Competition Litigation Associate

Posted 25 June by Walsh Employment
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Salary icon £180,000 - £208,000 per annum

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Our client is a prestigious international law firm distinguished for its expertise in advising technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. The firm represents companies across all stages of development, from emerging startups to multinational corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that support them. You will join a world-class competition law and litigation practice, representing business entities across various industries in complex competition litigation matters.

Competition Litigation Associate


£180-208K plus bonus and excellent benefits package.

To be successful in this role:

You will be a confident UK qualified Competition Litigation Associate with 1-3 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) in competition law, with a focus on litigation gained at a Top Tier Law Firm. Other requirements for this role include:

  • Experience of High Court and/or Competition Appeal Tribunal competition litigation
  • Strong academic background, with a law degree from a recognized institution
  • Sound knowledge of competition law principles and procedures, with prior experience in competition litigation preferred
  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to apply legal principles to complex factual scenarios
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and persuasively
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivering high-quality work product and client service excellence
  • Membership in relevant professional organizations and participation in relevant training programs or seminars is advantageous

Job role and responsibilities:

As a Competition Litigation Associate, you will work closely with partners and senior associates on a wide range of competition disputes, providing strategic advice and legal representation to clients. Other responsibilities for this role include:

  • Assist in the management of competition litigation matters from inception to resolution, including case analysis, drafting pleadings, and preparing for hearings
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on complex competition law issues, providing insightful advice and strategic recommendations to clients
  • Collaborate with senior team members to develop case strategies and tactics, ensuring alignment with client objectives and legal requirements
  • Prepare and review legal documentation, including court filings, witness statements, and expert reports, with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Liaise with clients, counsel, and external experts to gather evidence, coordinate case preparations, and support the overall litigation process
  • Stay abreast of developments in competition law and litigation trends, contributing to thought leadership initiatives and internal knowledge-sharing activities
  • Actively participate in business development efforts, including client pitches, networking events, and industry conferences, to support the growth of the firm's competition litigation practice


In return for your contributions, our client offers a competitive compensation package, along with opportunities for professional growth and advancement within a dynamic and collaborative work environment.

If you are a motivated and ambitious corporate lawyer seeking to join a prestigious firm at the forefront of the legal industry, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Required skills

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    Commercial Litigation
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  • 1
    Competition Law
  • 1
    EU Competition Law
  • 1
    High Court

Application question

Are you a UK qualified solicitor with 1-3 years PQE in competition law and focus on litigation?

Reference: 52670938

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