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Competition Associate

Job description

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment tackling complex legal challenges? Are you passionate about competition law and eager to build a successful career with a leading European law firm?

About Us
Our client is a renowned European law firm with a prestigious London office. Their competition practice is consistently ranked among the best in the world, boasting a team of exceptional lawyers renowned for their expertise and unwavering commitment to client service.

The Role
Our client is seeking a talented mid-level competition lawyer (3-6 years PQE) to join their vibrant London team. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of high-profile matters across the full spectrum of competition law, including:

  • EU and UK merger control
  • Cartel investigations and leniency applications
  • Abuse of dominance investigations
  • Competition litigation before UK and EU courts

You will work closely with partners and senior associates, providing strategic legal advice and exceptional client service to a diverse range of international and domestic clients.

Who You Are

  • A qualified solicitor with 4-6 years of PQE in competition law
  • A strong academic background and a proven track record of success
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Fluency in English; additional languages a plus

What We Offer

  • A stimulating and intellectually challenging work environment
  • The opportunity to work alongside leading competition lawyers on high-profile matters
  • A supportive and collaborative team culture
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Excellent career progression opportunities for the right candidate

To apply
Please submit your CV to

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