Paralegal - Corporate

Our client, an international law firm, is looking to recruit a Paralegal Corporate.
The main tasks will be to assist the lawyers in: drafting templates and opinions, legal research, old law and organising presentations and publications. The ideal candidate will have good analytical, organisational and communication skills. They must be pro-active, team players and flexible. Our client offers competitive compensation and ongoing learning and development opportunities. This will also enable you to work with specialists.

Description

  • Perform substantive legal work requiring an understanding of legal concepts, in particular in the
field of corporate law;
  • Perform thorough legal and factual research on a variety of corporate legal matters (this will often
involve evaluating, interpreting and summarizing legislation, case law, commentary and business
documents);
  • Be closely involved in drafting and reviewing briefs, memoranda, legal opinions, presentations and
publications;
  • Provide organizational support to case teams and assist with corporate transactions;
  • Monitor and analyze developments from a wide range of legal topics;
  • Contribute to internal knowledge management projects.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Belgian law (in exceptional circumstances, a bachelor’s degree will be
considered);
  • Previous experience in corporate law, and/or in an international legal services environment is a
strong advantage;
  • Excellent command of English, and Dutch or French (a good working knowledge of the other
national language), any other European language is an asset;
  • Proficient use of Microsoft applications;
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and communication skills (both oral and written);2
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multicultural environment and to build
credibility and trust with colleagues;
  • Proactive work attitude, resourceful, results-oriented, reliable and flexible;
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, work under pressure, prioritize workload and
adhere to deadlines;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment.

Offer

Our client offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and ongoing learning and development options. He also offers the opportunity to not only work closely with a highly specialised team of lawyers, but also to join our well-established and respected Practice Development Team of experienced professionals, who are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

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