Trainee Litigation
08/08/2019

Trainee Litigation

Allen & Overy

We are a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries all over the world. We're built on the work of talented and motivated people, in a supportive and collaborative environment, dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of work for our clients. We operate at the forefront of the legal industry, and our deals and cases often make headline business news. With many of our partners acknowledged as leaders in their field, and with all our people demonstrating the highest levels of professionalism, we have a reputation for delivering excellence in all that we do.

We're thoughtful and inventive, and we've developed a culture of in which difference and openness is positively valued, where people are free to be themselves. We're one global team, supportive and collaborative but also ambitious and driven. Our capacity to combine these qualities and provide a setting in which our people can thrive is what makes us different.


Job Description


To sustain its growth, Allen & Overy Belgium is currently looking for trainees for its Litigation practice group in Antwerp and Brussels (Fall 2020).
 
Allen & Overy's Belgian litigation practice aims to help clients resolve a dispute before it escalates, either by advising on prevention or by pursuing alternative dispute resolution methods.
In addition to general advice and contract drafting, the team handles litigation in the areas of product liability, construction and projects, insurance, insolvency, aviation, distribution and franchising. Specific teams deal with digitisation, energy, asset finance, banking litigation, corporate litigation, white-collar crime and arbitration.

Your profile

  • You obtained a Belgian Master in law with outstanding academic results.
  • You will be graduating in 2020.
  • You have excellent language skills (Dutch/English/French).
  • You like to work in a team, but you are able to work independently at the same time.
  • You have excellent communication skills.

What we offer

  • You will be a part of a well-integrated team that works on high profile Belgian and international cases.
  • We offer you a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a leading international law firm.
  • We make a long term commitment towards our lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments and in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and internationally.
  • You will be a part of a young and dynamic team, closely involved in both cross-departmental and cross-border transactions and cases, backed up by regular team meetings which enable the team to share relevant experience in an efficient way.
  • We run national and international secondment programmes to allow the lawyers to work with other departments, other people and to be exposed to the different cultures that the firm encompasses.
  • We offer dedicated local and global training programmes and we also organise professional training on communication, IT skills, management and business development skills.
  • You will have the support of specialised know-how managers and have access to dedicated support staff and support systems.

How to apply


Please upload your application to www.allenovery.com/careers. If you would like more information first, do not hesitate to contact Maite Forrez at Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP, Avenue de Tervueren 268A, 1150 Brussels.


 

In this document, Allen & Overy means Allen & Overy LLP and/or its affiliated undertakings. The term partner is used to refer to a member of Allen & Overy LLP or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications or an individual with equivalent status in one of Allen & Overy LLP's affiliated undertakings.

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