EU Competition Paralegal

Company details

Unique opportunity for a PARALEGAL to strengthen Cleary Gottlieb’s Practice Development Team

Why work for Cleary Gottlieb?

  • Leading, established, international firm, one of the most prestigious business law practices in the European Capital
  • Vibrant workplace, 24 different nationalities
  • Positive working atmosphere based on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Client relationships are based on intellectual agility, commercial acumen and a human touch
  • Proven track record of an innovative service
  • Consistent success in multiple jurisdictions
  • Encourages pro bono work, committed to equal access to justice for underserved communities
  • Close-knit, friendly and stable team


Your Perfect Job?

Would you like to play a crucial role in the future success of Cleary Gottlieb by ensuring that legal cases progress?

Would you like the opportunity to work on a broad range of EU Competition Law activities?

Do you want to join our dynamic specialised team of Paralegals?

  • Use your understanding of EU Competition Law to perform legal and factual research
  • Assist with client communication by evaluating, interpreting and summarising legislation, case law, commentary and business documents
  • Provide organisational support to the Case Teams
  • Perform language reviews, proof-reading and citation checks for briefs, legal memoranda, presentations and publications
  • Contribute to internal knowledge management projects


  • Masters Degree in Law OR Economics
  • Perfect command of written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • You are an analytical thinker who is pro quality and continuous improvement
  • You are both resourceful and results-oriented
  • You are able to prioritise effectively and hence can work efficiently when handling diverse cases simultaneously
  • It is vital to have strong interpersonal skills in order to both interact with multicultural stakeholders and to build credibility
  • Ability to work independently within a team means you will fit in immediately into this fast-paced firm


  • Very Competitive Salary plus Full Range of Extra Legal Benefits including a discretionary Performance Based Bonus
  • 2 Days Teleworking
  • 28 Holidays
  • On-site subsidised Restaurant
  • Free Health Club Membership
  • Headspace Plus Subscription
  • Free Language Lessons
  • 37.5 hour working week, starting anytime between 8 and 10 am, Lunch 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Working with friendly and easy going colleagues towards a common goal
  • The opportunity to have job security, work on interesting cases and be part of a real team where reliability and professionalism are appreciated
  • Modern offices, centrally situated, accessible by public transport

Hiring Process

  • Ist Interview with the Practice Development Manager and HR via Zoom
  • 2nd Interview in person with Partners or Counsel and Practice Development Team

Apply now!

If you would like to contribute to the future success of a highly prestigious international firm

If you enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive environment where integrity and striving for excellence are core values.

Placed on:Mon 22 January 2024
Location: 1040 Brussels


For more information:
at the number: 02 738 02 63 GSM 0475 614967
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