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Junior Associate Corporate Law (Kortrijk)
Legal issues are part of a company’s development strategy. The challenge faced by K law is to offer legal advice that meets our clients’ business objectives. We deliver a multidisciplinary and creative approach, which enables our clients to take opportunities to keep ahead of the legal challenges and keep their business moving forward.
Our lawyers have deep technical knowledge and are trusted specialists in their respective fields of law. Across corporate and M&A, banking & finance, tax, real estate, public, commercial law, employment law and more, the team has extensive experience and the right approach to help our clients. In short, our lawyers are effective, proactive and creative.
At K law, we work in multidisciplinary teams as well as collaborate with clients at every stage of the process. We formulate innovative and technically sound strategies. We are focused on building strong relationships with our clients and with stakeholders of all kinds. We invest heavily in legal technology to rapidly and further digitalize our service offering to our clients and to continue to meet market demands.
Due to our continuing expansion, K law is looking for a French speaking Junior Associate Corporate Law to join the Kortrijk team.
Roles & Responsibilities
As a Junior Associate in Corporate Law, you will advise national and international clients in a broad range of M&A Transactions. You will be part of a strong team of lawyers and you will advise companies on corporate matters. You will attend meetings with clients and maintain strong relationships with them.
You will guide our clients in, amongst others, the next fields of expertise:
- Setting-up of companies and drafting shareholders’ agreements
- Mergers and Demergers
- Acquisitions (buy and sell side): Legal due diligence and drafting and negotiation of all transaction documentation including, Non-Disclosure Agreements ("NDA"), Letters Of Intent ("LOI"), Share Purchase Agreements ("SPA") and Asset Purchase Agreements ("APA")
- Restructuring and joint-ventures
Skills & Qualifications
- You have a master degree in Law and preferably a specialized degree in Corporate Law
- You are eager to learn and you have the ambition to excel in the legal fields mentioned above
- You have strong analytical skills and writing skills
- You are fluent in French (mother tongue) and master English (knowledge of Dutch is an additional asset)
- You are a real team player
- You are client-oriented
Our people are appreciated for their professional skills and expertise. We commit ourselves to encouraging true team spirit and creating an international and dynamic working environment in which each can pursue the knowledge needed to boost their career. We offer you an attractive compensation package, the opportunity to work for major clients in all kinds of industries, like the financial services industry, the government, manufacturing businesses, real estate players, etc., and continuous support in your professional development. Importantly, we offer you the opportunity to become part of a law firm in full expansion, with career opportunities.
K law disposes of state of the art tools, solutions and support (IT, library, and databases) that allow you to concentrate on the work at hand and maximize your efficiency. K law invests heavily in its people in terms of training, welfare, incentive and reward, and prides itself on maintaining a friendly, informal and sociable working atmosphere.
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