Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies

TN-BE/03

DESCRIPTION OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

The Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies represents the interests of solicitors of the three United Kingdom jurisdictions.

The Brussels Office works on EU legislation affecting the members it represents and their clients.

WEBSITE

https://www.lawsocieties.eu/

TYPE OF THE STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Other, what?: Law society / legal lobbying

TRAINEESHIP TASKS

The tasks of the Trainee include inter alia:
- Monitoring and researching European legislation;
- Editing the monthly newsletter;
- Attending conferences and meetings;
- Networking;
- Writing briefings and policy papers

ORGANISING ELSA GROUP

ELSA Belgium

PLACE OF THE TRAINEESHIP

Brussels, Belgium

EARLIEST START DATE

02/03/2020

LATEST END DATE

28/08/2020

MIN DURATION

3 month/s

MAX DURATION

6 month/s

REMUNERATION

Other: Professional travel expenses

REQUIRED STUDY LEVEL

Undergraduate

LEGAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Civil Law - General
Commercial Law - General
Competition Law - General
European Competition Law - General
Private International Law - General
Tax Law - General

LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED

English - Fluent
AND
French - Basic

NUMBER OF TRAINEES

2

NUMBERS OF HOURS PER WEEK

38

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Trainee should be social media savvy.

Given that this vacancy is unpaid, the Trainee should secure for themselves funding on their own (e.g. Erasmus mobility grant).

Please see for further information: https://www.lawsocieties.eu/about-us/secondment-opportunities