Legal Advisor in litigation funding practice - Brussels

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Litigation, Commercial, Corporate law
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: VL/LAW/1972/18

Master in Law with minimum 5 years of experience in general commercial and corporate law, ideally with some exposure to litigation. An excellent command of English is required.

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Deminor Recovery Services (“Deminor”) ( is an independent advisory firm specialized in assisting institutional and private investors with recovering investment losses. Deminor offers recovery services on a global scale in cases of corporate misconduct, market abuse, violation of corporate laws and securities laws, bankruptcy or restructuring, investment fraud and similar situations. 

As a leader in the European field of loss recovery, Deminor has an unmatched geographical reach, experience, know-how, track record, institutional network and financial capacity. All of which are essential in bringing recovery actions to a success. 

Over 30,000 private and 800 institutional clients have used Deminor’s services in connection with past or pending high profile investment recovery cases. 

Deminor’s operational headquarters are located in Brussels. The multidisciplinary team is composed of young professionals of various nationalities and with expertise in corporate and financial law, cross border litigation, finance and loss calculation as well as communication. 

Deminor is now willing to also develop activities in the field of commercial litigation funding in order to help clients to transform their potential legal claims into valuable economic assets and is therefore looking for an entrepreneurial and driven Legal Advisor (m/f).

As a Legal Advisor and under the supervision of a partner, you will take the lead in identifying new assignments and potential targets relating to this new business activity in several European countries (mainly focused on the BeNeLux, Italy, Spain, France and Germany). 

You will contact selected companies, law firms and insolvency practitioners in the above mentioned countries to propose Deminor’s new litigation funding practice. 

You will prepare and hold presentations to prospective clients. 

Based on your legal background, you will make a first assessment if a claim could be successful. Therefore, you will preliminary analyse the proposed litigation funding project and you will liaise with local counsels and ask their advice on specific projects. 

You are responsible for the preparation of proposals and the defending of those proposals to the investment committee. 

You will manage pending litigation funding projects, participate in and negotiate settlement agreements. 

You will be based in Brussels but travelling abroad whenever needed. 

Depending on the success of this new practice, more persons will gradually be added to the team.

You are a Master in Law with a solid experience in general commercial and contract law, ideally with some exposure to litigation. Knowledge of insolvency law is a plus. 

You have minimum 5 years of experience as a lawyer, preferably with an international law firm. 

You have excellent command of English, in combination with Dutch or French and ideally another European language. 

You believe in the good outcome of this new project of Deminor and are willing to build up these activities from scratch. 

You are a dynamic lawyer with strong commercial skills and you are a fast thinker and learner. 

You have good communication and presentation skills and you are not afraid to actively contact prospective clients. 

You are a flexible team player and you value diversity. 

You are structured and precise and you are able work autonomously. 

You like to set to yourself high targets and are committed to achieve them. You are results oriented and you are able to work under time pressure.

You will be part of an international team of highly motivated professionals with both a legal and financial academic background, working for clients in several European countries. 

At Deminor “you own the process”: Deminor has an entrepreneurial culture, encouraging its team members to work autonomously and to take up responsibilities and to grow the business as they gain experience within the firm. 

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated lawyer who is willing to use both his/her legal and business skills to develop a new business line of Deminor. 

Deminor offers a competitive salary in accordance with education, experience and skills. Based on a formal yearly evaluation process, Deminor also offers attractive annual gratification based on performance and/or results.


Contact Karolien Eeckhoudt via email or call confidentially.
Please mention reference  (VL/LAW/1972/18).

Phone: +32 (0) 2 290 23 56
Mobile: +32 (0) 485 38 73 51
Ref: VL/LAW/1972/18

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