Junior Associate - Africa Practice

Junior Associate - Africa Practice
Région: Bruxelles
Expérience nécessaire: Aucune
Secteur d'activité: Cabinet d'avocats
Réf: LexGO06/03
Contrat: Indépendant (Temps plein)

Description de la société

Fondé en 1965, Liedekerke est l'un des plus grands cabinets d'avocats indépendants de Belgique avec plus de 130 avocats et 60 collaborateurs.

Notre cabinet est reconnu pour son esprit d'innovation et son expertise juridique. Nous sommes un cabinet d'avocats d'affaires "full service". Dans notre métier, la qualité du service est essentielle, et elle dépend avant tout de ceux qui en sont responsables. Liedekerke accorde une attention particulière à la valeur de ses collaborateurs. Combiner les bonnes compétences et l'expérience individuelle au bon poste est la clé d'un service irréprochable.


Our Africa practice

Our Africa practice serves Belgian and foreign clients in countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Togo, Benin, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Angola, the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Kenya, Rwanda, 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 (DRC and Rwanda in particular).

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

We are currently looking for a Junior Associate to join our Brussels office.

What we offer

Joining our Africa practice entails:

  • operating from our headquarters in Brussels
  • a green and efficient mobility with our offices located next to the Brussels Central Station
  • a close collaboration with our local offices in Kinshasa and Kigali
  • handling highly interesting and challenging files
  • direct client-contact and file-handling from day one
  • active participation in the development of our practice
  • a team of experienced professionals willing to support you any time
  • working in a multilingual, open and stimulating environment
  • professional training on various topics (language skills, IT skills, communication)
  • a true commitment to your education and training, and continuous know-how sharing
  • a friendly atmosphere, focused on excellence, exchange and teamwork
  • a firm that genuinely values the importance of work-life balance
  • an attractive compensation and benefits package and a personalized professional grow path.

What we expect

Our new colleague:

  • is a native French speaker, with an excellent command of English
  • has a first-class Belgian law degree with excellent academic results
  • has experienced additional education abroad, which is considered highly desirable
  • has an interest in multiple legal areas (corporate law, financial law, mining law, telecommunications...) – knowledge of OHADA law is a big asset
  • has strong analytical skills and drafting skills
  • has a hands-on mentality, is proactive and ready to take initiative
  • has an eagerness to learn
  • is client-oriented and has a practical and commercial mindset
  • is a team player with an autonomous working method

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 resume
  • a motivation letter
  • the transcript of your Bachelor’s degree(s) and any other Master’s degree(s) or additional qualifications
  • other interesting documents (e.g. papers, publications...)

Do you have any questions? Do not hesitate to reach out to Julimar Abellanosa via j.abellanosa@liedekerke.com

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