Associate, Employment
DLA Piper
Bucharest, Romania
6 zile în urmă


An opportunity is available for a high performing and ambitious lawyer at an entry-level to mid-level Associate to join our employment team in Bucharest.

Our employment team in Bucharest is part of DLA Piper's global employment practice, which advises clients worldwide on employment legislation, helping them meet their workforce objectives.

We partner with our clients, wherever they do business, to find solutions and manage risk in relation to their employment-related legal challenges and objectives.

With lawyers across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, our global employment team is one of the largest in the world, with one of the widest geographical footprints of any international law firm.

Our clients range from start-ups to emerging multinationals and some of the biggest and best-known global brands in the world.

We work with our clients locally, internationally and across borders. We assist our clients with acquisitions, complex corporate transactions with TUPE implications, outsourcings, expansions or reductions-in-force, industrial relations issues, local or international employee relations, data protection, local, cross-border or collective litigation, compliance and risk management issues.


As part of our employment team in Bucharest, you will work alongside a strong team of lawyers specialised in providing a wide scope of legal services to our clients.

You will have the opportunity to give advice about all aspects of individual and collective labour law; you will draft individual employment agreements, dismissal decisions, settlement agreements and collective labour bargaining agreements.

As part of your role, you may also become involved in litigating in employment litigation cases, assisting in negotiations with trade unions, pleadings, etc.


  • Qualified lawyer, with a good academic track record
  • Native Romanian speaker, with good command of English (verbal and written)
  • Excellent technical legal knowledge and analytical skills
  • Experience at a recognized (business) law firm or in-house (2-3 year experience is nice to have)
  • Some degree of (demonstrable) employment law experience. Background in litigation or interest in handling litigation work is a plus
  • Experience in working for international companies is nice to have
  • Well-organised, pro-active, flexible and a team player
  • A high degree of accuracy when researching, reviewing and providing legal advice
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop oneself are highly appreciated and fully supported (including via internal programs / academies)
  • The ability to flourish in a dynamic yet rewarding environment.
  • Should you become part of our team, you will pride yourself on your exceptional command of the law (in a wide spectrum of legal matters), strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and be energised by working in a high performing team who is driven to succeed.

    If you are looking to take a step up in your career and make a valued contribution, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a progressive global firm and be part of our success.


    DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

    Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed.

    Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


    In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values :

  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

    At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts.

    We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities.

    We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

    Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams.

    We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

    We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best.

    If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


    We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly.

    That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

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