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DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers exceptional results to clients. We operate globally across more than 40 countries, a team of trusted advisors, innovators and game-changers who go above and beyond to challenge the status-quo.
We are looking to recruit a Belgian qualified Employment Lawyer to join our award winning office in Belgium. This is a unique opportunity to join a highly technical and diverse team of some of the best employment lawyers in the country, which offers exposure to complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. You will work with our global team to drive change, open new opportunities and accelerate growth for both our clients and our people.
If you have a commercial mind and a keen interest in activities that promote business growth, this is a tremendously exciting opportunity to develop your career with the world’s largest global law firm - reaching your full potential by exploring the opportunities and choices that shape your individual career journey.
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The Belgian Employment team advises clients on a full range of employment related matters, including Belgian and international transactions/cases. Our clients include start-ups, high growth companies, owner-managed businesses, major corporates, private equity houses and financial institutions. The team is part of a wider Belgian and European team and frequently acts on deals involving our worldwide colleagues, giving our clients access to a full-service Employment law team.
DLA Piper will invest in your long-term future to ensure you achieve your potential. This includes top-quality work that will challenge and stretch you, regular quality feedback, a clear pathway to progression, career academies at every stage of your experience level, temporary work in other locations of the firm, CR and pro-bono work, an active social calendar and a market-leading compensation package.
We are looking to hire an Associate with between 2 – 4 years' experience in Employment Law to join our expanding team in Belgium.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As a Lawyer within the Employment department in our Brussels office, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of services to our clients. You will deliver exceptional results to clients by advising on a/o:
Candidates should have between 2 - 4 years of experience as a lawyer in employment law.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers 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.
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
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.
We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.
We know 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.
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, 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 references from previous employers.