Associate Employment

Associate Employment
Required experience: 4 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO18/04
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. 

CMS is looking for a medior/senior associate to strengthen its employment law team in Brussels. 

In this role, you will advise companies and national and international groups in several areas of employment law, focusing on collective and individual employment law. Beyond that, thanks to a close cooperation between the various foreign CMS law firms and the different CMS Belgium departments, you will have the opportunity to experience the multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary approach of cases, that will present real challenges. You will have the opportunity to manage files from start to finish, acting with a satisfying degree of independence, under the supervision of a partner. 

You will be a part of a dynamic and diverse 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 work with other departments and in an interdisciplinary way, at both national and international level. 


  • You are fluent in Dutch, English and French ; 
  • You have gained four to seven years’ experience in a reference institution or law firm’s legal department; 
  • You hold a Belgian law degree with enviable academic results; 
  • You are truly interested in the course of trade, have excellent legal reasoning capacities as well as a creative mind, and are prepared to take initiatives; 
  • Accuracy, rigor, communication skills, availability and responsiveness number among your additional qualities; 
  • You are a team-player.

If you are interested joining the employment law team at CMS ( please send your CV with cover letter by email to Sophie Berg  and Natacha De Greef  (via 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. 

Google Maps
Google Maps