Junior Associate Commercial Litigation & Contracts

Brussels 29 March 2023

As a leading firm, Loyens & Loeff is the logical choice as a legal and tax partner if you do business in or from the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg or Switzerland, our home markets. Our clients can count on personal advice from any of our 900 advisers based in one of our offices in the Benelux and Switzerland or in key financial centers around the world. Thanks to our full-service practice, specific sector experience and thorough knowledge of the market, our advisers understand exactly what clients need.

You will join our Commercial Litigation & Commercial Contracts team, which forms part of the Litigation & Risk Management Practice Group.

As part of this team, you will work on high profile commercial litigation cases before the Belgian courts but also assist clients with commercial contracts drafting, reviewing and negotiations. You will also advise clients on risk management and pre-litigation strategies (contractual and extra-contractual).

The team handles cases for high profile clients in the areas of commercial law (distribution law, joint ventures, unfair market practices, e-commerce, etc.), intellectual property and IT law (IT disputes, processing of personal data, counterfeit litigation, trade secrets misappropriation, etc.), liability law (product liability, contractual liability, class actions, etc.) and insurance law. The members also assist clients in insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

Your profile:

  • You hold a Master's degree in Belgian law with an excellent academic record;

  • You have 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in litigation, ideally combined with ┬ácommercial contracts drafting and reviewing;

  • You speak Dutch fluently, and have a very good command of both French and English;

  • You work proactively and are results driven. You are a team player, eager to learn and you communicate easily and effectively with your colleagues and clients;

  • You are able to present some relevant extracurricular activities;

  • You want to further develop your skills in a challenging and international working environment and are eager to contribute to business development projects such as client seminars and in-house presentations.

We offer you:

  • Passion for solutions is our strength. Loyens & Loeff therefore offers you a professional framework in which to develop your talents.

  • You will work together with your team on various projects but also with your colleagues from other departments and other offices of our organization abroad.

  • You will work for a diverse clientele, both national and international.

  • You will be part of a talented team and you will work in close collaboration with the head Partners of the department.

  • You will take part in various internal and external training programs organized by the firm.

  • We offer you the assurance of quickly developing direct contacts with the clients, under the supervision of the Partners.

  • You will receive a competitive salary, adapted to your level of experience.

  • A modern working environment including a working from home policy.

Start date: As soon as possible


Apply now via the Loyens & Loeff career website and do not forget to upload your CV, your cover letter and the transcripts of your obtained results mentioning your separate and final grades (required).





Charlotte Akkermans

HR Business Partner