Brussels


(Junior) EU, public procurement and competition lawyer

For our Brussels office we are looking for a EU, public procurement and competition law (EN-NL)

With over 450 lawyers, tax advisers, civil-law notaries and business support staff in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, AKD is a leading Benelux law firm. As a trainee lawyer, you will join an international team of EU law specialists. Our Brussels office has an excellent opportunity for a trainee lawyer in EU, public procurement and competition law. Your role What leeway do governments have in setting demands for state aid? What room does the law offer for collaboration in the fair distribution of essential medicines for COVID patients? And who reviews the fairness of a public tender procedure? These are but some of the issues you and your colleagues in the EU, public procurement and competition law practice group will be tackling for a diverse group of clients. Don't hesitate to give a listen to this extract from a BNR radio show in which AKD partner Pieter Kuijpers gives the very answer to that first question! Other areas of law you will venture into include cartel law, state aid and private international law. You can be certain that no day will be the same. As you will work in Brussels, international contacts will be daily routine. Your colleagues have their roots in a range of countries, and our client portfolio is possibly even more diverse. In addition to having a great job, you will take part in regular networking events, building a solid network in the heart of Europe. To excel in this role, you need to Be talented, which goes without saying Have top collaboration and communication skills Have completed or be on the brink of completing your Dutch law degree Take an interest in EU, public procurement and competition law be fluent (orally and written) in Dutch and English

Contact

If this opportunity sparks your interest, then send you application to recruitment@akd.eu, upload your cover letter, CV, and other documents. If this opportunity appeals to you but you are not quite certain if you would fit the role, then contact our recruiter Ingmar Kamman at +316 46405380 (telephone/WhatsApp) or email him at recruitment@akd.eu.