Lawyer - Public Law

Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Antwerp (BE)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
03 Aug 2018
Role Classification
Lawyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
5+ yrs PQE

THE ROLE

The Public Law team in Belgium is recognized as a top tier-team and our ambition is to further grow and strengthen our position in the legal market.

We are looking for a lawyer who would like to become part of this successful team in our office in Antwerp.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Offer the whole scope of legal services to our clients with a focus on public procurement and public private partnerships (PPP), as well as wider aspects of public law and administrative law.

  • Draft contracts and legal advices

  • Further develop skills as a lawyer and strategic business advisor

  • Be involved in contentious matters and court procedures before the Council of State, the civil courts and any other administrative or judicial court.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Successfully obtained a Belgian Master’s degree in Law and show evidence of an attractive academic track record.

  • 5+ years of experience in public law (preferably as a lawyer in an international environment)

  • Excellent technical legal and language skills. We are looking for a lawyer with Dutch at mother-tongue level. The position also requires an excellent level of English and French.

  • Driven by quality and are willing to go the extra mile

  • Creative, well-organized, pro-active, flexible and a team player

  • Able to prioritize and manage effectively multiple and complex tasks

  • Accuracy, confidentiality and punctuality are not strange concepts for the candidate

  • Wish to work in a dynamic but demanding context.  

THE FIRM

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.

At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment. 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING

Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment to you and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-employment screening that can include checks  relating 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.

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