Associate Employment & Benefits

Associate Employment & Benefits

Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy is a leading law firm in Belgium. As part of an international network, it serves both local and international clients.
Working in specialist teams, Allen & Overy offers a full legal service to a wide range of national and international businesses, financiers and governments.
Allen & Overy greatly values its unique culture, which combines high-quality client service with a real focus on people and teamwork.
Allen & Overy is currently looking for an  Associate Employment & Benefits

Job Description

To sustain its growth, Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP is currently looking for a lawyer with 2 or more years of experience for the Employment & Benefits practice group. 
Our Belgian employment & benefits team works with clients to meet the challenges of the modern workplace with a forward-thinking approach. We help our clients over the full spectrum of employment, pension and benefit issues, both in relation to contentious and non-contentious issues. 
We give strategic and innovative advice and develop creative strategies and solutions to HR-related issues relevant to each organisation. We litigate for our clients and handle transactions for them in the following areas : employment and workplace issues, restructuring and collective bargaining, pensions and employee benefits, incentives & compensation. 

Your role and responsibilities

  • You obtained a Master in law in Belgium with excellent academic records and have 2 or more years of experience in an employment & benefits law department;
  • You are a native Dutch or French speaker with an excellent command of the other language and English;
  • You are a team player with excellent legal capabilities, entrepreneurial spirit and good 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. 
  • We offer career progression and an attractive financial package.

How to apply

Please upload your application to If you would like more information first, do not hesitate to contact Elfrie Van Poppelen at Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP, Avenue de Tervueren 268A, 1150 Brussels, +32 2 780 23 18 or mail to

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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