Competition 3 to 5 years' PQE

We are looking to recruit a solicitor with 3 to 5 years’ PQE to join our competition group. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of competition law and telecommunication regulatory experience, and will be eager to develop their career in this area.

The group

Our competition team has grown substantially in the past 12 months, which has allowed us to strengthen and enhance our existing practice across the board, offering our clients a comprehensive range of advice and expertise. Some of the sectors in which we have particularly strong expertise are media & telecoms, pharmaceuticals, financial services, consumer and betting & gaming.

 

The work

The successful candidate will be involved in providing advice to the firm’s clients and assisting them with a wide range of areas. It is essential that the candidate has past experience in all of the following areas:

  • Competition law matters generally, including merger control and behavioral/compliance matters;
  • Telecommunications regulatory matters; and
  • Direct experience of work, with or opposite national competition authorities.

In addition they will have experience in some or all of the areas listed below:

  • cartels and anti-competitive agreements;
  • abuse of dominance;
  • competition complaints to regulatory authorities;
  • merger control, including in relation to private equity acquisition and exits;
  • joint ventures, strategic alliance and collaborative arrangements;
  • competition and/or regulatory issues in the context of contractual negotiations and disputes; and
  • regulated industry matters generally.

 

The candidate

The successful candidate should possess the following key requirements:

  • Qualified lawyer
  • Excellent technical knowledge in corporate competition and telecommunications, gained within a private practice
  • Past experience working on market-leading transactions
  • Intelligent, motivated and with strong academics
  • The ability to instil confidence to the client by delivering clear, efficient and robust advice in a commercial context
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Experience in leadership as well as the ability to work as part of a team
  • Credible and self-sufficient.

 

Opening date: 1 February 2018

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Salary and benefits package competitive

 

Direct applicants only. Strictly no agencies.

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