Corporate Associate
07/04/2021

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

To strengthen its Corporate Finance team Baker McKenzie is looking for an associate with 4-6 years of experience in Corporate/M&A.

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Baker McKenzie is a global law firm advising many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organisations through 78 offices in 46 countries. They work together across borders, markets and industries worldwide.

As one of the leading law firms in the Belgian legal market, the Belgian offices of Baker McKenzie provide first-class legal and commercial advice to some of the largest Belgian and multinational corporations, international investment banks, private equity firms and other financial institutions. They also serve as a resource for small- and medium-size companies.

Baker McKenzie’s Corporate Finance Team is one of the leading legal Corporate Finance practices in Belgium. They help clients with strategic corporate finance transactions, such as public and private mergers & acquisitions, IPOs and other capital market transactions, private equity & venture capital investments, buy-outs and fund structuring.

You will advise clients on national and international corporate finance transactions, whether in M&A, private equity, capital markets and/or corporate reorganizations. You will be able to work closely with colleagues across practice groups, jurisdictions, and industry groups.

Your responsibilities will, among others, include:

  • Assisting clients through all stages of a transaction, from preparing the business prior to the transaction, performing due diligence and working on disclosure documentation, to negotiating the transactional documentation, coordinating the transaction execution, and assisting the client post-closing;
     
  • Providing clients with practical and commercially-focused advice to maximize deal certainty and minimize costs and inefficiencies;
     
  • Contribute to our collective business and knowledge development efforts

  • You have a strong academic background (Belgian law degree);
     
  • You have 4 to 6 years of transactional experience;
     
  • You possess an excellent command of English and of Dutch or French;
     
  • You have high quality work standards;
     
  • A strong client-service orientation is important to you;
     
  • You have excellent communication skills;
     
  • You are a team player.

  • The opportunity to work at one of Belgium’s leading law firms and a firm which has been named 11 times Acritas’ World’s Strongest Law Firm Brand and Global Law Firm of the Year in Europe at the Lawyer European Awards 2020;
     
  • You will be part of a team of experienced deal do-ers;
     
  • A truly international environment demonstrated by the level of cooperation between the different law offices of Baker McKenzie;
     
  • Possibility to work at a law firm that proactively cultivates a diverse and inclusive environment through leadership accountability, policies and practices and client and community outreach. The firm has been named Best International Firm for Women in Business Law for the fourth year running in 2020;
     
  • The possibility to further develop your legal skills in corporate law in those areas you prefer: private equity, capital markets, reorganizations, fund structuring,…;
     
  • Realistic internal career opportunities;
     
  • A highly competitive remuneration package.

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Diether Vandenbussche for more information.
Contact Diether by mail: diether.vandenbussche@youconnect.be or call +32 477 22 95 52.

 

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