Our law firm is hiring!

3 October 2022

We are looking for a French-German legal practitioner in business law

We are a law firm of human size with many years of experience in French-German legal relations and are currently looking for reinforcement for our team in Strasbourg in the field of business law.

Why work with us?

You will directly assist our German and French clients on a daily basis in their German-French, interesting and varied matters mainly in French business law.

You will work in a friendly team that values teamwork and has a modern vision of the profession.

We offer you balanced working hours adapted to your personal needs, part-time and home office if you wish, a young atmosphere and ongoing professional training and support.

Why you?

You like to work in an international context, namely German, French and English and you enjoy contact with companies, both relatively small or very large. You have already gained professional experience in Germany or have just finished your studies in Germany and have already gained experience in the form of one or more semesters at a French university or an internship in France.

The job is available from January 2023 on2.

Send us an e-mail to: contact@berton-associes.com or fill out the contact form on our website. Your application will of course be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

Trainee position for students with a background in French and German law

Our French-German law firm offers, on a regular basis, trainee programs for German judicial service trainees who have finished law school (« Rechtsreferendare »). These positions are available for those who have studied law at French and German universities and have professional language skills in French and German.

We are also happy to welcome French and German law students in our law firm.

The duration– from several weeks to several months– and work hours can be adapted to the student’s schedule: the working hours of our firm are flexible.

We appreciate signing a trainee program agreement with the university of the trainee.

Our law firm offers judicial service trainees and law students the opportunity to participate practically in the daily work of our lawyers, e.g., participation in meetings with clients and court hearings. This will be the occasion to discover what goes on in a law firm specializing in international and French-German law.

We adapt the tasks of our trainees to their language and professional skills and knowledge.

About the job

Trainee lawyer (m/f) with French-German background focused on business law with (additional) French law degree.

Tasks

  • Helping the lawyers in their daily legal tasks
  • Writing news articles in French-German and international business law
  • Providing legal research and drafting of legal opinions for clients, including comparisons between French and German law
  • Participating in meetings with clients and drafting of meeting minutes
  •  Drafting applications for French courts and defense pleas as well as attending court hearings

Your skills

  • Legal studies with knowledge of French business law
  • Good knowledge of European law
  • Very good skills in the French and English languages
  • Lawyer trainee experience in law firms and/or corporations in French-speaking countries is a plus
  • Internationally minded and interested in international issues
  • Regular contact with the French culture
  • Ability to work independently and communication skills
  • Team player and highly motivated
  • Well organized
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