Spark Legal Network is looking to recruit a pro-active and highly motivated intern to strengthen the team on a full-time basis, starting from March 2019. The successful candidate will be based in our Brussels office.

As a intern at Spark, you will amongst other things, engage in the following tasks:

  • Assisting with the acquisition of new EU projects and studies through tendering
  • Execution of EU projects and studies, including the coordination of cross-border legal research team(s)
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on EU/national law related subjects
  • Reporting on legal research findings and/or analysis
  • Communication with a wide range of high profile clients

We offer:

  • A dynamic and flexible work environment, as part of an international and highly motivated team
  • The opportunity to work on projects within a broad spectrum of legal areas, always with a link to EU law and policy
  • Opportunity to grow within the company
  • A competitive salary

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and CV to by 15/02/2019, demonstrating how you meet the following essential criteria:

  • A passion for and deep understanding of EU law (at least Masters level in Law) and it’s link to EU policy
  • A stage/ internship or other work experience at the EU institutions
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • An enthusiastic, flexible attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluent English language skills

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.

Freelance economist

Spark Legal Network is looking for a freelance economist, interested in working with a team of dedicated and experienced professionals on legal, regulatory and policy tenders and projects.

Spark Legal Network, established in 2011, is dedicated to providing Europe-wide legal and policy consultancy services. Its clients include the European institutions, national governments, consultancies and international law firms. Spark has a unique operating model founded on an extensive network consisting of over 1000 experts from both academia and legal practice across Europe, covering all EU and EFTA countries. Our projects are coordinated by a highly qualified professional and international team based in London and Brussels.


  • A strong background in Economics, i.e. a Masters or PhD Degree in Economics and proven relevant working experience;
  • At least 5 years’ experience of preparing tender proposals and carrying out studies for the European institutions (or other relevant parties);
  • Fluent English language skills;
  • Independent and flexible work schedule and attitude.

What we offer:

  • A dynamic and international team, working in a collegial work environment;
  • Highly interesting projects, in cutting edge policy areas and for high-level clients;
  • Potential for growth within the company;
  • Flexible working times;
  • Competitive rates.


Although your role would depend on the specific tender or project, generally it would involve providing economic input and analysis in relation to various tender proposals and studies for the European institutions. This work will be carried out on an ad-hoc, freelance basis, and can be performed from a distance.

How to apply:

Should you be interested, please send us your motivation letter by email at and attach your CV.

Legal Experts (all areas)

We are always looking for exceptional legal experts who are interested in participating in EU projects on a freelance basis. In particular, we are currently looking for legal experts from Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Romania and Lithuania in the following areas: data protection, intellectual property law, energy law, environmental law, internal market law, competition law and health law.

If you would like to be part of Spark’s legal expert network, please send your CV to or contact us for more information.

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