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Competition Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London
£90000 - £95000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Closing date
29 Jun 2021

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Competition Associate: You will work within a Legal 500 ranked department, within a team recognised for its strategic importance with Financial Services, Rail, Shipping and Healthcare. You will be given a great deal of responsibility within a growing practice. This firm have made a number of key hires to strengthen their international growth to which you will be exposed to a vast array of domestic and international opportunity.

The Firm
This firm is headquartered in London with offices across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With a large international presence, this firm has forged close ties across Asia-Pacific, Singapore and the PRC. The diverse mix of expertise and culture has resulted in a number of strong departments, in particular, Commercial Litigation & Arbitration, Corporate, Finance, Employment, Marine and International trade and Real Estate.

With a wide range of listed and Private Companies, Institutions and Individuals, you will find the overriding ethos of the firm is quality; however, they pride themselves on their individuality, teamwork, commitment and straight-talking approach. Technology and Innovation plays a key part within this firm, but importantly the people are integral to this firm's growth. They have attracted and secured some of the best legal talents over the past 5 years from other Top 50 firms and US practices. As well as this they have one of the highest internal promotion structures with many of the Partners coming through their own ranks. Investing in Technology and their people have allowed them to win multiple Chambers and Legal 500 awards as well as Employment, Diversity and Culture awards.

A key benefit of joining this Top 30 practice is you will be exposed to a large amount of international work. With over 25% of their staff based outside the UK you will receive plenty of opportunities overseas, in particular, a large amount of their associates benefits from International Secondments. In an ever-changing and growing market, this firm has the brand not only domestically but internationally to really drive your career forward.

The Role

This firm are looking for a Competition Associate to join them in their City of London office.

You will work within the Competition team that sits within the overall Corporate department working alongside other competition associates and a competition Partner. The team comprising of over 20 Partners internationally. The ideal candidate will be experienced within a broad spectrum of Competition Law including in particular, UK and EU merger control, behavioural work in the UK and EU, cartels, market investigations and abuse of dominance. Experience of state aid and public procurement would also be of interest, but not essential.

You will be exposed to a great deal of high-quality matters, working within one of the leading competition teams in the City. You will be part of a growing practice allowing you to progress and develop. This position comes with a great deal of responsibility.

The Requirements

  • You will be a Competition Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)
  • You will be currently working within an a City or International practice.
  • Excellent communication skills and a clear interest within Competition law.
  • Exposure to UK and EU competition matters.
  • You will receive an competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package.

This is a stand out position for a Competition Associate to join this Top 30 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.
Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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