Associate Corporate M&A

Associate Corporate M&A
Region: Brussels
Required experience: One year
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO22/08
Contract: Permanent position or Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

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

Allen & Overy’s values:

What’s in it for you?

  • Joining a leading international law firm and be a part of a well-integrated Belgian corporate team that works on high-profile Belgian and international matters.
  • A long-term commitment towards you: Allen & Overy offers a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and internationally.
  • Being closely involved in both cross-departmental and cross-border transactions and cases, backed up by regular team meetings that enable your team to share relevant experience efficiently.
  • National and international secondment programmes to allow you to work with other departments, other people and to be exposed to the different cultures that Allen & Overy encompasses.
  • Exceptional professional and personal development: Allen & Overy offers dedicated local and global training programmes and organises professional training on communication, IT skills, management, and business development skills.
  • The support of specialist know-how lawyers and access to dedicated support staff and support systems.
  • The space to develop on your career journey, while Allen & Overy recognizes that it may look different for everyone.
  • A powerful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion: you can bring your whole self to work.
  • What truly defines a career at Allen & Overy? They recruit the best and ask for the best of you. They provide challenge, support and a place for you to belong so you can excel together.

What your future may hold

As Junior Associate Corporate M&A at Allen & Overy, you will:

  • Join the Belgian corporate team of 30 specialist lawyers based in the Antwerp and Brussels offices.
  • Work within a leading practice that offers Belgian and international clients a combination of in-depth knowledge of the local market with the reach and expertise of a global legal practice.
  • Belong to a team that draws on its considerable expertise across M&A, joint ventures, private equity, equity capital markets, restructurings and advisory work such as corporate governance to provide innovative solutions.

Your skillset

  • You obtained a Belgian Master in Law.
  • You have 1-4 years of experience in a reputable firm and have a genuine interest in corporate law/M&A.
  • You have an excellent command of English, French and/or Dutch (written and spoken).
  • You are a team player and are eager to be a part of the well-integrated Belgian corporate team and firm-level activities.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills to use daily with colleagues and clients.


Apply immediately via the website (apply button below) or contact Clara Creve for more information.
Contact Clara by mail  or call +32 496 78 48 03.

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