Associate Corporate / M&A

Associate Corporate / M&A
Region: Antwerpen
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3866/24
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

Linklaters LLP is a law firm advising the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most strategic transactions and assignments. With offices in major business and financial centres, we deliver an outstanding service to our clients anywhere in the world.


The Antwerp office of Linklaters is seeking an entrepreneurial, dynamic lawyer to support the Corporate & Finance practice across a range of initiatives.

Description of the vacancy

As Corporate M&A lawyer, you will notably be responsible for:

Legal consultation and advice:

  • Provide strategic legal advice to clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance, etc.
  • Analyze complex legal issues and offer practical solutions tailored to clients' business objectives.


Due Diligence:

  • Conduct thorough due diligence investigations to assess legal risks associated with potential transactions, partnerships or corporate actions.


Mergers and Acquisitions:

  • Assist clients in structuring and executing mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions, including conducting negotiations and preparing necessary documentation.

Corporate Governance:

  • Advise clients on corporate governance matters, including board meetings, shareholder relations, regulatory compliance, and disclosure requirements.

Legal Research:

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in corporate law, regulations, and industry trends to provide informed legal advice to clients.

Profile

  • Linklaters is looking for a bright confident lawyer with 3 to 5 years’ experience and a keen interest in corporate, economic and legal matters on a global scale. You have acquired your experience in a renowned law firm and have been involved in complex, cross-border M&A transactions.
  • You have Dutch as your mother tongue and an excellent command of English and French.
  • You have a first-class Belgian law degree, possibly combined with additional education abroad or a postgraduate degree in the field.
  • You will be based in Antwerp, with the flexibility to also work in Brussels.
  • You have a strong analytical sense, excellent drafting skills, are commercially aware and solution-oriented. 
  • You are a team player and have the ability to operate throughout complexity and ambiguity staying focused on best outcomes and client satisfaction.
  • You are curious and have a point of view, and you’re creative enough to challenge what the future looks like, based in a firm which is always striving to be consistently excellent, admired and at the cutting edge of the global legal market.

Offer

You will be able to work in an international, stimulating and dynamic environment with motivated and enthusiastic colleagues, direct client contacts, and high-profile cases for companies operating in a wide range of sectors. 

Linklaters firmly believes that the business in which a law firm operates is a people business. That is the reason why they will provide you with state-of-the-art training on a practice, local and global level both on technical legal and on “soft” skills (e.g. presentation skills and business development skills).

You will be offered an attractive and competitive remuneration package with a range of benefits and flexibility to organise your work. 

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