TMT Lawyer

TMT Lawyer
Region: Brussels
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Law Firm
Ref: VL/BE/LAW/3913/24
Contract: Self-employed (Full-time)

Company description

Linklaters LLP is a leading global law firm, advising the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most important and challenging transactions and assignments. We combine legal expertise with a collaborative and commercial approach to help clients navigate constantly evolving markets and regulatory environments, pursuing opportunities and managing risk worldwide. 

With offices in major business and financial centres, we deliver an outstanding service to clients anywhere in the world. 

Linklaters' Belgian digital, data and cyber practice covers all aspects of information and communication technologies, including sourcing and other related projects, (personal) data protection, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, telecoms and e-business. We are at the forefront of innovative technologies. The team works on a fully international basis, providing advisory, transactional and dispute resolution related assistance to multinationals on complex deals, projects and litigations in a large variety of industry sectors, in Belgium, across the EU and the rest of the world.

Description of the vacancy

As a TMT Lawyer you will be responsible for the following tasks: The position implies first-hand contacts with the legal, IT, security and operational units of our clients, and requires thinking out of the box to resolve issues often in unexplored legal areas with a strong client focus and commitment. The team work seamlessly across jurisdictions (with a coverage of more than 100 countries to date) and practice areas (hand in hand with our corporate and finance, employment, competition and dispute resolution teams, among others) to offer an integrated and efficient service and provide our clients with comprehensive and pragmatic guidance fully adapted to their needs.The business a law firm operates in is a people business. That is why we will provide you with state-of-the-art training on a practice, local and global levels both on technical legal and on “soft” skills (e.g. presentation skills and business development skills).


  • Linklaters is looking for a bright confident lawyer with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience and a keen interest in high-tech related legal matters on a global scale.
  • You have French as your mother tongue and an excellent command of English, with at least a passive knowledge of Dutch.
  • You have a first-class law degree, possibly combined with additional education or professional experience abroad or a postgraduate degree in the IT and/or data protection law field.
  • You are enthusiastic, pragmatic and solution-driven.
  • You are a team player and have the ability to operate throughout complexity and a constantly changing legal and operational environment staying focused on best outcomes and client satisfaction.
  • You are curious and creative to challenge what the future looks like, and would like to join a team that is working hard but in a fun atmosphere, that is always striving to excellence and that is at the cutting edge of the legal market, both locally and globally.


Having worked in your practice area for a few years, you will now have a proven track record and the confidence of your team. As an Associate you’ll be involved in supervising junior colleagues, setting high standards of work and driving efficiency. As you develop commerciality and deeper capability, you will be trusted to run client matters as well as assisting on larger, complex ones. You will interact frequently with clients, keeping them (and your colleagues) abreast of work progress and managing their cost expectations. An early opportunity to prove that you have what it takes to be a leader in the firm.

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