EU Regulatory affairs specialist

Steptoe is now looking to recruit an EU Regulatory Affairs Specialist (‘Specialist’) to join its Brussels office.


The Specialist in Steptoe's Brussels office supports a range of practices across the firm. Specialist provides policy advice and strategic representation before the EU institutions for the firm’s clients, including governments (in particular, non-EU), non-sovereign jurisdictions, and corporate clients. The Specialist has a particular focus on financial institutions, the re/insurance sector and trade associations.

The Specialist works closely with Steptoe’s lawyers to advise clients on changes to:

  • Legislation and supervisory regulation; 
  • Third country market access to the European single market, equivalence of legislation and selected trade negotiations (e.g. Brexit and TTIP);
  • EU export control and sanctions regulations;
  • Environment and life sciences, antitrust and regulatory compliance;
  • The EU personal data protection framework, cybersecurity law and policy, and anti-money laundering legislation.

Qualifications and experience - the following will be highly regarded:

  • have a Master’s Degree in EU Law;
  • have 2-4 years of experience;
  • have in-depth knowledge of the functioning of the EU institutions and the legislative process;
  • be able to work across sectors, monitor EU policy developments and identify key issues of potential impact for the clients;
  • have an open personality and a passion for team work in an international environment;
  • be dedicated, proactive and willing to achieve;
  • work closely with our knowledge department;
  • be interested in supporting business development activities to further grow the practices; and 
  • be proficient in English. Fluency in other languages would be an advantage.

Steptoe commits to provide interesting and challenging legal work, a rewarding collegial environment, an attractive compensation, training and personalized assistance in your professional development.

Interested? Please provide:

  • a current CV (including names of 2 referees who can be contacted),
  • copies of certificates for each educational or vocational qualification (including grades achieved), and
  • two recent writing samples of your own work.


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