Intern Legal Policy At The Council Of Bars And Law Societies Of Europe, Brussels

Deadline: 14 June 2011
Open to: candidates with a background in law
Salary: 707 EUR

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is the representative organisation of around 1 million European lawyers through its member bars and law societies from 31 full member countries, and 11 further associate and observer countries.

The CCBE is recognised as the voice of the European legal profession by the national bars and law societies on the one hand, and by the EU institutions on the other. It acts as the liaison between the EU and Europe’s national bars and law societies. The CCBE has regular institutional contacts with those European Commission officials, and members and staff of the European Parliament, who deal with issues affecting the legal profession.

The Council is currently seeking to recruit an Intern Legal Policy starting 1 September 2011 for a period of 6 month.

The Legal Policy Intern will assist the Legal Advisors within the CCBE with their daily work covering all CCBE policy areas.


The applicants are expected to have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and appreciate the interests of the legal profession in Europe, with a background in law
  • A good knowledge, and some experience, of EC law and EC institutions
  • A working knowledge of French and English, with any other language being an asset
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy


The contract is a Belgian “contrat d’immersion professionnelle” and the monthly salary is 707 euros net.


Should you be interested in this position, please send a cover letter of no more than 1 page and a short CV in Europass format by 14 June 2011, exclusively by e-mail, to Geneviève Lecot ([email protected]).

Please clearly indicate in the subject line of the email for which position you apply.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The interviews will take place in the week of 4 July 2011.

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