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Legal Expert (SRB/AD/2023/005)


Key information

Function group and grade
Place of employment
Brussels, Belgium
Type of contract
Temporary agent
Duration of contract
3 years (renewable)
Estimated monthly basic salary
6.169,72 €
Reserve list valid until
SRB Legal Service


The Legal Expert will contribute to the successful completion of the work of a multidisciplinary and multinational legal team headed by the General Counsel and coordinated by the Team Leaders of the respective teams.

The Legal Expert will actively participate in the representation of the SRB as an agent in high-profile litigation proceedings (including proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the SRB Appeal Panel). He/she will contribute to the preparation of all relevant documentation for litigation proceedings and will conduct extensive legal research, in particular as regards relevant case law (e.g. from the CJEU). Where appropriate, he/she will work closely together with legal experts outside the Legal Unit or with external legal advisors.

The Legal Expert will be providing legal advice including in crisis management situations and will be tasked with analysing legal questions of a wide-ranging and often novel nature and with preparing legal opinions. He/She will review internal and external documents, and assist in the preparation of draft decisions for the SRB’s decision-making bodies. The Legal Expert may be requested to contribute to handling of requests for access to documents under the SRB’s public access regime and assist in preparing legal advice on matters related to the HR and procurement files.

The Legal Expert will be expected to take initiative, speak and write excellent English, pay attention to detail and be solution-driven, as well as have the ability to work well in a dynamic environment. The Legal Expert will have a proactive approach and be capable of collaborating and communicating with numerous internal and external stakeholders.


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Why work for the SRB


At the SRB, we believe diversity creates excellence – more diverse staff members mean a wider range of opinions, leading to better and more robust teams.

We aspire to be an organisation in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated. Enabling diversity is vital to our institution to deliver the best possible outcome for our staff and for the Banking Union. The facets of diversity include – but are not limited to – gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, age, cultural background and disability.

The SRB supports our colleagues with disabilities to ensure that their work-related needs are accommodated to the best extent possible, and also provides help to disabled job applicants during the recruitment process.

The SRB offers a long-term career perspective and attractive working conditions, which are in line with the Staff Regulations (SR) and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Communities (CEOS) applicable to EU institutions. We offer a number of different contracts, as detailed below.

You will be working in a dynamic, fast-growing multicultural environment, with colleagues from across Europe. Here at the SRB you will face various challenges, explore varied opportunities and experience a people-centred working culture that gives you a voice, influence and the remit to make an impact for the benefit of EU citizens.

We value our employees, and you will have many opportunities to develop your personal and professional skills throughout your career. SRB aims at creating and maintaining a healthy work environment promoting initiatives that enable staff members to have the right balance between work and personal life.

The basic monthly salaries (in EUR) for Temporary Agents for each grade and step in function group AD, AST and AST/SC are referred to in Article 66 of the European Commission Staff Regulations, applicable from 01 July 2017.