Associate Real Estate

Associate Real Estate
Region: Watermael-Boitsfort
Required experience: One year
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO14/03
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

CMS is a top tier Global Law Firm. With more than 5,000 lawyers worldwide, we are present in 43 countries and 78 offices located throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa and China.

CMS Belgium has offices in Brussels, Luxemburg and Antwerp and has more than 90 lawyers dealing with all types of legal advice for a large variety of clients with activities in many different industries. We work with cross-border teams that consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media.  

It is our ambition to build long term relationships with our clients through a no nonsense and pragmatic approach. 

We are a young and dynamic team in which junior and senior levels work closely together, communication lines are short and bureaucracy is limited. 

CMS is actively looking for a junior/medior associate to strengthen its real estate team in Brussels. 

You will be a part of a well-integrated and dynamic team that works on both Belgian and international matters. We offer an entrepreneurial work environment and the opportunity to be a part of an ambitious and growing international organization. 

We make a long-term commitment to our lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to join forces with other departments in an interdisciplinary way, at both national and international level. 

We offer career progression, challenging work, interesting cases, good work/life balance, personal follow- up, the possibility to publish and an attractive remuneration package. 


  • You have strong analytical skills and a creative mind, you like to take initiatives; 
  • Accuracy and rigor are two of your top qualities; 
  • You have a genuine interest in real estate; 
  • You have an excellent command of French, Dutch and English; 
  • You preferably have one to five years of experience in the real estate department of a business law firm; 
  • You display team spirit; 
  • An interest and/or first experience in energy and/or environmental law is a plus 

At CMS, you will have the opportunity to advise on a broad range of real estate matters, from general real estate law to complex and demanding transactions. Our clients include domestic and foreign institutions active in the real estate sector. 

If you are interested in a collaboration with CMS, please send your CV with a cover letter to Natacha De Greef by email (click on the apply button).

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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