Associate Tax law
04/02/2020

Region: Brussels
Function: Lawyers
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Tax
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Self-employed

Osborne Clarke is looking for an associate lawyer to join the Tax team.

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Who is Osborne Clarke?

Osborne Clarke is an international full-service law firm with 25 offices in 13 different countries, spread over three continents with more than 1800 lawyers and employees. Osborne Clarke Belgium was opened in 2013 by partners from the top of the (inter)national legal profession. The recently expanded Belgian office is now located in Bastion Tower in central Brussels (Naamsepoort/Porte de Namur). Osborne Clarke Belgium currently counts about thirty Belgian lawyers.

What sets us apart? It’s our future focus. And it’s our culture.

Our clients tell us time and time again that we’re approachable, knowledgeable and straightforward. They say it’s a big part of what they like about us, and why they’d choose us again. They know we deliver on client service and sector-based knowledge. But they also know we do all we can to give them the right advice today to help them succeed tomorrow.

Being future focused is part of who we are. It’s our unique culture that has helped us step away from stuffy stereotypes, be brave enough to break the mould and courageous enough to seek out new ways of delivering value, expertise and insights to our clients. Our culture ensures a great working environment that attracts top talent.

Who is Osborne Clarke Brussels looking for?

We are looking to reinforce the Tax team with an associate with 3-5 years of relevant tax work experience (preferably in a law firm). We are looking for someone who can support the team across the broad range of tax legal services we provide to our clients and who is eager to help develop the Tax practice within Osborne Clarke Belgium. We advise our Belgian and international clients on their day-to-day tax issues, mainly on direct tax matters but also indirect matters. You will have the opportunity to work across sectors, gaining a broad range of experience, as the tax team mainly supports the other practices.

You will be involved in a broad range of matters where the client counts on our expertise in Tax law help them achieve their goals in Belgian and in cross-border markets. You will be part of an international team with experts based across the major European jurisdictions. You will be challenged, have a range of responsibilities, learn a lot and get a sense of what it means to be a sector-focussed, future-proof lawyer.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has a Master in Belgian law and an advanced Master in tax law, both with strong academic results;
     
  • has at least 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in Belgian tax law (preferably in a law firm);
     
  • is a native Dutch speaker and is fluent in English (French is a plus);
     
  • has excellent oral and written communications skills;
     
  • has a keen interest in and direct tax matters (interest in indirect tax is a plus);
     
  • is a true team player, with an international mind-set;
     
  • is eager to learn, be innovative and dares to think outside the box;
     
  • wish to develop in a quality professional environment;
     
  • and last but not least, has a good sense of humour and is fun to work with.

What can Osborne Clarke Brussels offer to you?

Helping you succeed in tomorrow’s world. We offer you the opportunity to work with our team and advise a variety of (international) clients ranging from start-ups, growth-stage and multinational companies and entrepreneurs, mainly active in modern technologies (Digital Business, FinTech, Life Sciences and Healthcare).

It is in our DNA within Osborne Clarke to adopt a pragmatic, client focus and proactive approach when responding to our clients’ needs. A lawyer at Osborne Clarke always delivers concrete and out-of-the-box solutions in line with today’s and tomorrow’s developments.

We’re looking for the sharpest minds and the brightest talent to work with some of the best-known brands and businesses in the world. In return, you’ll be given the chance to shine and to develop yourself (and possibly your clientele). We give people the opportunity to contribute from the outset, with class-leading support and guidance every step of the way. Regardless of role or responsibility, we make sure that everybody has the chance to make an impact and bring something to the table.

Osborne Clarke Belgium will offer you a competitive salary (adapted to your level of experience) in a good work-life balance environment.

Interested?

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Olivier Lambillon

Counsel, Belgium

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