Personal Assistant

Company details

Unique opportunity for a PA with excellent English to join Cleary Gottlieb’s Team of Professionals

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 key role in the future success of Cleary Gottlieb by taking ownership for a wide variety of responsibilities?

You will use your organisational skills every day in order to coordinate diverse meetings and travel from A-Z whilst always ensuring follow-up. A keen eye for detail will help you manage every responsibility efficiently. Clear and diplomatic communication is vital in order to interact with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • You give executive assistance to 1 or 2 Partners
  • You are also part of the general Assistants’ team that provides administrative support for lawyers
  • Managing and coordinating the Partners’ agenda
  • Handling travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries, booking transportation & accommodation, obtaining visas, etc.
  • Assisting with a range of administrative tasks including processing legal correspondence, telephone coverage, billing, and time recording
  • Supporting the Partners, in coordination with the Business Development team, in business development initiatives including client outreach, seminars and webinars
  • Collaborating with the Event & Facilities team to organize meetings, seminars, conference calls
  • Attending team meetings and seminars when possible
  • Handling filing
  • Providing back-up for colleagues in the Assistants’ team when necessary


Why You?

  • Either a Bachelor degree (administrative related)
  • OR minimum 3 years of administrative experience
  • Perfect command of English (written and spoken)
  • Plus Very Good Dutch OR French (written and spoken)
  • Excellent command of Microsoft applications
  • Outstanding administrative (accuracy, attention to detail, etc.) and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize workload
  • Reliable, flexible & pro-active
  • Professional ethic and manner – must demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Capability to work independently as well as in a team based environment.


  • 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 and with parking

Hiring Process

  • Ist Interview with the Secretarial Services Team Manager and HR via Zoom
  • 2nd Interview in person with the Partners and Secretarial Services Team members

Apply now!

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

If you enjoy being busy whilst being responsible for a diverse range of organisation and administration

If you would appreciate interacting with a multicultural team and clients

Placed on:Fri 7 June 2024
Location: 1040 Brussels


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