Attorney Recruitment / Attorney Support Assistant

  • Job Reference: 334032651-2
  • Date Posted: 22 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Latham & Watkins
  • Location: Brussel
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking an Attorney Recruitment / Attorney Support Assistant to join our dynamic team in Brussels. About Latham & Watkins With offices in 14 countries, more than 3,000 attorneys and over 2,500 professional staff, the key to our success and our continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to our clients is our "one-firm" culture - a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to quality across our global offices that has long distinguished Latham from other law firms. About the role As an Attorney Recruitment / Attorney Support Assistant, one part of your role will be focused on assisting with recruiting for new attorneys, lateral hires and transfers. The other half of your role will be responsible for performing a variety of duties of a confidential nature for attorneys. Other key responsibilities include: Providing a high level of customer service to internal and external clients Receiving assignments from attorneys and performing tasks as requested Researching information as requested Corresponding with incoming applicants to schedule interview dates and times, and coordinating information for applicant and interviewer Serving as administrative support to the Recruiting Committee About you We'd love to hear from you if you: Are fluent in English and either French, Spanish, Italian and/or German Exhibit well developed and professional interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and communicate effectively with clients and staff at all organizational levels of the firm Are able to take initiative and work both independently and in a team environment with a customer service focus And have: The ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion Organizational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines Knowledge and understanding of typical work processes performed daily in an office environment Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding job opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program which includes: Health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance Wellness programs (e.g. membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.) Professional Development programs Employee discounts And more! Additionally, we have a range of global affinity groups (including LGBTQ group, multicultural group, women's group). These provide a platform for staff to share experiences, advice, and interests, encouraging a continued discussion on diversity. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralega...