Associate, Tax

Tax

Job Reference

4389

Function

Tax

Category

Lawyers

Location

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The role

DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers exceptional results to clients. We’re a team of trusted advisors, innovators and game-changers, going above and beyond to challenge the status-quo. 

Our tax team in Luxembourg has an approach that not only covers all aspects of Luxembourg tax, including direct tax, VAT, registration taxes, transfer pricing, tax compliance, tax litigation, mutual agreement procedures, but also provides deep knowledge of most foreign tax aspects relating to fund structuring and acquisitions/financing through Luxembourg vehicles. We advise a large number of international clients on their Luxembourg tax requirements. We have particular expertise in the alternative fund industry, working on numerous private equity, real estate and fund formation matters.

We are looking to recruit a bright, agile and ambitious lawyer to continue to serve the increasing demand of clients in an ever evolving and complex legal world.

The role is a truly exciting time to join a team and a firm where every voice is heard, and your success is recognised. So, find out more about being valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a global law firm that commits to you and your career. 

DLA Piper will invest in your long-term future to ensure you achieve your potential. This includes top-quality work that will challenge you and broaden your horizons, regular career conversations and feedback, a clear pathway to progression, career academies at every stage of your advancement, secondments, CR and pro-bono work, an active social calendar and a market-leading salary/benefits package and bonus scheme.

Will you add your skills to our Luxembourg team?

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct involvement in tailored tax structuring for multinational corporates, investment funds, and financial institutions.
  • Participate actively in drafting, reviewing and negotiating documentation.
  • Undertake research on technical tax aspects to advise our clients.
  • Work closely with other departments (cross-practice) and offices (cross-border).

ABOUT YOU

  • You have a master’s degree in law and passed the “cours complémentaires en droit luxembourgeois” (“CCDL”). Any additional degree in tax law is an asset.
  • You have between 1 to 2 years experience in tax law with focus on direct taxation.
  • You are fluent in English and have a very good knowledge of French and/or German. 
  • You have an analytical mind and the ability to handle complex tasks.
  • You are well-organised, proactive, accurate and service-oriented.

DLA Piper Luxembourg

DLA Piper Luxembourg is a multi-lingual, culturally sensitive, young, dynamic and growing team. We benefit from the advantages of a global law firm, with the advantages of a human-sized firm. 
Our Team has a wealth of expertise on investment funds, corporate, M&A, banking, finance, capital markets, regulatory, tax, and intellectual property and technology, applying sound commercial judgment to client’s legal and final decisions. 

We advise international clients on cross border deals with the benefits of the Luxembourg broad range, business oriented legal and tax toolkit. 

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.