Knowledge Officer

Knowledge Officer
Region: Brussels
Required experience: One year
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: LexGO22/05-2
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

Founded in 1965, Liedekerke is one of the largest independent law firms in Belgium with over 130 lawyers and 60 staff members.

Our firm is recognised for its innovative thinking and legal expertise. We are a full-service business law firm. In our business, quality of service is essential, and it depends above all on those who are responsible for it. Liedekerke pays special attention to the value of its workers. Combining the right skills and individual experience with the right position is key to a flawless service.

Join Liedekerke as a temporary knowledge officer!

Liedekerke’s Knowledge Management team enhances efficiency by centralising and organising knowledge resources, enabling quick access to information and reducing time spent on research. Through collaboration platforms, they foster knowledge sharing among lawyers, promoting continuous learning and innovative solutions. Proactive monitoring of legal developments and client needs allows the team to anticipate and respond effectively, enhancing client satisfaction and loyalty. The team, consisting of three colleagues, is currently seeking a temporary Knowledge Officer to support them from July 2024 to January 2025 during maternity leave. 

Your responsibilities

As a Knowledge Officer, you support our lawyers in their legal and business information needs, by managing and updating our library and overseeing our legal and business information resources. You also:

  • Maintain and introduce databases and perform on-demand searches on legal databases in different areas of law.
  • Support Compliance by conducting research on newly opened matters.
  • Manage administrative tasks like monitoring of jurisdiction, seminar registrations and invoicing follow-up.

What we offer you

  • A temporary contract from July 2024 until January 2025 as replacement during maternity leave. 
  • A gross salary based on your experience.
  • Extra-legal benefits such as meal vouchers of €8 per working day, hospitalisation insurance, reimbursement of public transportation, a laptop, a smartphone and phone subscription.
  • Two days of home working/week and a monthly net telework (€50) and internet allocation (€20).
  • An office easily accessible by public transport (next to Brussels Central Station).
  • Six extra holidays annually because of the 39-hour work week.
  • The opportunity to learn and take on challenges in a working environment where diversity, inclusion, work-life balance and innovative thinking are highly valued

Your profile

As a Knowledge Officer, you should possess a degree in Paralegal studies or Law, Business Management or Library & Documentation Management. Additionally, at least one year of relevant work experience is necessary and a familiarity in library processes is advantageous. Moreover, a keen interest in discovering emerging legal and business information sources, such as AI or other innovations, is essential for success in this role.

  • A fluent communicator in Dutch, French and English, spoken and written.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools.
  • Collaborative yet autonomous
  • Initiative-taking and motivated with excellent communication skills

About Liedekerke and the team

With over 120 lawyers, our goal is not to be the largest Belgian law firm but to be the firm of choice for clients who require trusted advice and innovative and business-aware legal solutions. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognised for their commitment to our clients’ interests. We look after our clients with energy, creativity, and dedication. In turn they value our intellectual agility, business-aware approach, and capacity for innovation as well as our utmost integrity and human qualities. We cherish that character and aim to maintain it.

Liedekerke has an inhouse library to provide knowledge and legal information to our lawyers. Our Knowledge Management team plays a crucial role in facilitating legal research and managing a vast repository of documentation. The team consists of three colleagues.

Are you the one we are looking for?

Join Liedekerke as a Knowledge Officer and apply quickly via the website!

Do you still have questions? Feel free to ask the recruiter Jolien Rooselaers at (commercial actions are not appreciated).

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