Senior Legal Consultant (m/f/d)

Spark Legal Network 3-5y Mid Level  Brussels, Brussels, Belgium 21 Mai 2021

Job Description

Spark Legal Network is looking to recruit a dynamic, pro-active and experienced

Senior Legal Consultant (m/f/d)

to strengthen the team on a full-time basis, starting at short notice (preferably from June/July 2021).

The successful candidate will have experience in EU legal consultancy work (preferably in the area of DG JUST and/or HOME). He/she will be working remotely (but will be based in our Brussels office as soon as this is possible considering the current COVID situation).

As a Senior Legal Consultant at Spark you will, amongst other things, engage in the following tasks:

  • Actively contributing to Spark’s Business Development Strategy, including leading the acquisition of new EU projects and studies through tendering;
  • Execution of EU projects and studies, including:
    • Management of project teams;
    • Coordination of cross-border legal and policy research and analysis;
    • Coordination and performance of (comparative) legal analysis;
    • Drafting of project reports and presentations.
  • Communication with a wide range of high-profile clients and partners;
  • Actively staying up to date with relevant EU law and policy developments.

We offer:

  • A dynamic and flexible work environment, as part of a growing international, highly motivated team that strives for high quality work;
  • The opportunity to work on projects within a wide range of legal and policy areas, always with a link to EU law and policy;
  • An inspiring environment that allows you to work autonomously;
  • Ample opportunity to grow within the company;
  • A competitive salary package.

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to with ‘Senior Legal Consultant’ in the subject line by 19 June 2021, demonstrating how you meet the following essential criteria:

  • A passion for and deep understanding of EU law (at least a Masters degree in Law) and its link to EU policy;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in EU legal and policy (consultancy) work, including project management and report drafting (experience in tender acquisition and in the area of DG JUST/HOME is a plus);
  • Leadership skills;
  • Excellent research and analysis skills;
  • A strong work ethic, an enthusiastic, flexible attitude and excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Interest and ability to take an active role in Spark’s growing business;
  • Fluent English language skills.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.

Please don’t forget to mention in your application!