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Competition Associate

Posted 16 April by Interlink Talent Solutions
Salary icon £130,000 - £150,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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This is an opportunity for a talented candidate to take on a significant amount of client contact and responsibility whilst working in a collaborative environment.

The successful individual will work in a growing law firm based in the London office taking on work to provide advice and assistance to high quality clients across a wide range of matters.

You will also have significant opportunities to contribute to the wider activities of the Department, including in relation to Business Development as well as Learning & Development.

The Competition Department

  • Highly experienced in merger control, investigations and litigation, we have wide-ranging and deep knowledge of this area.
  • The advice they provide is underpinned by commercial insight into our clients' sectors and objectives, and a focus on clear communication.

Key Responsibilities

  • While distribution of work will vary from time to time as a Competition Associate will gain experience across the full range of matters that make up the department's practice.
  • Typical work will include merger control, national security, and foreign investment
  • You will be supporting the firm's corporate departments in relation to other competition law, merger control, national security and foreign investment matters arising on their transactions and client work.
  • Supporting clients with a wide range of UK and EU competition law advice on specific matters.
  • Providing clients with ongoing competition law training in relation to competition law compliance, dawn raids, and emerging trends relevant to their businesses.
  • Advising clients in connection with public procurement and State Aid / UK subsidy control matters.
  • Assisting clients with other aspects of economic regulation, including in the utilities sectors.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong technical competence in advising on Competition law matters;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • An ability to be proactive, to plan work strategically with a view to prioritising key tasks, and to manage time;
  • A curious and entrepreneurial mind-set, identifying opportunities to improve and innovate in our delivery of work for clients; and
  • A collaborative attitude, operating as a "team player" and working effectively as part of a wider team.

If you are interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your resume, cover letter transcript and writing sample. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kean Smith for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • 1
    Competition Law

Reference: 51171866

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