Corporate Finance – Mid-level/Senior regulatory finance associate

Simmons & Simmons LLP
Corporate Finance – Mid-level/Senior regulatory finance associate

The Firm

Created in 1896 and operating in twenty-two countries, Simmons & Simmons LLP is a globally renowned law firm offering world class coverage of all aspects of international corporate finance work, from transactional finance and corporate projects to its leading regulatory finance practices for which Simmons & Simmons LLP is widely acclaimed.
In building its international business, the firm created a closely knit and cohesive network of lawyers who seek to balance local business needs with the delivery of a global service. In this respect, Simmons & Simmons LLP acts for various financial institutions and corporates through its network of offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and is on the panels of a significant number of financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies.
The firm is widely recognized as one of the most innovative law firm, having worked on some of the most ground-breaking transactions in recent years, as well as developing a number of award-winning online legal resources and document automation tools alongside our Simmons Wavelength team.
Simmons & Simmons LLP is committed to supporting a culture that drives diversity and inclusion. In this perspective, over a third of our partners and three quarters of our associates are female and our lawyers come from a broad range of ethnic groups. The mix of Simmons & Simmons trained lawyers and lateral hires at various levels contributes to our culture of continually challenging “old habits” of work and adopting new technologies and working practices in order to meet clients’ changing needs and to deliver smarter solutions.

The team

The firm’s Belgian Corporate Finance team was created four years ago and now consists of 6 specialist lawyers based in Brussels. This leading practice offers a complete corporate finance service and a comprehensive cross-border capability, in conjunction with Simmons & Simmons’ other international offices.
The team handles a wide variety of complex transactional finance, corporate and regulatory advisory work for banks, Fortune Global 500 and FTSE 100 companies, public entities, financial institutions in leveraged acquisition finance deals, global loans, project finance, restructuring, securitisation transactions, structured finance, debt capital markets and regulatory projects.
After a very strong year and to sustain its growth, Simmons & Simmons Belgium is currently looking for a Mid-level / Senior Associate specialized in regulatory finance for its Corporate Finance practice in Brussels. The ideal candidate will have a very good knowledge of all aspects of regulatory finance and a willingness to work on transactional projects when needed. Expertise in insurance regulatory law is an asset but not a determining factor.


 You are a talented and ambitious lawyer with around four to six years’ experience gained preferably in an international environment (law firm or in-house).
 Expertise in all regulatory aspects of finance (MiFID II, EMIR, AIFM, UCITs, etc.).
 You are an intelligent lawyer with a strong academic record in law along with excellent communication and management skills.
 You have an excellent command of English, French and/or Dutch (written and spoken);
 You are a team player with excellent legal capabilities, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and good communication skills.
 A tech-savvy lawyer with outstanding IT skills (including PowerPoint and ability to use legal tech and other software).

Rewards & Benefits

 You will be a part of a well-integrated team that works on high profile national and international matters and will act as regulatory expert on specific projects or as part of broader transactional deals.
 We offer a dynamic and innovative work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a leading international law firm.
 We make a long-term commitment towards our lawyers. We offer a variety of interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments and in an interdisciplinary way, both in Belgium and globally.
 You will be a part of a young and dynamic team, closely involved in multidisciplinary cross-border transactions and cases.
 We offer dedicated local and global training programmes and also organise professional training on communication, IT skills, management and business development skills.
 You will have the support of specialist know-how lawyers and have access to dedicated support staff and support systems.

In case of any interest, please send your CV to Martin Carlier at

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Martin Carlier
Louizalaan 143/6, 1050 Brussel


Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten
bij de balie te Brussel
1000 Brussel

Tel. 02/508 67 62
Fax 02/514 22 66

KBO nr: 248012469


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