Employment Lawyer

Employment Lawyer
Region: Diegem, Antwerpen or Gent
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO18/11
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

EY Law consists of more than 60 lawyers in Belgium and offers legal expertise in all aspects of business law. 

Our firm is an independent Belgian law firm which has access to the international EY Law network of legal practices affiliated to EY. The EY Law network currently consists of 2,200 highly experienced lawyers qualified in their respect jurisdictions in 86 jurisdictions across the globe. Through our network, EY Law Belgium has a truly global footprint.

Your responsibilities & activities

You will be part of the Employment Law team and provide high-quality legal services in relation to all aspects of employment and social security law, including both individual employment law and collective labour relations, HR transformation projects, social audits, litigation, wellbeing at work, international mobility, etc.

As ambitious experienced Employment Lawyer 

You will work in close collaboration with the Head of the Employment Law practice, managers and junior lawyers. Furthermore, you will be working closely with the Corporate Law team, M&A advisors, industry experts (public sector, real estate sector, regulated business etc.) or subject matter experts (tax advisors) with exposure to their clients and the employment and social security law issues they are facing in an international environment.

Our Employment Law practice will provide you with the opportunity to work for international and national clients within various industries while further developing your knowledge on employment law issues.

Your profile

You hold a Master’s Degree from a Belgian university. An additional Belgian law degree (i.e., a specialization in employment law) or an additional foreign law degree is a plus.

You are a Belgian law qualified lawyer with 3 to maximum 6 years of relevant experience in employment and social security law, ideally in an international environment.

You are fluent in Dutch and/or French with excellent (written and oral) communication skills in English.

You have team spirit and you are dedicated, hands-on with a passion for employment law.

You are eager to work autonomously in a proactive and stimulating international environment.

You are a dynamic, client-focused and organized lawyer, with a strong drive for quality and the ability to work in a fast-moving and result-oriented environment.

You are interested in supporting business development activities to further develop the Employment Law practice.

Our offer

You will be part of a well-integrated and ambitious team that works on cross-departmental, national and international matters.

EY Law makes a long-term commitment towards its lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work effectively as a member of an international network of professional advisors (EY Law and EY) in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and on an international level.

In addition to our attractive compensation package (including flexible working), you will be given room for personal development, while benefiting from the support of our EY and EY Law (international) network and offered ample opportunities to learn and grow in your role.

EY Law offers local and global training programs as well as professional training on communication, IT skills, management and business development skills.

You will contribute to business development and be encouraged to take initiatives in this respect.

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