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Sint Stevens Woluwe
Legal internship - Stage en droit
LeadLegal is a Brussels based international law firm with a dynamic team of attorneys and legal experts providing legal services predominantly in Belgium as well as in Turkey.
Over the years LeadLegal attorneys have built a very strong relationship with committed law firms and attorneys in Germany and France. With the addition of these two jurisdictions LeadLegal clients now receive top quality legal assistance in 4 different countries.
Our Brussels office is located in Sint Stevens Woluwe (Zaventem).
We offer ambitious and motivated Belgian law students or recent graduates internship opportunity with the prospect for a full-time position in the near future.
As part of our team, you will work with our lawyers advising national and international clients on a range of legal questions. Your tasks will include undertaking legal research, reviewing and drafting legal documents and more. You will have your own responsibilities under the supervision of one of our associates, giving you the opportunity to develop team skills in a supportive environment.
Some of the potential projects which would involve you:
1- Work Permit/Residence permit/Visa’s: Assisting lawyers of the firm for preparing the filing of applications of Belgian work permit cards for expats, visa applications, the town hall registrations.
Necessary training will be provided
2- Debt recovery/Invorderingen: Prepare initial letters (aanmaning/ingebrekestelling) with regard to debt recovery (‘invordering’) procedures, prepare filing
3- Setting up legal entities/companies: Set up legal entities, contacting Notary publics, Chamber of Commerce, Banks, etc. depending on what the client wants.
4- Other administrative/legal tasks
§ Very good academic record
§ Fluency in English and Dutch/French_ Turkish is an asset)
§ Extra-curricular activities demonstrating leadership, integrity, individuality, responsibility and innovation
§ Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel)
Other IT skills are considered as an asset.
Other Required Skills and Competences
§ Team player
§ Self-learner, reliable, flexible, job-conscious and willing to help
§ Client oriented, good communication skills and ability to adapt to people at all levels
§ Positive, pro-active with a professional attitude
§ Ability to prioritise
§ Good organisational skills and attention to detail
§ Sense of humour
Please do note that the law firm is in Zaventem.
Working hours : 9.00-17.30
Internship not paid. Travel expenses are covered.
Please submit your resume alongside with a motivational letter indicating your availability.
Travel expenses are covered.
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