Experienced Customs Lawyer

Experienced Customs Lawyer

Law Square is looking for an Experienced Customs lawyer to strengthen its Tax Policy – Dispute Resolution and Litigation practice.

Law Square is an independent law firm, providing the full range of business law services for both national and international clients.

All our people share a commitment to providing business-minded and practical legal advice to our local and international client base.



You will be part of a team providing support throughout the tax dispute lifecycle and you will as such:

  • Assist clients with customs and excise issues, including anti-dumping and countervailing duties
  • Advise clients on procedures in this respect and assist them in audit and criminal investigations, negotiations on amicable settlements, rulings and submissions of applications for repayment and remission
  • File complaints with the European Commission
  • Follow up and advise clients on policy development in customs and excise both at a Belgian and an EU level, including the impact of Brexit on customs and trade
  • Handle disputes with the customs authorities and assist clients in administrative proceedings and proceedings before the civil and criminal court, the Belgian Constitutional Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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You have:

  • a Belgian university degree in Law (Master of Laws), and preferably an Advanced Master of Tax Law degree or a LL.M in indirect taxes, VAT and customs from a non-Belgian university
  • three to five years of experience in the customs department of a business law firm or tax consultants firm
  • experience in handling litigation and disputes
  • a client-oriented attitude
  • fluent language skills in Dutch and English, good knowledge of French is a plus

You are:

  • listed as a lawyer at the bar, preferably with the traineeship accomplished
  • a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual who likes to take initiatives


Please send us your CV at recruitment@lawsquare.be

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