Job title: Associate Litigation | Allen & Overy
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Brussel
Job published: 10/08/2021
Job ID: 34165

Job Description

Our Client

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. Allen & Overy offers a full legal service to a wide range of national and international clients. 

In Belgium, Allen & Overy runs a successful practice with a team of approximately 200 lawyers, professionals and support staff. The  work  Allen  &  Overy  does  often  makes  headline  business  news,  breaks  new  ground  and sets precedents. Ambitious, creative and inclusive, Allen & Overy embraces new ways of thinking. That’s why they’ve been named the Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe by the Financial Times six times. By combining their strengths and investing in their team, they’ll provide you with the support required to unleash your potential. Allen & Overy greatly values its unique culture, which combines high-quality client service with a real focus on people and teamwork. 

To drive its growth, Allen & Overy Belgium is currently looking for a mid-level lawyer for the Belgian Litigation practice group in Brussels or Antwerp


The Position

Allen & Overy's Belgian litigation practice consists of 19 specialist lawyers based in its Antwerp and Brussels offices. This leading practice aims to help clients resolve a dispute before it escalates and assist clients if a dispute cannot be avoided.

The team handles litigation in the areas of product liability, construction and projects, insurance, insolvency, aviation, distribution and franchising. Specific teams deal with digitization, energy, asset finance, banking litigation, corporate and post-closing litigation, white-collar crime and arbitration.

You will be a part of a well-integrated and dynamic team that works on high profile Belgian and international cases. You will work with different partners of the team. 

You will be closely involved in both cross-departmental and cross-border transactions and cases, backed up by regular team meetings which enable the team to share relevant experience in an efficient way. 


Your Profile

  • You obtained a Master’s in law in Belgium with good academic results; 
  • You have 3 to 5 years of experience in the Litigation practice of a reputable law firm; 
  • You have excellent command of English, French and Dutch (written and spoken);
  • You are a team player with excellent legal capabilities, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills;
  • You are able to work independently.



  • Allen & Overy offers you a dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a leading international law firm;
  • Allen & Overy makes a long-term commitment towards its lawyers. It offers a variety of intellectually exciting work and the opportunity to work with other departments in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and internationally;  
  • Allen & Overy runs national and international secondment programmes to allow their lawyers to work with other departments, other people and to be exposed to the different cultures that the firm encompasses;  
  • Allen & Overy offers dedicated local and global training programmes, and they also organise professional training on communication, IT skills, management and business development skills;  
  • You will have the support of specialised know-how lawyers and have access to dedicated support staff and support systems;
  • Allen & Overy offers career progression and an attractive financial package. 



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