Associate Pensions and Employment

Associate Pensions and Employment
Regio: Antwerp
Vereiste ervaring: Eén jaar
Werkomgeving: Advocatenkantoor
Ref: LexGO03/11
Contract: Zelfstandige basis (Voltijds)


CMS is een toekomstgericht advocatenkantoor. Met meer dan 70 kantoren in meer dan 40 landen en 5.000+ advocaten wereldwijd, combineren we een grondige kennis van de lokale markten met een globaal overzicht, wat ons niet enkel de mogelijkheid biedt om te aanschouwen wat ons te wachten staat, maar het ook vorm te geven. 

De meer dan 90 CMS -advocaten in Brussel en Antwerpen coveren alle facetten binnen de juridische en fiscale vakgebieden. Stuk voor stuk experts met een ambitieuze ondernemingsgeest en een fijnzinnige mensenkennis. Daardoor behandelen we al uw vraagstukken met echte kennis van zaken.

CMS is actively looking for an associate (F/M) in order to strengthen its Pensions and Employment team. 

In this role, you will advise both national and international companies and (cross-border) pension funds or insurers on pension law topics, including the governance of funds. Beyond that, thanks to a close cooperation between the various foreign CMS law firms and the various CMS Belgium departments, you will have the opportunity to take on a multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary approach of the cases, what will present real challenges. You will have the opportunity to manage files from beginning to end, acting with some level of independence, in close collaboration with Elke Duden, partner. 

You will be a part of a well-integrated and dynamic team. We offer an entrepreneurial work environment and the opportunity to be a part of an ambitious and growing international organization. 

We make a long-term commitment to our lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments and in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and internationally. 


  • At least one year of experience in a reference institution or law firm’s legal department, in which you specialised or acquired some experience in pension funds, finance or corporate governance (notions in employment law is an asset); 
  • Fluent in English and Dutch with a good command in French; 
  • You hold a Belgian law degree with enviable academic results; 
  • It should be a recruitment for Antwerp; 
  • You are really interested in the course of trade, you have an excellent legal reasoning as well as a creative mind, you would like to take initiatives; 
  • Accuracy, rigor, communication skills, availability and responsiveness are amongst your additional qualities; 
  • You display team spirit and you are stress resistant. 

If you are interested in a collaboration with CMS please send your CV with a cover letter to Elke Duden by email (via the apply button) 

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