Senior Associate / Counsel Employment & Benefits

Senior Associate / Counsel Employment & Benefits
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO08/03
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Strelia was founded on January 1, 2013 by a group of experienced partners from international firms and is an independent law firm. It has seen impressive growth, doubling in size in the past two years. With offices in Brussels and Luxembourg, the firm specialises in corporate law, including M&A, private equity, corporate banking & finance, capital markets, commercial agreements, restructuring & insolvency, tax law, employment & benefits, dispute resolution, competition law & sector regulation, and real estate & administrative law. Today, Strelia boasts around 45 lawyers and nearly 20 staff members.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be a key player in a standalone employment practice within a law firm renowned for its expertise and significant growth over the past years.
  • You will have the opportunity to focus on prominent Belgian and international cases in employment law. 
  • You will be empowered with significant trust and responsibilities.
  • You will become part of a well-coordinated and dynamic team.
  • Strelia offers a stimulating working atmosphere.
  • Strelia offers a competitive remuneration package, in line with your experience.
  • Strelia invests in your development and is committed to promoting diversity and well-being at work as core values of the firm.

What your future may hold

  • As a Senior Associate / Counsel Employment & Benefits, your role will be characterised by growth and opportunities. You will tackle complex legal work and contribute to Strelia’s aspiration to become a leading authority in employment law. 
  • You will support clients with a broad range of labour law issues, including various individual (e.g. hiring and firing) and collective labour law matters, restructurings, reorganisations and employment law litigation. Your tasks will also include negotiating and drafting agreements, compensations and benefits schemes, and working on transactions.
  • Regularly contributing to drafting articles, participating in seminars, and building a network will enhance your professional profile and open avenues for progression within the firm. 
  • You will contribute to the development and growth of your team members.

Your skillset

  • With 5 years or more of experience as an employment & benefits lawyer within a business law firm or niche law firm, you have gained deep expertise and profound insights into the sector.
  • You hold a Belgian Master’s in Law. An LL.M. in Social Law would be beneficial.
  • Mastery of the French language is essential, paired with an excellent proficiency in Dutch and English, to effectively manage Strelia’s diverse clientele.
  • As a team player, you possess the necessary drive and talent to thrive in a professional environment where the group atmosphere is key.


Apply immediately via the website or contact Emma Gröger for more information.

Contact Emma by mail: or call +32 489 88 97 57.

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