Junior Competition Lawyer
10/01/2022

Regio: Brussel
Functie: Advocaat
Type werkgever: Advocatenkantoor
Materie: Europees recht, Handelsrecht en contracten, Mededingingsrecht
Type job: Voltijds
Contract Type: Zelfstandige
Te gebruiken referentie: LexGO21/12

Bird & Bird's rapidly growing Competition and Trade team in Brussels is looking to recruit a Dutch and French speaking junior associate with a passion for competition and trade law.

Toon Alles
Sluit Alles


 

Bird & Bird's rapidly growing Competition and Trade team in Brussels  is looking to recruit

a Dutch and French speaking junior associate with a passion for competition and

trade law.

 

About the team

Bird & Bird's ‎Competition & EU Law Group counts more than 50 specialist competition lawyers across our 30 offices. Our team has significant industry expertise in key sectors of the firm, including technology, communications, IT, aviation, automotive, electronics‎, energy and many others.

Our Brussels Competition and Trade practice is part of that Group and deals with high-profile matters in all fields of EU and national competition and EU trade law including cartels, abusive conduct, merger control and State aid. We also have vast experience in EU litigation. Our Brussels-based trade team helps clients navigate EU trade defence matters including anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations.

Our practice is currently handling high-profile assignments before the European Commission and the European courts and various national authorities. Our competition and trade practice is closely integrated with our Public Affairs practice which provides strategic policy advice to multinational clients in Brussels and beyond.

To find out more, visit www.twobirds.com

What you’ll do

  • You will handle competition cases and trade defence cases across a broad range of sectors of industry;
     
  • You will work for international clients and enjoy challenging work from day one;
     
  • You will be given responsibility and have direct client contact; 
     
  • You will be part of a team that enjoys working together, and you will get training and feedback from experienced colleagues;
     
  • You will have an opportunity to develop your legal, business and interpersonal skills, and build yourcareer within the firm;
     
  • You will work in a friendly, inclusive environment;
     
  • You will benefit from an agile working environment where you can balance your time working in theoffice and at home; and
     
  • You will have an opportunity to participate in various social activities and events of our Brussels office and internationally.

Your skills

We would be interested in hearing from you if you have:

  • Obtained excellent results during your studies; an LL.M. in EU (competition/trade) law is an advantage;
     
  • An excellent command of English, both orally and in writing;
     
  • An excellent knowledge of either Dutch or French and a good command of the other language is essential. German language capabilities are an advantage;
  • The ability to provide clear, precise and practical advice that helps clients in their day-to-day business;
     
  • A commitment to continuously update your technical expertise;
     
  • A strong appetite for business development activities;
     
  • An interest in working in a team environment with an open, informal and entrepreneurial culture; and
     
  • A desire to work hand-in-hand with colleagues around the globe.

Geïnteresseerd?

Take the next step

If you are interested in this position, please apply on 2bird.ly/vacancies. You can also send your application (which should include a motivation letter and information on your grades) to [email protected].

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy or would like to discuss it informally ahead of applying, please contact our Brussels HR Manager Anneke Vermeir by email ([email protected]) or by phone (+32 2 282 6057).

Please mention the reference "LexGO21/12".

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