CMS Belgium-Associate Corporate/M&A (3-5 years)

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CMS Belgium



CMS is a top tier Global Law Firm with more than 5.000 lawyers spread over more than 78 offices around the world. CMS Belgium has offices in Brussels, Luxemburg and Antwerp and has more than 90 lawyers dealing with all types of legal advice for a large variety of clients with activities in many different industries. We work with cross-border teams that consist of experts from all practice areas and sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, hotels and leisure, technology and media. It is our ambition to build long term relationships with our clients through a no nonsense and pragmatic approach. We are a young and dynamic team in which junior and senior levels work closely together, communication lines are short and bureaucracy is limited. In order to support our growth, we are looking for highly motivated candidates with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in corporate – M&A who are willing to further develop their career within the team active in Antwerp.


- You successfully obtained a Belgian Master’s degree in Law. An additional degree or LLM in English would be a valuable asset; - You have 3 to 5 years of experience working in a (Belgian or international) law firm in the field of corporate and M&A, experience in restructuring matters and corporate litigation is an asset; - You have an excellent command of Dutch, English and a good knowledge of French; - You have strong analytical skills and a creative mind, you wish to take initiatives and have a real interest in business life; - You are willing to travel abroad for internal trainings and meetings; - You are a team player with outstanding legal capabilities, entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills.


Your role: - You will join a team of professionals active in the field of corporate – M&A; - You will help with the structuring, drafting and negotiation of a variety of corporate transactions (share/asset purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, subscription agreements, joint ventures); - You will advise founders, companies, boards of directors on a wide range of corporate and restructuring matters (founding companies, advice on the corporate structure and governance, compliance issues, disputes between shareholders/directors) and provide them with on-going legal support. We offer: - Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme based on execution and origination - Attractive benefits including a laptop, mobile phone - On-the-job learning in a dynamic and young work environment - Modern offices - Inspiring and awesome colleagues - Challenging career perspectives


Please send your CV and motivation letter to CMS is a founding member of the Legal Diversity and Inclusion Alliance ( Selection for recruitment is irrespective of gender, race or ethnicity, age, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
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Generaal Lemanstraat 55, 2018 Antwerp
+32 3 206 01 40
+32 3 206 01 50
Virginie Frémat