Spontaneous Application - Early Careers


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Early Careers


Brussels, Belgium



The role


Are you eager to discover what the life of a lawyer is like at a leading global business law firm? Do you have an outstanding academic record and are you passionate about a career in business law?

Every year, DLA Piper welcomes the best law students to work with us and our clients. It is the opportunity for you to discover first-hand what makes DLA Piper a different type of law firm.

People come to DLA Piper for our international presence, our award-winning reputation and our track record of exceptional growth. More than that, we believe in engaging with society and creating exceptional experiences and outcomes. At DLA Piper, we hire to develop, reward and retain.

We are always interested in hearing from individuals with high potential for our core practice groups:

  • Corporate
  • Finance, Projects & Restructuring
  • Employment & Pensions
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Litigation & Regulatory
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

If you've got an affinity with our values and would like to build a long, fruitful and rewarding career with one of the world's leading law firms, please apply by sending us your details.

To start to get to know you, we ask that you submit the following documents:

  • Your CV
  • Your University Honors – detailed academic results

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:

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

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.
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.