Junior Associate Litigation, Arbitration & General Commercial

Stibbe is a leading independent Benelux law firm with main offices in Amsterdam, Brussels and Luxembourg, and a branch office in London. Our Brussels office is one of the leading law firms in the Belgian market, with around 160 lawyers in 12 practice groups. We provide our clients with high-quality legal advice and representation in an international context.

Our practice group Litigation, Arbitration & General Commercial assists leading banks, businesses and global manufacturers concentrating mainly on litigation in the fields of contract and torts, security interests and insolvency, corporate, banking and insurance law. In order to support the growth of our practice and its team of lawyers, we are looking for a Junior Associate with a passion to deliver top-notch work.

Job description

As a Junior Associate, you will:

  • work on very diversified and high-level cases and advisory matters;
  • be given an excellent training and doing the first-line follow-up of specific matters;
  • assist different clients in large, national, and international matters with fellow associates and lawyers from our various practice areas;
  • be given the opportunity to liaise with clients and opponents and learn to represent clients in legal proceedings and negotiations;
  • sharpen your language skills as you will work in Dutch, English and (ideally) French. 

The ideal candidate

  • You have a passion for law and working on high-profile, challenging cases, in which you are not afraid to take responsibility;
  • You have strong analytical skills and you are able to communicate your thoughts and findings in a clear, comprehensive and convincing manner;
  • You have a Belgian law degree with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in insurance law; having a particular expertise in judicial law is definitely a plus;
  • You are a native Dutch speaker with business proficiency (both written and spoken) in English and French;
  • You are a team player and you excel in personal connections. 
  • You are a graduating student, or you have up to 2 years of experience as a lawyer in a litigation department of a law firm.

Join us

You will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally by learning from and collaborating with experienced professionals. We foster a work environment that values high-quality client service, teamwork, individual development, but we also make time to enjoy team buildings, afterwork drinks, sports activities as well as other great events together. We embrace hybrid working arrangements, with a focus on the end result and are happy to explain more during our first encounter.

Spontaneous application

Want to join Stibbe, but you don’t see the job opening you’re looking for? Apply spontaneously and we’ll check if we can consider your application.

Kikke Vandriessche Stibbe

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Kikki Vandriessche