Independent Attorney

  • Permanent
  • Brussels

A prestigious law firm is seeking an independent attorney to become incorporated into their Brussels office. The independent staff attorney assists the Firm’s senior attorneys, senior staff attorneys, associates and partners in the management of document review, analysis and production for the Firm’s litigation, antitrust, and securities enforcement practice areas. Candidates must be able to speak English and one other European language fluently and must also be admitted to the bar.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in on-site client interviews
  • Coordinate and organise data collection efforts
  • Assists the Firm’s partners and associates in responding to interrogatories
  • Conducts research into the industry that is the subject of the document request or other topics as required
  • Collaborates with senior attorney, other staff attorneys and litigation technologists in developing plans and procedures for document review and production
  • Assists in overall case management
  • Works with and, where appropriate, trains paralegals and temporary attorneys
  • Reviews documents for responsiveness to document requests
  • Assists the Firm in other matters not related to document production if and when needed

Requirements:

  • University degree from an ABA accredited law school or European equivalent
  • US and/or European bar admission
  • Fluency in English and at least one additional European language
  • Prior experience in an eDiscovery practice of a major law firm involved in US complex, multi-party litigation, Second Requests or EU Merger Investigations
  • Flexibility to work outside of regular office hours on occasion to meet the needs of the cases
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, project management skills, diplomacy and customer service, highly motivated, team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work in an international environment with fast changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data points, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Demonstrated interest in eDiscovery and litigation technology
  • Demonstrated advanced excel skills

Tagged as: Compliance, Document Review, e-Disclosure, e-Discovery, eDisclosure, eDiscovery, eDiscovery Jobs, EDRM, Law, Legal, Litigation Support, Manager, Project Manager, Relativity

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