Associate in Corporate & Commercial Law

Region: Brussels
Function: Lawyers
Environment: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Self-employed
Your ref.: LexGO24/06

Bird & Bird’s firmly established corporate & commercial practice is looking to recruit an associate with 2 to 6 years of experience in Brussels.

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Bird & Bird is an international law firm which supports organisations being changed by technology

and the digital world. We have over 1,400 lawyers, in 31 offices and 22 countries across Europe,

the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America. To learn more, visit

Our Brussels office brings together 65 team members from 10 different countries.

Bird & Bird’s firmly established corporate & commercial practice is looking to recruit an associate with 2 to 6 years of experience in Brussels.

About the team

Our Brussels-based corporate & commercial team advises on all forms of corporate & commercial agreements, transactions, structures, issues and disputes, both within Belgium and internationally. The assistance we provide to our clients maximises the value of technology and innovation and allows us to bring a commercial outlook and market perspective from the beginning of the relationship.

Our team represents a variety of clients, from SMEs to large multinationals. As a result, we regularly advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters. Our corporate & commercial team regularly work with colleagues around the world to advise clients on all international aspects.

The commercial side of our practice has grown significantly over the last few years, and we are looking to recruit a dynamic associate, with some initial experience and mainly interested in working and further developing that part of our practice.

How will you make your mark?

By providing advice and assistance in the core areas of the practice:

  • Contracts (distribution, agency, construction, R&D, logistics, manufacturing, rental, …);
  • Commercial structures (supply chains, distribution channels, joint-ventures, …);
  • Commercial risks (liabilities, warranties, insolvency, …);
  • Litigation and arbitration in respect of the above;
  • As well as corporate transactions, structures, governance, finance, insolvency, liabilities, … (optional).

How to get your foot in the door

We are open to an associate who has a first experience as a junior associate to someone with up to 6 years of relevant experience. To make it to the interview stage, we are looking for someone with:

  • An excellent command of English and French and a very good command of Dutch;
  • A strong academic background in Belgium, additional studies abroad are an asset;
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and writing skills;
  • Committed to delivering high-quality work; and
  • A good team player, fitting in well with our open, entrepreneurial culture.

You can count on the firm’s support to:

  • Provide legal services to a variety of domestic and international, large and smaller clients through challenging, cutting-edge work‎;
  • Have direct client contact from day one;
  • Work with experienced professionals who are true experts in their field and be encouraged to further develop your legal, business and interpersonal skills through continuous training and mentoring;
  • Be actively involved in marketing and business development initiatives in a truly international firm;
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Bird & Bird's key sectors, mainly in high-tech and regulated industries;


About Bird & Bird

Take the next step

If you think you are the right fit for our Corporate team in Brussels, apply here or send your cv, motivation letter and transcripts to [email protected].

Learn more about our firm at You can find the latest updates from our team on LinkedIn at

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our HR manager Anneke Vermeir on 02 282 60 57. She will be happy to answer any queries.

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