Associate, IPT
22/11/2021

Région: Bruxelles
Fonction: Avocats
Environnement: Cabinet d'avocats
Matières: Propriété Intellectuelle, Technologie, média et télécommunications
Job Type: Temps Plein
Contract Type: Indépendant
Votre référence: LexGO22/11

DLA Piper is looking to hire a Lawyer with two to five years of relevant experience for the department of Intellectual Property & Technology in Brussels.

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DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
     
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
     
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
     
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

ROLE PURPOSE:

DLA Piper is looking to hire a Lawyer with two to five years of relevant experience for the department of Intellectual Property & Technology in Brussels. Within this department you will have a versatile role that covers all aspects of Intellectual Property and Technology law, in particular e-commerce, cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, IT-contracts, and software and copyright law.

This is a unique and challenging role in an international office. You will have the opportunity to work with top tier lawyers in the sector and develop your own skills in a very interesting, challenging and pleasant environment.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSABILITY:

As a Lawyer within the IPT department in our Brussels office, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of services to our clients. Your role will involve:

  • Drafting, reviewing and amending documentation
     
  • Strategically advising clients during meetings, on the phone and in writing
     
  • Liaising and taking instruction from clients
     
  • Attending client meetings
     
  • Managing client expectations and project delivery appropriately
     
  • Business development - development of a personal plan, assistance with and implementation of business development campaign
     
  • Conducting legal research
     
  • Assisting in the training and development of junior lawyers

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS:

We do not set upper or lower limits of experience for any of our vacancies. We have however given an indicative experience level as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 2 and 5 years' of experience are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role.

  • Belgian Master's degree in Law, and preferably an LLM obtained abroad; ability to show evidence of an attractive academic track record 
     
  • Qualified to practice as a Lawyer in Belgium
     
  • 2 - 5 years of relevant experience
     
  • Knowledge of specific topics is a plus (such as technology contracts, data protection, e-commerce, tech disputes, etc.)
     
  • An excellent command of English, Dutch and French language skills (both verbal and written)
     
  • High work standards with strong service orientation
     
  • Excellent communication skills
     
  • A motivated, open minded individual who will thrive in an environment where excellence, innovation, diversity and going that extra mile are the norm
     
  • You have excellent legal skills and an analytical mind, with attention to detail
     
  • Ability to prioritise and efficiently deal with complex files
     
  • Well organised, proactive, flexible, pragmatic, social, inclusive and a team player
     
  • Ability to work in a fast paced international environment
     
  • Accuracy, confidentiality and punctuality are second nature to you
     
  • Keen on working in a dynamic yet demanding and rewarding context

AGILE WORKING 

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

Intéressé(e) ?

To apply, send your most updated resume and potentially a Motivation Letter to [email protected]

Please mention the reference "LexGO22/11"

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