Working at Loyens & Loeff is a choice

At Loyens & Loeff we work hard to meet our clients' expectations. In return, we provide everyone in the firm with the skills, opportunities and experience they need to enhance their career. At Loyens & Loeff you can really be yourself because there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to a career. Everyone has different talents, goals and aspirations, and expectations might change as you grow.

One thing is certain, at Loyens & Loeff you will never stand still!

About us

1 / Who we are

Integrated tax and legal services

We are a full-service law firm offering an integrated range of tax and legal services: tax, corporate M&A, banking & finance, capital markets, private equity, commercial law, real estate, employment law, employee benefits, pensions, IP/ICT, European law, competition law, administrative law, public procurement and PPP, VAT, customs, international trade, energy law, food law and dispute resolution.

Multidisciplinary approach

Apart from our firm-wide practice groups, we are also organised in multidisciplinary teams: sector teams (eg, energy, financial institutions, food & beverages, healthcare, automotive, real estate), topical teams (eg, restructuring & insolvency, leasing), region teams and client teams.

Benelux-Swiss & international

Our home markets are the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland, and we have seven representation offices in major global financial centres. Our office network is complemented by our region teams, all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over the world. Moreover, we are on excellent terms with other leading independent law firms. That way we offer the best of both worlds: a major local player in continental Europe with an international approach.

Independent

We are independent and on excellent terms with the most prominent law firms throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

Premium

Thanks to the consistent quality of our work, the palette of our services, the breadth of our client portfolio (multinationals, SME’s, governmental institutions, individuals), as well as our pragmatic and innovative approach, we are consistently ranked top-tier by the most renowned legal directories and regularly win awards.

Innovative & pragmatic

Each problem requires a customised solution. Our drive to devise innovative solutions and our pragmatic approach allow us to effectively address the demands of our clients’ businesses.

Focused & engaged

Entrepreneurship, client focus, quality awareness and social engagement all characterise our firm's culture. We offer a challenging work environment and equal opportunities for all employees. We do our utmost to protect the environment and invest in neighbouring communities.

2 / Our Values

We have 4 core values : Entrepreneurship, Client focus, Quality awareness and Social engagement.
These are best embodied by what our clients say about us:

3 / Corporate Social Responsibility

We are a full-service law firm offering an integrated range of tax and legal services: tax, corporate M&A, banking & finance, capital markets, private equity, commercial law, real estate, employment law, employee benefits, pensions, IP/ICT, European law, competition law, administrative law, public procurement and PPP, VAT, customs, international trade, energy law, food law and dispute resolution.

  • Operating responsibly:
    A trusted partner

    Operating responsibly means being trusted by our clients to deliver accurate, neutral and confidential tax and legal advice. It also means being respected as a corporate citizen in society.

  • Supporting communities:
    Being a good neighbour

    Evidence shows that businesses thrive when neighbourhoods thrive. This is why investing in our communities is not only about being a good neighbour, it’s about safeguarding a future pipeline of talented people, and creating resilient local supply chains and new client opportunities. We have chosen to focus our efforts on youth and education.

  • Caring for our people:
    shaping positive future

    As a professional services firm, our employees are the greatest assets we have. We rely on talented individuals who offer a diversity of perspectives and we have a responsibility to shape a positive future for them, from onboarding to retirement.

  • Protecting the environment:
    towards a cleaner future

    We see the potential in a cleaner, greener economy. By becoming an efficient and smart business, we will realise new client opportunities in environmental law and alternative energy.

What you can expect

Our Loyens & Loeff community is built on the following foundations:

  • Centered on team work
  • Participative approach
  • Respect for the individual
  • Passion for our profession
  • Encouraging entrepreneurship
  • Talented and pleasant colleagues
  • Stimulating innovation
  • Clear annual objectives
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Honest, open and constructive feedback
  • Open door policy
  • Regard for work-life balance
  • Open and transparent culture
  • Premier business services & infrastructure

Your career development

Your career and personal development is a partnership between you and us. You drive your career development plan while we assist and coach you, providing you with a framework and the tools and resources you need to succeed.

We believe it is vital that everyone pursue continuous learning. That way we may offer the most innovative solutions to our clients while remaining motivated and inspired at work. With this in mind we have developed a comprehensive learning and development strategy to help you achieve your personal ambitions and grow both personally and professionally.

Our offer

You will benefit from a competitive package from day one.
Our remuneration is indeed highly competitive, not only in comparison to other European-continental law firms but also compared with Anglo-Saxon firms in Brussels.

Amongst others, our package offers you:

  • Hospitalisation insurance
  • Workplace accidents insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • "Balie/Barreau" contributions
  • Relevant membership contributions
  • Various advantages/services such as: free drinks, food delivery, pressing at the office, …
  • Various discounts on: camps for children, drugstore, flowers, eyeglasses, travel, …