Associate Africa desk (3 - 5 years of experience ) (m/f/x)
07/07/2021

Region: Brussels
Function: Lawyers
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Commercial, Corporate law, Banking & Finance, Other
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Self-employed

We are currently looking for a mid-level associate with a particular interest in our Africa practice.

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Our Africa practice serves Belgian and foreign clients in countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, the Ivory Coast, Tanzania and South Africa.

We offer our clients unparalleled experience and support from our offices in Brussels, Kinshasa (DRC) and Kigali (Rwanda), allowing our clients not only to seize opportunities but also to navigate and overcome the challenges of the African market.

Our offices in Kinshasa (RDC) and Kigali were established with the aim to enhance our capability to provide local legal support and operational assistance to companies and other stakeholders active across Francophone Africa and RDC and Rwanda in particular.

Our areas of expertise include amongst others corporate & commercial law, banking & finance law, mining law, and much more. We have longstanding knowledge of OHADA law which applies uniformly in 17 countries.

We are currently looking for a mid-level associate with a particular interest in our Africa practice.

We are looking for a mid-level associate who has:

  • An excellent command of French and English, a good knowledge of Dutch is a plus;
     
  • A first class law degree, additional education abroad is considered a big asset;
     
  • Obtained excellent academic results;
     
  • 3-5 years of experience in a top tier international law firm or a leading Belgian firm;
     
  • Knowledge of Ohada law;
     
  • Experience or interest in multiple legal areas (e.g. corporate law, finance law, telecommunications);
     
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills;
     
  • A hands-on and proactive mentality, someone who dares to take initiative;
     
  • The ability to work independently, but is a real team player;
     
  • A client-oriented approach with a pragmatic and commercial mind-set.

Joining our Africa practice entails:

  • Operating from our headquarters in Brussels with the possibility to travel to our local offices;
     
  • A close collaboration with our local offices in Kinshasa and Kigali;
     
  • Handling highly interesting and challenging files;
     
  • A multilingual, open and stimulating environment;
     
  • A true commitment to your education and training;
     
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package.

Interested?

Are you the one we are looking for?

Click on the “apply” button and launch your professional career at Liedekerke!

Applying at Liedekerke can be done in your native language.

Be sure to include the following documents:

  • Your CV
     
  • A motivational letter;
     
  • The transcripts of your Bachelors and Masters.

 

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