Knowledge Lawyer Banking, Finance & Capital Markets

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Law Firm
Legal subjects: Banking & Finance
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

You will become part of an established Belgian Know-How team, covering with your 7 other colleagues Knowledge Lawyers, all aspects of the law that may be of interest to our business law practice in Belgium.

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Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. By turning his insight, technology and talent into ground-breaking solutions, Allen & Overy earned a place at the forefront of their industry. Their lawyers are leaders in their field – and the same goes for their support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, they find innovative new ways to deliver their services and maintain their reputation for excellence, in all that they do.

The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. With their collaborative working culture, flexibility, and a commitment to progress, they build rewarding careers. By joining their global team, they are supported by colleagues from around the world. If you’re ready for a new challenge, it’s time to seize the opportunity.

You will become part of an established Belgian Know-How team, covering with your 7 other colleagues Knowledge Lawyers, all aspects of the law that may be of interest to our business law practice in Belgium.

You will also be a valued member of our Belgian Banking & Finance law practice group that offers Belgian and international clients a combination of in-depth knowledge of the local market with the reach and expertise of a global legal practice. The team covers a wide variety of areas, including financing transactions, project financing, debt capital markets and financial regulatory advice. 

Role and responsibilities

Capitalising on legal expertise

  • Monitoring, analysing and summarising on legal developments;
  • Assisting lawyers to maintain and further develop their expertise level, for example through training, presentations, practice notes and blogs;
  • Contributing to the practice group’s and firm-wide know-how projects and working groups;
  • Developing and updating template documents;
  • Providing assistance to junior lawyers and responding to follow-up queries from other practice groups and offices.

Information & knowledge management

  • Capturing know-how from lawyers;
  • Coordinating and steering lawyers in the development of documents or their contribution to know-how projects;
  • Organising and contributing to practice group knowledge meetings;
  • Inputting know-how into the firm’s database;
  • Manage the practice group knowledge intranet page;
  • Legaltech: initiate / support innovation initiatives regarding Know-How management and more generally, legal services.

Client development

  • Identifying relevant topics and drafting or contributing to external e-alerts or insights addressed to clients;
  • Preparing and giving training on legal topics;
  • Providing legal input for pitches.

  • You hold a Master in Law obtained in Belgium;
  • You have at least five years of experience as an attorney, legal counsel or knowledge lawyer in the field of banking & finance and/or capital markets;
  • You have a good working knowledge of English, French and Dutch.
  • You are dynamic and willing to take initiative;
  • You have an outgoing approach and good communication skills;
  • You are a team player;
  • You have strong analytical and organisational skills.

  • Dynamic, positive and challenging environment with an international dimension;
  • A challenging professional support role;
  • Room for personal development;
  • A competitive remuneration package.


Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Paulien Stuer for more information.

Contact Paulien by e-mail or call +32 474 84 53 14.

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