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There are many law firms in the world, but very few like ours. Eversheds Sutherland Brussels consists of 17 lawyers, including 6 partners. It has consistently been at the forefront of changes in the legal profession and is widely regarded as one of the most progressive, forward thinking practices around. Our goal is to provide our clients with access to this domestic European and international legal expertise. We work closely with colleagues from other Eversheds Sutherland offices and with external advisors and organizations from all industry sectors to understand our clients' current needs and identify future potential. From that understanding we offer pragmatic, straightforward, and innovative advice. Applicants for an internship at Eversheds Sutherland Brussels should be in an advanced stage of their legal studies and should have very good language skills.

Our success is due to the efforts of our people so we aim to recruit, train and retain the best.

If you are interested in a career or internship with Eversheds Sutherland Brussels, please send your cover letter and CV to Mieke Lecluyse: miekelecluyse@eversheds-sutherland.be

Current vacancies:

Eversheds Sutherland is looking for 2 junior employment lawyers

To reinforce the Brussels employment team, which has an excellent reputation working for international corporations in both individual and collective employment law, we are looking for two junior lawyers with a focus on employment law to join our Brussels office.

Profile

  • You are a Belgian qualified lawyer with a strong academic record. A post graduate qualification in Labour & Employment Law is considered an asset.
  • You have up to 3 years of experience in employment law
  • You have an excellent command of Dutch or French and you are fluent in English.
  • You are internationally oriented. Having studied or worked abroad is of added value.
  • You have high working standards.
  • You are precise, thorough and well organized.
  • You have excellent communication and drafting skills.
  • You are a team player who is also able to work individually.
  • You have a hands-on attitude and you are solution focused.

Who are we?

Eversheds Sutherland is one of the world’s largest international law firms. We have 67 offices and more than 200 relationship law firms around the world as well as formalized regional alliances in Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

As a global top 15 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal advice and solutions to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals.

Our teams of lawyers around the world operate seamlessly to deliver the legal know-how and strategic alignment that clients need from their advisors to help further their business interests. Clients describe us as creative and well-versed in cutting edge legal work – we listen well in order to understand how and where we can be most effective and add the greatest value.

What unites us is our commitment to service excellence through a solution-oriented approach. We know our clients’ businesses, the industries and markets they operate in, and we know that great relationships yield the best outcomes.

Function

You will serve a large and diverse client base (both domestic and international) and you will work in close co-operation with the global Employment Practice.

You will provide solution oriented legal services regarding all aspects of local, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional individual and collective employment law matters (restructuring and collective bargaining, employment and workplace issues, legal aspects of human resources policy, termination of employment contracts, international employment, privacy, ...). You will regularly work in close collaboration with the corporate team in corporate transactions.

Offer

This is an opportunity to get involved in a varied caseload with plenty of scope for direct client contact.

You will be working in an international and challenging environment and you will be offered work in all areas of Employment Law.

You will be part of a team that encourages personal skills development, teamwork and professional growth.

Eversheds Sutherland offers flexibility to create a good work/life balance and a competitive and attractive financial package.

How to apply

Send your cover letter and CV to Kristel Van Doren, Eversheds Sutherland Brussels, De Kleetlaan 12A, 1831 Diegem or e-mail to kristelvandoren@eversheds-sutherland.be.