Associate Regulatory & Environmental law

Associate Regulatory & Environmental law
Region: Brussels or Brussels
Required experience: One year
Ref: LexGO2906
Contract: Permanent position or Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

In recent years, Nonzerosum has provided legal support to companies of various scales and in a wide variety of sectors. This focus gives us an edge in drawing out the right legal profiles and selecting the appropriate candidate for that crucial position in the organisation.

Here, our network within the legal world and our 3 operating pillars at Nonzerosum provides the right complementarity to attract the most suitable candidates.

For our client, a leading independent Belgian law firm, we are looking for an Associate with a first experience in public / environmental law to join its Regulatory department. Dutch native with an excellent command of English and a knowledge of French.


As an Associate within the Regulatory team you will be involved in a broad range of matters for a varied client base. Your tasks will include: 

  • You will draft & review legal documentation in public law with a focus on regulatory and environmental law (permits, zoning, planning, energy, climate change, ...)
  • You will engage with clients right from the start
  • You will manage cases from A to Z 


  • You hold a Master in law, a specialisation in environmental law is a plus
  • You have up to 3 years of experience in public law (environmental law, zoning and planning)
  • You have strong analytical skills and an editorial fluency
  • You are client-oriented and have a practical and commercial mind-set.
  • You are able to meet deadlines
  • You are eager to learn, enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated
  • You are Dutch native speaker with an excellent command of English and a written comprehension of French


  • An inclusion in a team of lawyers that take their work very seriously, but not themselves
  • A diversified practice with highly interesting and challenging files
  • An immersion within all aspects of environmental law, zoning and planning
  • A direct client contact from day one
  • A multilingual, open and stimulating environment
  • A respect for you as a person and as a lawyer
  • A true commitment to your education and training 
  • A team of strong professionals willing to support you any time
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package

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