Junior Tax Associate

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

Our Tax lawyers have extensive experience in Belgian and international tax law. The practice group handles a wide range of tax matters, involving complex tax litigation, tax advisory work, transfer pricing matters as well as tax work in corporate and financial transactions. The team is also highly reputable for its expertise regarding indirect taxation (VAT, registration tax), real estate taxation and the tax status of public authorities.

In order to support the growth of our practice and its team of lawyers, we are looking for an Associate with a passion to deliver top-notch work.

Job description

As an associate in our tax team, you will:

  • work closely with both the other members of the tax team, as with the other practice groups, in order to offer clients full-service and tailored solutions to all of their concerns. You will be responsible for handling your files from A-Z and will have close client contacts.
  • be part of a young, dynamic environment where you can fully develop your own expertise. 
  • work on very diversified and high-level cases and advisory national and international matters. You will thereby be doing the first-line follow-up of specific matters. The matters you will be handling will consist of (i) assisting in the drafting of tax rulings, (ii) advising on M&A and financing matters in close collaboration with our other practice groups, (iii) treat a litigation file from A-Z, from the administrative phase and negotiations with tax authorities up until the courts, (iv) work on real estate matters (both transactional and advisory), (v) gain experience in advising on indirect taxes such as VAT and registration duties, (vi) have the possibility to help families in their estate planning, (vii) carry out general advisory work on a variety of interesting subjects.
  • be able to sharpen your language skills as you will work in Dutch, English and French. 

The ideal candidate

You have a Belgian law degree and an excellent academic record. You are fluent in Dutch and English (both written and spoken). Knowledge of French would definitely be an asset. You have gained 2 to 4 years of relevant experience as a tax lawyer, tax consultant or in-house tax adviser. You are a real team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Join us

We offer a competitive compensation related to your qualifications and experience, ample training opportunities, a pleasant working atmosphere among a dynamic team in an international environment.
Our corporate culture combines a high-quality customer service with an emphasis on people and teamwork.

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
Senior Talent Acquisition