Employment Lawyer – Director level

EY Law consists of more than 30 lawyers in Belgium and offers legal expertise in the following domains:

  • Corporate & commercial law
  • M&A/transaction law
  • Tax law
  • Employment law
  • EU, Competition & Trade law

In order to face their growing legal services business, EY Law is currently looking for an Employment Lawyer with at least 12 years of experience.

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Your responsibilities & activities

The function will include:

  • Ensuring that the Employment practice (advisory, transactional, social restructuring work, social security law, labor law, etc…) is conducted efficiently and effectively in co-operation with colleagues.
  • Performing quality control on work performed by junior lawyers; managing and coaching of engagements teams.
  • Working effectively as a member of a worldwide network of professional advisors, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating team members on progress.

As an Employment Lawyer - Director level

As head of the employment team, you will play a major role in bringing the employment team to the next level. You will be dealing with a broad and diverse range of labor and employment law cases for national and international clients within various industries with an emphasis on transactional work.

Your profile

  • You hold a degree in law from a Belgian university.
  • You have at least 12 years post qualification relevant experience within HR transactional services and general employment/labor law gained in a reputable law firm with international clientele.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and/ or French and a very good knowledge of written and oral English.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are a team player and a coach for junior lawyers.
  • You are stress resistant with a strong strive for quality and ability to work in a fast moving and result oriented environment.

Our offer

  • Working in a next generation law firm that stands at the forefront of innovation.
  • Next to our interesting salary package, we give room for personal development in a supporting environment with ample opportunities to evolve.
  • Being part of a dedicated, professional and driven team, we will enjoy an intellectually challenging role with management responsibilities within a reputable and fast growing law firm.