EU Law and Policy Trainee

Linklaters LLP

EU Law and Policy Trainee

Linklaters LLP

Brussels, Belgium

Job Description Summary

Linklaters is looking for a trainee to strengthen the EU Law and Policy Group in Brussels. The successful candidate will join an international hub of EU expertise, working hand in hand with advisors and lawyers to help our clients anticipate regulatory change and thrive in the highly dynamic EU regulatory environment. The 6-month traineeship will start in early 2019.

Job Description

The EU Law and Policy trainee will:

  • Monitor and communicate the latest relevant trends on EU legislative developments of relevance to our clients;
  • Update internal knowledge & learning material;
  • Support with drafting client-facing knowledge & learning materials;
  • Work in teams with members of the EU Law and Policy team on assignments relating to key policy areas;
  • Contribute to the smooth functioning of the firm’s EU law network.

Profile

  • You have a first-class degree in European politics, economics or law. You are passionate about EU and have thorough knowledge of the EU legislative process;
  • You are looking for a new challenge and have a proven strong interest in the EU policy and law-making, including a previous internship or experience in one of the EU institutions or in the EU public affairs industry;
  • You are willing to learn about different EU policy areas. Experience in EU financial services/digital/tax policy is an asset;
  • You are a pro-active self-starter and a quick learner, motivated to take ownership of own responsibilities and to show initiative;
  • You like working and networking with people of different cultural backgrounds and at all levels of seniority internally and externally;
  • You are a highly effective communicator, articulate both orally and in writing;
  • You are fluent in English (Dutch/German is an asset).

Offer

  • A learning experience in a truly international environment, where development is supported by an in-house global and local business school;
  • A part of a global EU law network aiming to achieve synergies in EU law monitoring;
  • An exciting role that leaves scope for initiative;
  • A competitive remuneration package including insurance coverage, meal vouchers and other benefits.

About Linklaters

Linklaters LLP is a law firm which specialises in advising the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most challenging transactions and assignments. With offices in major business and financial centres, we deliver an outstanding service to our clients anywhere in the world.

Additional Information

The firm operates as a meritocracy and, therefore, selection for recruitment is on merit, irrespective of gender, race or ethnicity, age, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

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