Belgium

Jones Day opened its Brussels Office in 1989 and remains a prominent presence. As the seat of the European Union, Brussels is an essential location for any global law firm. On any given day, lawyers in Brussels are working with lawyers in Hong Kong, New York, London, Shanghai, or any of Jones Day's other locations. We operate as one team, with the goal of providing outstanding service to our clients. As a result, lawyers joining Jones Day become part of one of the best legal practices in the world.


Located in an historic building, Jones Day maintains close proximity to a number of European institutions and Belgian governmental agencies. We support various Belgian civic and cultural organizations, including the prestigious Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, and are heavily engaged in pro bono and charitable activities in the community.

Jones Day lawyers in Brussels advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law, tax, labor, and litigation matters. The specialized press have recognized a significant number of our Brussels partners as leading practitioners in their fields.

 

Contacts

Serge Clerckx, Hiring Partner
Delphine Montagne, Recruiting Coordinator

Jones Day
Rue de la Regence 4
Regentschapsstraat 4, 1000 Brussels

(T) +32.2.645.14.11
550
Europe Lawyers
2500
Lawyers Worldwide
42
Offices
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Jones Day offers experienced lawyers a superior platform from which to develop their practices. Our global footprint attracts lawyers who seek a more cross-office, cross-practice, client-focused and team-oriented environment in which to practice. Our collaborative, global approach attracts lawyers searching for a more cross-office, cross-practice, client-focused, and team-oriented environment in which to practice.

Lawyers joining Jones Day have the opportunity to be part of a firm that has repeatedly earned high rankings for client service by the BTI Consulting Group, which bases its rankings on survey results from Fortune 1000 corporate counsel. We are proud of our unwavering commitment to client service, and expect all of our lawyers to share our dedication.

Depending on the specific needs of our offices and practices, we hire accomplished attorneys at various levels of experience. We always welcome inquiries from lawyers who share our commitment to providing outstanding client service.

Learn more about training, development and associate life. 

 

The Brussels Office offers summer internships to law students in their third or fourth year. We accept applications from all over Europe. We also welcome interns all year round for a flexible duration (in particular for the applicant waiting to begin or who just completed the stage at the European Commission). Interns join the practice of their choice, which consists of either European competition or trade law or the whole gamut of Belgian law (including M&A, litigation, tax, and labor law). Depending on their experience, interns conduct research, work on legal audits, write memoranda, and draft contracts and opinions under the guidance of experienced lawyers.


New lawyers attend the New Lawyer Academy, an annual event held in Washington, DC. Each fall, new lawyers assemble from our more than 40 offices around the world to meet and network with each other and learn what it means to be One Firm Worldwide. Our Firm leaders, partners, and associates teach the new lawyers about Jones Day's culture, history, organization, and achievements and lead substantive and interactive training sessions. Every year, our new lawyers take away from the Academy a sense of great pride and excitement about being part of the Firm. 

 

Jones Day seeks to employ the most qualified people for every position in the Firm, continually delivering superior client service through professional excellence and teamwork. We offer competitive compensation and benefits in a stimulating work environment. When a position opens, it will appear, below, along with a link to an email to which you can attach your resume and a cover letter.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters and are not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with Jones Day. We also do not accept or retain resumes that do not relate to a specific, open position or resumes of individuals who do not meet the stated minimum qualifications for the position which has been posted.

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