Real Estate Lawyer

Regio: Brussel
Functie: Advocaat
Type werkgever: Advocatenkantoor
Materie: Vastgoedrecht
Type job: Voltijds
Contract Type: Zelfstandige

Unique opportunity to join a leading law firm in Belgium for a real estate lawyer with 4-8 years of experience, able to work in Dutch, French and English and who is eager to take an active part in business development initiatives of the real estate practice.

Toon Alles
Sluit Alles

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a leading international law firm with over 90 lawyers in Brussels.

To strengthen its Brussels’ team, our client wants to hire a lawyer who is specialized in real estate and public law.

You will be able to advise our clients through the legal and commercial issues surrounding all stages of a project, and are able to guide on the entire property life-cycle, from acquisition and development through to letting and/or sale of the completed project.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiating, and advising on, real estate transactions, including M&A involving real estate, long-term and short-term leases, asset purchases and security interests, real estate development, etc;
  • Advising on all aspects of civil law relating to real estate matters;
  • Supporting clients through obtaining planning for and implementing developments, including construction and environmental matters;
  • Due diligence relating to real estate, easements, zoning, permits and environmental matters;
  • Advising on real estate tax structures, real estate aspects of restructuring and insolvency work, including enforcement of security and real estate outsourcing;
  • Working on and managing multi-jurisdictional real estate transactions;
  • Contributing to the international real estate team of the firm, sharing and exchanging know how, as well as attending calls and meetings with real estate lawyers from our client’s various international offices;
  • Taking an active part in business development initiatives of the real estate practice.

  • You have a Belgian law degree, obtained with first-class academic results. An  additional post-graduate degree is an asset.
  • You have 4 to 8 years of experience in a law firm handling real estate, environmental and administrative matters.
  • You have experience in real estate including real estate M&A, environmental and civil law. Expertise in administrative law, public procurement and regulatory aspects are a definite plus.
  • You are fluent in English. You are excellent in Dutch and/or French with a good level of French respectively Dutch.
  • You are creative, curious, and rigorous.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You have good social skills and like teamwork.

  • A truly international working environment;
  • Challenging assignments, complex and innovative transactions;
  • The possibility to further develop your business development skills;
  • A highly competitive remuneration package.


Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Stéphanie Verhaegen for more information.
Contact Stéphanie by mail: or call +32 476 39 40 50.


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