clients with a full range of legal and tax solutions. 

With more than 5,000 lawyers worldwide, we are present in 43 countries and 78 offices located throughout Europe, Middle East, South America, Africa and China. 

In order to support our growth, we are looking for highly motivated candidates with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in corporate – M&A who are willing to further develop their career within the team active in Antwerp. 


  • You successfully obtained a Belgian Master’s degree in Law. An additional degree or LLM in English would be a valuable asset;
  • You have 3 to 5 years of experience working in a (Belgian or international) law firm in the field of corporate and M&A, experience in restructuring matters and corporate litigation is an asset;
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch, English and a good knowledge of French; 
  • You have strong analytical skills and a creative mind, you wish to take initiatives and have a real interest in business life;
  • You are willing to travel abroad for internal trainings and meetings;
  • You are a team player with outstanding legal capabilities, entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills.

Your role

  • You will join a team of professionals active in the field of corporate – M&A;
  • You will help with the structuring, drafting and negotiation of a variety of corporate transactions (share/asset purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, subscription agreements, joint ventures);
  • You will advise founders, companies, boards of directors on a wide range of corporate and restructuring matters (founding companies, advice on the corporate structure and governance, compliance issues, disputes between shareholders/directors) and provide them with on-going legal support.  

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme based on execution and origination
  • Attractive benefits including a laptop, mobile phone 
  • On-the-job learning in a dynamic and young work environment
  • Modern offices 


Please send your CV and motivation letter by email (click on the apply button)

For more information, please visit our website.

CMS is a founding member of the Legal Diversity and Inclusion Alliance ( Selection for recruitment is irrespective of gender, race or ethnicity, age, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

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