CCBE is currently seeking to recruit a Communication Officer

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents around 1,000,000 lawyers through its member Bars and Law Societies, is looking for a Communication Officer to help promote the CCBE’s activities and policies to the European institutions and the wider world.

In particular, the post holder will be expected to:

  • Ensure that particular CCBE policies and messages are formulated as effectively as possible and disseminated to the appropriate decision-makers in the EU institutions and other relevant organisations; 
  • Ensure the timely and comprehensive reporting and follow up of all communication strategies to the CCBE bodies and members;
  • Promote the interests of the CCBE and legal profession on the social networks and the CCBE website;
  • Develop and arrange CCBE meetings and events, facilitate appropriate CCBE representation and speaking opportunities at relevant events outside the CCBE, to ensure a high profile for the CCBE among people and institutions relevant to its work.

The ideal candidate has a university degree in communication, journalism or political sciences and 3 years of regular professional dealings with the EU institutions, preferably in a communication role. Excellent communication skills in French and English are essential. Proficiency in one or more other European languages is an asset.

This is a full-time post based in the CCBE’s headquarters in Brussels. It is a challenging role, calling for team-work and flexibility, initiative and planning, plus the ability to relate well to external contacts at any level.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter to Véronique Jamart at jamart@ccbe.eu by no later than December 3rd 2017. Interviews will take place the week after. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


CCBE is currently seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel (1)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents around 1,000,000 lawyers through its member Bars and Law Societies, is looking for a Legal Counsel to help develop the CCBE’s policies and promote them to the European institutions and other stakeholders. 

In particular, the post holder will be expected to:

  • Support CCBE policy development in various areas related to the organisation and exercise of the legal profession and the evolution of EU-law;
  • Develop public affairs and lobbying strategies to adequately monitor, manage and drive issues of relevance for the legal profession;
  • Maintain regular contact with relevant representatives and officials in the EU institutions and other stakeholders, and create sustainable networks;
  • Ensure with the Communication Officer that particular CCBE policies and messages are formulated as effectively as possible and disseminated to the appropriate decision-makers in the EU institutions and other relevant organisations;
  • Ensure timely and comprehensive reporting of all strategies, relevant input and events or meetings to the CCBE bodies and members;
  • Develop and arrange CCBE meetings and events, facilitate appropriate CCBE representation and speaking opportunities at relevant events outside the CCBE, to ensure a high profile for the CCBE among people and institutions relevant to its work.
  • Contribute to projects in the area of Justice, Rule of Law, Human Rights and development of legal services in general;

The ideal candidate has a university degree in law, and 3 years of advocacy activities or regular professional dealings with the EU institutions, preferably in an advocacy role. A lawyer’s qualification from an EU Member State is an asset, as would work experience in the European institutions, and practical experience in projects. Excellent communication skills in French and English are essential, and proficiency in one or more other European languages is an asset.

This is a full-time post based in the CCBE’s headquarters in Brussels. It is a challenging role, calling for team-work and flexibility, initiative and planning, plus the ability to relate well to external contacts at any level.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter to Véronique Jamart at jamart@ccbe.eu by no later than December 3rd 2017. Interviews will take place the week after. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


CCBE is currently seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel (2)

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which represents around 1,000,000 lawyers through its member Bars and Law Societies, is looking for a Legal Counsel to help develop the CCBE’s policies and promote them to the European institutions and other stakeholders.

In particular, the post holder will be expected to:

  • Support CCBE policy development in various areas related to the organisation and exercise of the legal profession, and the evolution of EU law;
  • Develop public affairs and lobbying strategies to adequately monitor, manage and drive issues of relevance for the legal profession;
  • Maintain regular contact with relevant representatives and officials in the EU institutions and other stakeholders, and create sustainable networks;
  • Collaborate with central and Eastern European bars in the framework of the CCBE PECO Committee;
  • Ensure with the Communication Officer that particular CCBE policies and messages are formulated as effectively as possible and disseminated to the appropriate decision-makers in the EU institutions and other relevant organisations; 
  • Ensure timely and comprehensive reporting of all strategies, relevant input and events and meetings to the CCBE bodies and members;
  • Develop and arrange CCBE meetings and events, facilitate appropriate CCBE representation and speaking opportunities at relevant events outside the CCBE, to ensure a high profile for the CCBE among people and institutions relevant to its work.
  • Contribute to projects in the area of Justice, Rule of Law, Human Rights and development of legal services in general;

The ideal candidate has a university degree in law, and 3 years of advocacy activities or regular professional dealings with the EU institutions. A lawyer’s qualification from an EU Member State is an asset, as would work experience in the European institutions, and practical experience in projects. Excellent communication skills in French and English are essential, good knowledge of Russian is an asset.

This is a full-time post based in the CCBE’s headquarters in Brussels. It is a challenging role, calling for team-work and flexibility, initiative and planning, plus the ability to relate well to external contacts at any level.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter to Véronique Jamart at jamart@ccbe.eu by no later than December 3rd 2017. Interviews will take place the week after. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.