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Job Available | Legal Advisor, Milieu Consulting SRL, Brussels, Belgium

Milieu Consulting is a multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Brussels with a record of excellence in international and European policy and law – in fields such as environmental protection, energy, climate change, fundamental rights, justice, home affairs, public health, consumer protection, financial services, agriculture and health, and safety. We provide our expertise mainly for European institutions and other public sector clients. Despite having grown rapidly over the years we retain a very informal, collaborative, and largely non-hierarchical working environment.

Please visit our website at to understand more about our activities and our corporate culture.

We are seeking to reinforce our team with a Legal Advisor with a background in EU law (with a particular focus on data protection, social security, occupational health and safety, employment environment, transport, or energy) for an immediate position.

The key tasks will include the following

  • Research and development of analytical reports on European legal topics according to areas of expertise;
  • Supporting the management of projects to budget while ensuring that deadlines and quality objectives are met, and supporting the coordination of multidisciplinary teams;
  • Development and drafting of proposals;
  • Liaison and meeting with clients.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies

  • At least a master’s degree in law from an EU university;
  • Expertise in at least one of the following areas:
    • Environment;
    • Energy;
    • Transport;
    • Employment;
    • Occupational health & safety;
    • Social security;
    • Data protection.
  • Good knowledge of EU legislation and/or strong exposure to the EU institutions;
  • Proven expertise in at least one EU country’s legislation (including a law degree from that country);
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience. Candidates with project management experience will be prioritized;
  • An independent, self-starter personality with a commitment to quality;
  • Well-organized, practical-minded, and able to prioritize a busy and varied workload;
  • Clear, concise, and accurate writing skills in English, including the ability to review and edit the work of others;
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word;
  • Excellent spoken and written English with experience in drafting reports in English;
  • Knowledge of other EU languages is an asset.

What you will find at Milieu

  • English as a principal working language;
  • A very informal, supportive, and collaborative working environment;
  • A minimum of hierarchy and internal bureaucracy;
  • A strong dedication to public policy;
  • Highly professional and have a strong commitment to quality in what we do;
  • A dynamic multi-cultural atmosphere with some 25 nationalities;
  • A stimulating working environment;
  • A relaxed dress code – except when we are meeting our clients;
  • Regular company barbecues, training lunches, weekly yoga classes; and
  • Biennial company weekend retreats;
  • The possibility of a hybrid working arrangement (maximum 40% from home).

The deadline for applications is 21 October 2022.

Milieu would like to fill this position as soon as possible.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Milieu Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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