New – Competition Associate, 1-2 PQE, Leading Global Firm, London
This leading global firm are looking to recruit a bright and personable Competition associate to join their impressive London team.
We understand that you’re building a future: inspiring outstanding results by collaborating with expert colleagues and delivering against complex client challenges. As a team of dedicated Antitrust and Competition lawyers, we share your approach - and your ambitions. Your journey is our journey - and together we can redefine the possible.
If your vision matches ours, you’ll enjoy a culture which is supportive, collaborative and brings the best out of our people. A culture where we are reimagining the traditional law firm model, a culture where we can turn your ambitions into reality.
Be bold, make the call and look forward to a future where we will help you to define your success.
We are currently recruiting for an Associate to join our global Antitrust and Competition team, to be based in London.
Whether our clients are engaging in M&A activity, implementing new commercial arrangements, dealing with regulators or find themselves in a competition related dispute, the London competition team advises across the full spectrum of competition law matters.
The role will be based in our London office but will also require travel to client sites and our other UK and international offices from time to time.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As part of our market-leading global team, candidates will enjoy a high quality range of work as well as taking day to day responsibility for the full range of competition matters including:
advising our clients on merger control matters
representing clients before the regulators in antitrust investigations, appeals and market studies
advising claimants and defendants in competition litigation
advising on State Aid matters
advising on all aspects of behavioural and commercial competition law
working closely with the wider competition team and with closely with clients as a trusted business partner
taking a proactive approach to business development opportunities
We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have, however, given an indicative PQE as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 0 – 2 years’ experience are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role.
The ideal candidate will:
be a qualified solicitor, ideally qualified in England & Wales or a Commonwealth jurisdiction
have strong antitrust and competition experience gained at a leading regional or City firm
have multi-disciplinary experience, including investigations, behavioural and merger control work
be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the technical issues that are key to clients
have experience working across jurisdictions and advising international clients
non-English language skills are highly desirable, though not essential
be capable of building and developing their own network of internal and external contacts
draft documents using a commercial, client focused style
comply with professional standards and all relevant regulatory obligations
comply with the firm's systems, policies and procedures in all matters - including compliance, financial systems and time recording
know and understand how to best utilise information and research resources
We are 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