IP / IT / Data Protection Lawyer

For our Brussels office, we are looking for an IP / IT / Data Protection lawyer (ENG/NL/FR)

AKD's Intellectual Property, ICT & Privacy team is one of the largest and most specialised IP and IT teams in the Netherlands and Belgium. Our lawyers enjoy an excellent reputation both nationally and internationally. They litigate complex infringement disputes before national courts and all the way up to the European Court of Justice. AKD also boasts a dedicated trademark and design registration team whose sole aim is to look after your IP portfolio. The Intellectual Property & Technology practice group is very active internationally, maintaining strong links to the International Trademark Association (INTA), the AIPPI and Marques, by taking part in working parties focusing on sharing knowledge, to name but an example. We have an opening for a (junior) Lawyer to strengthen our team in Brussels, headed by Paul van den Bulck. In this role you will be working on a broad range of matters including IP rights management, IT transactions, data protection compliance and litigation relating to these fields of law. Paul’s clients are active in media, tech and telecom, healthcare but also in gaming and betting industries. So, you will be getting a variety of quality work. AKD offers you the best environment to specialise and develop your legal (litigation) talents.

As our ideal candidate, you: - have obtained your law degree in Belgian law with strong academic results and a foreign LL.M - have preferably 2 to 4 years' experience in Intellectual Property, IT, and/or Data Protection law with a leading Belgian or international law firm - have enough experience to act independently, but…you are also a team player - have strong analytical and drafting skills - like our AKD characteristics, are accessible, involved, ambitious, energetic and you aim for excellence - are fluent (oral and written) in Dutch and English. A good command of French and other foreign languages is always an asset. From AKD you will get: a future-oriented process of career planning and emphasising on nurturing your talents and strong points, encouraging you to deliver excellent solutions for our clients. You will have the opportunity to steadily build your own client portfolio and grow your internal and external exposure. Our flexible learning environment will support you in further developing your talents in your field of expertise, in client engagement and in honing your leadership skills.

Interested? Please share your CV and motivationletter with Coosje Knape (Recruitment):