Associate - Banking & Finance

Associate - Banking & Finance
Regio: Brussel
Vereiste ervaring: 3 jaar
Werkomgeving: Advocatenkantoor
Ref: LexGO16/05
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.


  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and English, a good command in French is a plus 
  • You have gained experience in a legal department of a reputed financial institution or in a business law firm 
  • You hold a Belgian law degree with enviable academic results 
  • You have strong analytical skills and a creative mind 
  • You enjoy taking initiatives and have a real interest in business life 
  • You are an enthusiastic team-player, rigorous and attentive to accuracy 

Main responsibilities: 

  • Advise companies and national and international groups in several areas of banking & finance law 
  • Cooperate with the various foreign CMS law firms and the different CMS Belgium departments, to experience the multi-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary approach of cases 
  • Manage files, act with a satisfying degree of independence, under the supervision of a partner 
  • Assist to client meetings 

What we offer: 

  • Dynamic team 
  • Local direction team 
  • Yearly assessment 
  • Work-life balance: homeworking is possible with modalities to be agreed upon with your partner 
  • Entrepreneurial work environment 
  • Long term commitment to our lawyers 
  • Collaboration with other departments 
  • Collaboration on an international level with other CMS countries 
  • Custom-fit career path and trainings 
  • International CMS events, sporting events and conferences 
  • Sport activities 
  • Wellbeing activities and conferences 
  • Many internal events 
  • Possibility of individual language classes (French, English and Dutch) 
  • Bonus and yearly remuneration evaluation 
  • Invalidity and death insurance 
  • Phone subscription and iPhone 
  • Compulsory bar training and membership expenses coverage 

How to apply: 

If you are interested joining the banking & finance law team at CMS ( please send your CV with cover letter by email to Camille Vanhelleputte.  

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