Junior Associate - Food Packaging and Sustainability

Keller and Heckman

Junior Associate - Food Packaging and Sustainability

Keller and Heckman

Brussels, Belgium


We are seeking a Food Packaging and Sustainability Associate to work in our Brussels, Belgium Office.

Your missions and responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for conducting research in national and EU law, analyzing legal issues, and drafting summaries and legal opinions in English in connection with a variety of life science and chemicals matters;
  • You will assist in preparing filings with EU or national bodies such as the European Food Safety Authority or the German Institute of Risk Assessment. You will work with fellow associates and in-house scientists under the guidance of partners from the relevant practice areas of the Brussels and other international offices.

Your profile

  • You have a scientific background and/or a strong interest in developing expertise and in providing services in legal and regulatory EU and international issues regarding food packaging, waste, green claims, cosmetics, drugs, medical devices, and chemicals;
  • You have excellent academic records with, preferably, a postgraduate degree in European Law;
  • You are admitted in an EU bar;
  • You are fluent in English and you possess a good working knowledge of another EU language, preferably German;
  • You are interested in a long-term commitment;
  • You have between 1-3 years of relevant experience.

Personal skills required for this position

You are a self-starter, hard-working, with a will to learn and to grow, you possess a strong analytical ability with attention to detail, a strong sense of responsibility and the capacity to work independently and in a team, excellent writing skills in English, and you are focused on producing the best possible results.

We offer

  • In addition to working in the packaging and sustainability practice groups, work on numerous life science and chemicals matters for a broad spectrum of international clients;
  • The opportunity to join world-class teams of lawyers and scientists, in a multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving;
  • A multinational environment;
  • The possibility to grow within the Firm;
  • An attractive and rewarding remuneration package.


Send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Ireland, Human Resources and Recruitment Manager, Keller and Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, NW, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001 to careers@khlaw.com.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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